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Come on, dance the Algerian version of Gangnam Style

The French government says it wants an end to racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic messages being posted on Twitter. We also look at You Tube's move to enforce its video view count policy - two billion video views have been removed. Finally, we play a YouTube video that had us in stitches here in the newsroom. It shows Algerian men strutting their stuff Gangnam Style!

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-02-24 Donald Trump

Trump: ‘Fake news’ and unnamed sources

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2017-02-23 police

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2017-02-22 Emmanuel Macron

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2017-02-21 Emmanuel Macron

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2017-02-20 Sweden

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Donald Trump suggested an incident had taken place the previous evening in Sweden, this during a speech where he mentioned several examples of rising crime rates in European...

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