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'The Origin of the World'... was Irish!

The subject of Gustave Courbet's controversial painting of the female genitalia has been identified! Irishwoman Joanna Hifferman was the lover of Courbet's friend James Whistler. Courbet's painting therefore did not just focus on genitalia but was a nude that included the subject's head and shoulders. First though, more reaction to the assassination of Tunisian opposition leader Shokri Belaid. Also, what is the "Streisand effect"?

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2017-03-22 London

Internet users say 'we are not afraid' after Westminster attack

We take a look at some initial online reactions to the Westminster attack in London. Web users are paying tribute to the victims but refusing to give in to fear.

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2017-03-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

A French presidential debate with few surprises

We take a look at media and social media reactions to the first debate between major candidates in the French presidential election. Also, France's interior minister stands down...

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2017-03-16 Netherlands

What lessons for France after the Dutch election?

What does far-right candidate Geert Wilders’s poor showing in the Dutch elections mean for France, where National Front leader Marine Le Pen is hoping for victory in the...

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2017-03-15 François Fillon

Fillon fights on despite mounting scandals

He has been officially placed under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling public funds. Yet French presidential candidate François Fillon fights on, much to the...

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2017-03-14 François Fillon

Piers Morgan shouts down 'sexist' Polish MEP

Scandal-struck French presidential candidate François Fillon avoids the cameras by appearing before judges a day earlier than expected. Meanwhile, a Polish MEP whose sexist...

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