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Latest update : 2013-01-09

French far-right divided over gay marriage

The debate over gay marriage has divided much of French society, with the latest battleground being French schools. Even the far-right seems to be split over the issue. Also, what's the link between France's Culture Minister Aurélie Filippetti and the erotic novel "50 Shades of Grey"?

By James CREEDON

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2016-05-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

What would happen Bond girls if Bond was a girl?

Could a woman play the role of James Bond? The debate is ongoing on social, in particular since Gillian Anderson said she wouldn't mind being "Jane Bond". First though, a look at...

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2016-05-24 France

Petrol shortages in France and free hugs in Britain

With Mark Owen, I take a look at a good will campaign to incite Brits to stay in the EU: offer them a hug! First up though, petrol shortages could cripple France as strikes over...

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2016-05-24 British politics

Petrol shortages in France and #HugABrit

In tonight's Mediawatch, petrol shortages are buzzing on social media as unions blockade oil refineries. Also, a "Hug a Brit" campaign hopes to incite Britons not to vote for...

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2016-05-23 Austria

Far-right thwarted in Austrian election

We take a look at press and social media reaction to Austria's presidential election.

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2016-05-20 Cannes Film Festival

Festivals Drop Eagles of Death Metal

Media Watch looks at criticism of Sean Penn's new movie, after its debut at Cannes. Crass and "a little bit racist", according to some. Also, the Eagles of Death Metal are taken...

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