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Gun control continues to trend on US social media

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Trump, Guns and School Shootings: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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THE DEBATE

Trump, Guns and School Shootings:: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

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Music show: Duck Duck Grey Duck, Femi Kuti, Starchild & the New Romantic

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Greek Cypriot negotiator: 'We stand a chance' of reunifying Cyprus

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Towards a European army? The future of defence for the EU

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Photographer Pete Souza shares his ‘portrait’ of Obama

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Syria's White Helmets: 'We had 400 casualties last week'

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MEDIAWATCH

A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-12-12

Dial turned down on Paris nightlife

It has always been a strict city for bar and nightclub licensing, but now more so than ever. Five bars in central Paris have been told to shut their doors for 10 days, sparking online debate between those seeking quiet in their neighbourhoods and those deploring over-strict policing of nightlife venues. Also, Gérard Depardieu's suspected tax evasion in Belgium, and a new twist in the UMP leadership battle.

By James CREEDON

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2018-02-19 shootings

Gun control continues to trend on US social media

We take a look at why the Parkland school shooting in Florida remains a major topic of public debate in US media, in particular beause of the key role student activists are...

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2018-02-16 China

A controversial Chinese New Year

The must-see TV event of the Chinese New Year has left many people angry. CCTV's Spring Festival Gala caused uproar with its use of "blackface" on a Chinese actress. The sketch...

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2018-02-15 shootings

'Thoughts and prayers'

The US is averaging one school shooting every 60 hours so far in 2018. The latest school shooting in Florida has infuriated social media users who are demanding action and...

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2018-02-14 Jacob Zuma

Zuma resigns... on Valentine's Day

This programme went to air shortly before Jacob Zuma resigned - we take a look at press and social media exasperation at "The Long Goodbye". Also, it's the first Valentine's Day...

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2018-02-13 Israel

Media banned at Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial

17-year-old Ahed Tamimi's military trial began today in a highly politicised case where the Palestinian girl is charged with provoking and intimidating Israeli soldiers. She has...

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