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Latest update : 2013-04-18

Not everyone's a Thatcherite, David Cameron

There's confusion in the US media as reports circulate of an arrest in connection with the Boston bombing. The FBI quickly deny this and tell journalists to verify information before reporting! Margaret Thatcher’s funeral dominates social media in the UK, while the papers battle it out to condemn or congratulate those in charge of organising the former Prime Minister’s funeral. And in New Zealand, MPs pass legislation to allow same-sex marriage, and celebrate with a song.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear



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Israel's bus segregation U-turn

MediaWatch looks at reaction to the Israeli government's U-turn over the segregation of Palestinian bus passengers. Just hours after announcing a pilot scheme to ban Palestinians...

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Media Watch takes a look at the first reactions to the death sentence handed down to the Boston Marathon bomber, Djokhar Tsarnaev. A jury decided on the ultimate punishment for...

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