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Latest update : 2013-01-07

#FrenchFarce: Brigitte Bardot to follow Depardieu to Russia?

Known for her animal rights advocacy, Brigitte Bardot says she wishes to flee France and seek Russian nationality - this over two elephants who are due to be put down at Lyon Zoo. And yes, she’s serious. This comes a day after Gérard Depardieu was granted a Russian passport by Vladimir Putin.

By James CREEDON

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2014-07-09 mediawatch

Israeli strikes on Gaza as seen on social media

We take a look at how the IDF's airstrikes on Gaza are playing out on social media, in particular the propaganda effort by each side. Also, World Cup buzz after Germany defeated...

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2014-07-08 media

Fans heart emoji-only social network

On tonight's media menu: a social network using only emoji, a crowdfunding project for something completely unworthy that has nonetheless gone viral, but first off, buzz...

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2014-07-07 Tour de France

What do al-Baghdadi, Sarkozy and Castro have in common?

All have been photographed wearing Rolex watches and suffered criticism as a result! We take a look at the fallout from a video of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, where an...

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2014-07-04 2014 FIFA World Cup

'Fin de l'histoire'

France's World Cup hopes came to an end this evening in Rio de Janeiro after a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Germany. We take a look at online buzz in the run-up to the encounter as...

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2014-07-03 media

Sarkozy interview criticised

The journalists who interviewed Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday on TF1 and Europe 1 radio have been criticised for not asking any tough questions. Elsewhere, a Japanese politician...

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