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Latest update : 2013-04-01

A kiss is not enough

Hollande did not manage to convince two thirds of French people during last night's televised interview, this despite a kiss of encouragement from Valérie Trierweiler. Is there a connection? No. Also, the Harlem Shake was not quite as spontaneously viral as one may think - we look at the corporate influences behind the online phenomenon.

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2014-12-18 Russia

Depardieu launches "Proud to be Russian" watch range

As Russia feels the pinch of economic sanctions, Gérard Depardieu launches a luxury watch range in Moscow and says "luxury doesn't depend on the rouble, it depends on the...

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2014-12-17 Cuba

"Todos somos Americanos"

A new chapter in US-Cuba relations has been announced ; we take a look at the online reaction.

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2014-12-16 Taliban

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A massacre carried out by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan is generating huge condemnation under several hashtags, including #PeshawarAttack, #IstandWithPeshawar and...

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2014-12-15 Australia

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François Hollande has suggested that "deep sedation" may be the solution for terminally ill patients in what some see as a move towards euthanasia. The French Parliament will...

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