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Latest update : 2012-12-25

Depardieu, Deneuve, Voltaire, Kant and Gangnam Style

The Daily Mail has pictures of Gérard Depardieu in a wheelchair at Rome airport. He appears to be in pain though no explanation is given. Fellow French acting icon Catherine Deneuve, meanwhile, has rallied to his cause, quoting Voltaire: "I don't agree with his ideas but I will fight to the death so he can express them". Also, the Gangnam Style video on You Tube busts the billion-visit mark.

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2014-11-25 Ferguson

#Ferguson

In the wake of the St. Louis County grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, we take a look at media and social...

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2014-11-24 François Hollande

Fears of a mole in the Elysée over photos of Hollande and Gayet

"Voici" magazine insists its photos of François Hollande and Julie Gayet in a courtyard of the Elysée Palace were taken from a convenient vantage point outside the presidential...

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2014-11-21 Julie Gayet

Hollande photographed with Julie Gayet on Elysée palace balcony

Gossip magazine "Voici" is calling her France's "quasi-official First Lady". Julie Gayet was photographed by paparazzi alongside the French president on a balcony of the Elysée...

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2014-11-20 Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Did a 'second French jihadist' really appear in IS group video?

Yesterday, the French authorities named a "second French jihadist" who they claimed appeared in an IS organisation execution video. However, journalists at FRANCE 24 and...

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2014-11-19 jihad

Probe into 'second French jihadist'

The French media is looking at converts to radical Islam - we take a look at coverage in '"The Huffington Post" and "Marianne". Also, centre-right 2017 hopeful Alain Juppé is...

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