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Latest update : 2012-12-27

France's 'thugs and hoodlums are happy'

Is it a genuine bid for transparency or PR to beef up his reputation as tough on crime - or a bit of both? French Interior Minister Manuel Valls has decided to announce the number of vehicles burned in France during the year. He'll do so on New Year's Eve. His predecessors chose not to do that because, they argued, it minimised the chances of outbreaks of gang violence, especially on New Year's Eve itself.




2015-05-28 UK

Cameron's EU charm offensive

MediaWatch takes a look at the views and stories surrounding the forthcoming referendum on EU membership, to be held in the UK before 2017. As David Cameron attempts to turn on...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

Football, fraud and FIFA

MediaWatch takes a look at the views, stories and images emerging in the wake of the FIFA fraud and corruption allegations. FIFA officials were among those arrested in dawn...

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2015-05-26 USA

Could Johnny Depp be jailed over dog row in Oz?

MediaWatch takes a look at how the US is trying to smooth relations with Iraq after questioning Iraqi soldiers’ "will to fight". Also, Nicolas Sarkozy wins a first battle in his...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Dance like nobody's watching!

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest images and harrowing testimony coming out of Burundi. Also, what should be done about internet trolls? Barack Obama’s new Twitter account is...

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Inequality, sexism and the movie industry

Irish ex-pats make incredible journeys to register their vote in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Cannes’s director defends his film festival from accusations of sexism and...

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