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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.

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2018-06-22 Selina SYKES

Melania's jacket: What did it mean?

Everyone is still talking about Melania Trump’s "I really don’t care, do you?" jacket - which she wore for a visit to a facility housing migrant children - and what message she...

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2018-06-21 Emma JAMES

Melania, migrant children and a curious message

The furore over migrant children being separated from their parents at the US border continues, despite Donald Trump's move to end the practice. The First Lady - who was said to...

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2018-06-20 Emma JAMES

US media: Outraged and outrageous on immigration

Outrage over the US policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border has ballooned, with the revelation that babies are being held in "tender age" shelters....

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2018-06-19 James CREEDON

Trump's anti-Merkel Twitter tirade

As discontent mounts over images showing distressed children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump has launched a second blistering attack on Angela...

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2018-06-18 James CREEDON

Aquarius, refugees and 'Europe's soul'

As the controversy continues over Europe's divided response to the MS Aquarius, we take a look at comment in various European media about a major faultline in European politics:...

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