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Latest update : 2012-12-07

Laughter is the best medicine

The Irish panic-buy wine ahead of austerity measures targeting alcohol... meanwhile, George Osborne chuckles in Parliament while announcing a tightening of the British purse strings. Also, France's budget minister is accused of having an offshore bank account and Gérard Depardieu duets with the Uzbek President's daughter!

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2015-05-06 UK Elections

'Is the UK still located in Europe?'

"The Guardian" has sought the opinion of London correspondents for European newspapers about tomorrow's vote - some are wondering why Britain's position in Europe is so absent...

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2015-05-05 security

'French Patriot Act' criticised online

France's Parliament has voted in favour of legislation that will give the security services increased surveillance potential. It has been dubbed the "French Patriot Act" by...

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2015-05-04 Qatar

'François of Arabia' criticised in French press

The French President is criticised for "doing business" with Gulf dictatorships. Elsewhere, Russell Brand backs Labour in the UK general election despite previously having said...

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2015-05-01 USA

The prosecutor who could save Baltimore

MediaWatch takes a look at reaction online to the announcement that six Baltimore police officers are to face charges in relation to the death in custody of Freddie Gray. And...

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UK election on social media

How is the UK election playing out on social media? We take a look. Also, "The Sun" backs different parties in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

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