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Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

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30th International Festival of Fashion and Photography in Hyères

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The Right to Offend: Writers to Boycott Charlie Hebdo PEN Award

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Ethiopia's green renaissance

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Syria: On the trail of looted antiquities

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The prosecutor who could save Baltimore

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Latest update : 2013-03-22

"Allo quoi !"

We start with Nicolas Sarkozy who is under formal investigation for "breach of trust", this in relation to alleged illegal fundraising for his 2007 campaign. A Bordeaux court is investigating whether the former President was in receipt of funds from L'Oréal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt. Also, the latest catch phrase in France is "Allo quoi!" - we look into its reality tv origins.

By James CREEDON

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2015-05-01 USA

The prosecutor who could save Baltimore

MediaWatch takes a look at reaction online to the announcement that six Baltimore police officers are to face charges in relation to the death in custody of Freddie Gray. And...

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2015-04-30 David Miliband

UK election on social media

How is the UK election playing out on social media? We take a look. Also, "The Sun" backs different parties in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

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2015-04-29 Indonesia

Indonesia shows 'no mercy and no compassion'

The Sydney Morning Herald has dubbed the execution in Indonesia of eight foreign nationals including two Australians as "barbarism in the cause of political expediency". We look...

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2015-04-28 Nepal

A 'culture of police brutality' in Baltimore

Who is to blame for the riots in Baltimore? We take a look at some analysis. Also, there is criticism of the unequal resources being provided for rescue operations on Mount...

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2015-04-27 Nepal

Nepal earthquake on social media

Social media platforms have been helping establish if victims of the earthquake in Nepal are safe or not - we take a look at how. Elsewhere, a lighter story has been going viral...

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