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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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2015-08-04 Barack Obama

Happy Birthday, Mr President

Media Watch takes a look at how Barack Obama's 54th birthday is being marked across the world wide web. Also, gun control's latest vocal advocate - Amy Schumer - says the US must...

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2015-08-03 Calais

Migrant Crisis: The Blame Game

Media Watch takes a look at the latest round in the Calais migrant crisis blame game. A French MP says the UK has caused the problem, by making life too easy for migrants and...

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2015-07-31 animals

#CecilTheLion : Hunter Becomes The Hunted

Media Watch takes a look at the latest developments following the death of Cecil the lion. Zimbabwe wants the American dentist who killed him to be extradited, but Walter Palmer...

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2015-07-30 Calais

Calais migrant crisis: Risking death for a better life

A war of words has broken out between Britain and France after a spike in deaths at the Channel Tunnel – we take a look at some of the reactions.

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2015-07-29 Zimbabwe

The hunter hunted

An American dentist, Walter Palmer, has become the internet's most hated man after killing a well-known Zimbabwean wild lion, Cecil. First though, online reactions to Laurent...

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