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Latest update : 2013-03-04

Dramatic Twitter storm over use of word ‘dramatic’

Twitter users responded with satire to France 24’s Stuart Norval referring to dramatic images at a Kenyan polling station as…well… “dramatic”! We take a look at reactions. Also, fashion chain Mango is criticised for labelling a line of jewellery as “Esclave” (slave). Finally, Batman really does exist and he lives in Bradford, Northern England!

By James CREEDON

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2018-07-17 Emma JAMES

Trump backtracks on Russian meddling

Donald Trump has faced strong reactions - even from political and media allies - over his remarks at a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. The US president now says he misspoke,...

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2018-07-13 Emma JAMES

Trump rocks the boat in UK

Donald Trump's undiplomatic revelations in The Sun have put even more strain on his already controversial visit to the United Kingdom. Many people on social media were hoping to...

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2018-07-12 Emma JAMES

Croatia's close-up celebrations

We look back at some of the enduring images from last night's World Cup semi-final. Plus, we reveal the only Croatian player who's not celebrating. Also, Donald Trump's arrival...

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2018-07-11 Emma JAMES

World Cup football: It's not coming home

The second World Cup semi-final turned into a rollercoaster affair, with Croatia sealing their win in extra-time. Just before the final whistle blew, we took a look at how the...

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2018-07-10 James CREEDON

France vs Belgium at half-time

We take a look at online reactions to the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium, with Laura Cellier.

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