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Israeli strikes on Gaza as seen on social media

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Bob Dylan and the Legion of Honour

He has already been awarded the President's Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama, but France seems to be doubting whether Bob Dylan deserves the Legion of Honour. Also, a French anti-racism group sues a national bank, seeking the return of money Haiti paid for the abolition of slavery in 1825. Finally, Mao Zedong's wealthy granddaughter, plus historical figures reimagined for today.

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2014-07-09 Brazil

Israeli strikes on Gaza as seen on social media

We take a look at how Israeli airstrikes on Gaza are playing out on social media, in particular the propaganda effort by each side. Also, World Cup buzz after Germany defeated...

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2014-07-08 media

Fans heart emoji-only social network

On tonight's media menu: a social network using only emoji, a crowdfunding project for something completely unworthy that has nonetheless gone viral, but first off, buzz...

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2014-07-07 Tour de France

What do al-Baghdadi, Sarkozy and Castro have in common?

All have been photographed wearing Rolex watches and suffered criticism as a result! We take a look at the fallout from a video of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, where an...

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2014-07-04 2014 FIFA World Cup

'Fin de l'histoire'

France's World Cup hopes came to an end this evening in Rio de Janeiro after a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Germany. We take a look at online buzz in the run-up to the encounter as...

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2014-07-03 media

Sarkozy interview criticised

The journalists who interviewed Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday on TF1 and Europe 1 radio have been criticised for not asking any tough questions. Elsewhere, a Japanese politician...

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