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Latest update : 2013-04-26

Deported from Saudi Arabia for being too handsome

In this edition we look at a Dubai actor, photographer and poet who could be one of the three men deported earlier this month from Saudi Arabia for being too dishy. Religious police took the three guys away from a cultural festival, fearing female visitors would fall for them. Also, we look at the prospects of a continuation of the Bush dynasty. George W. Bush says his brother Jeb should run in 2016. Could there be a Bush Number Three?

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2016-02-10 Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders fires up the grass roots

Young Democratic voters are "feeling the Bern" and flocking to Bernie Sanders' anti-establishment candidacy. We take a look at media coverage of his victory over Hillary Clinton...

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2016-02-09 constitution

French MPs slammed for staying away from emergency powers reform vote

Three-quarters of French MPs did not turn up for a crucial parliamentary vote yesterday, the first in a series of votes as the government tries to enshrine controversial...

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2016-02-08 Angela Merkel

Merkel's Migrant Conundrum

MediaWatch takes a look at how the migrant crisis is affecting the German chancellor's popularity. Angela Merkel has seen her ratings fall by almost 20 percent in the last year....

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2016-02-08 Beyonce

Beyoncé's Black Power Message

MediaWatch casts an eye over the Super Bowl half-time show that's got everyone talking. Beyoncé sends out an unequivocal political message and it could usher in a new era for the...

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2016-02-05 Julian Assange

Assange #ArbitrarilyDetained

Media Watch takes a look at the reactions, both analytical and witty, to the UN Working Group's finding that Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained". Assange's supporters...

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