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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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2015-09-03 Syria

Photo of Syrian boy continues to cause furor

We now know more about the Syrian child whose photo has gone viral and touched millions of hearts around the world. Artists have made their own renditions of the photo, and...

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2015-09-02 Turkey

Photo of drowned Syrian child sparks outrage

A photo of the body of a young Syrian child washed up on the shores of Bodrum in Turkey has the internet in a furor. The image is yet another reminder of the human toll of the...

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2015-09-01 Iceland

Icelandic Facebook users offer to host Syrian refugees

The migrant crisis continues to make headlines here in Europe. In Iceland, Facebook users are offering their homes to Syrian refugees, in protest at the government's policy to...

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2015-08-28 migrants

'We need an American in every train compartment'

We look at how cartoons have been covering the migrant crisis. And, at a We look at how cartoonists have covered the migrant crisis as well as a New York Times explainer on the...

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2015-08-27 Nicolas Sarkozy

From Sarkozy to Kim Kardashian: Staged celebrity photos

In tonight's MediaWatch, we take a look at criticism of the playback function on social media, this in the aftermath of the shooting death of two journalists in Virginia live on...

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