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Latest update : 2013-02-26

'Another one bites the dust'

We look at reactions to the latest scandal in the Catholic Church - the resignation of Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien over "inappropriate behaviour" towards four men. Also, Dominique Strauss-Kahn tries to ban a graphic book written by a former mistress. Finally, Anne Hathaway's nipples get their own Twitter handle after the actress chose a provocative dress for the Oscars ceremony.

By James CREEDON

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2014-10-23 media

Media response to Ottawa shooting

We take a look at some reactions to the Ottawa shooting. Also, an iconic photo from the fall of the Berlin Wall featured a Frenchman called "Laurent", Rue89 has discovered. The...

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2014-10-20 sculpture

Provocative sculpture 'unplugged'

We take a look at buzz over the weekend about an art installation for the Paris Contemporary Art Fair that was vandalised because it looked liked a sex toy. The inflatable...

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2014-10-21 television

Armed clowns terrify the north of France

A bizarre story from the north of France has done the rounds of the world's media: armed clowns have been terrorising various towns. A youth was handed down a suspended sentence...

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2014-10-17 Michelle Obama

Might #BringBackOurGirls have worked?

With a potential breakthrough on the horizon for the release of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, we look at whether the online campaign #BringBackOurGirls may have helped. We...

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2014-10-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Ebola psychosis': Is the media partly to blame?

Fox News and other media have been accused of contributing to paranoia about an Ebola pandemic - we take a look at some of the criticism. Elsewhere, France's Economy Minister is...

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