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Latest update : 2013-05-08

France's 'Canard Enchaîné' publishes recordings of prank phone calls

France's top satirical paper has decided to break with a tradition of having almost no web presence and has posted two audio files of prank calls. Among the victims is Claude Guéant, the former interior minister who is currently embroiled in a scandal over alleged government slush funds and illegal fundraising from Libya for Sarkozy's 2007 campaign. Both Guéant and his UMP colleague Patrick Devedjian let some "cats out of the bag". First though, the French Army hits social media!

By James CREEDON

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2015-04-24 Armenian genocide

Controversy reigns 100 years after the Armenian genocide

The political and moral arguments continue as the world marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Media Watch takes a look at the images, quotes and articles that are...

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2015-04-23 migrant

#MigrantLivesMatter trends online

After almost 1,000 would-be migrants died when their makeshift boat capsized in the Mediterranean, NGOs and others are using social media to pressure European leaders into...

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2015-04-22 Marine Le Pen

French 'anti-terror' bill boosted by foiled attack

A thwarted attack on two churches outside Paris has shone the spotlight on proposed anti-terror legislation that would strengthen intelligence resources through increased...

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2015-04-21 Mohammed Morsi

Reactions to 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial

Oskar Gröning admits moral guilt as his trial opens - we take a look at reactions to what will be one of the last Nazi trials in Germany. We also take a look at reactions to the...

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2015-04-20 immigration

'Europe's darkest day'

We take a look at press and social media reaction to the tragic death of hundreds of African migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend.

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