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Latest update : 2013-06-20

Messi offside?

Pictures tweeted online show Argentina and Barca star Lionel Messi in prison gear. The footballer has denied any wrongdoing after a Spanish court issued a summons to question him about tax evasion. We look, too, at the quarrel between the Taliban and Hamid Karzai about an office Taliban representatives opened this week in Doha, Qatar. And we report on an anti-smartphone device: the 'offline beer glass'.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-12-07 Senate (USA)

US Senator Franken bows out with bitterness

MediaWatch looks at the latest public figure to be brought down by the #MeToo movement. US Senator Al Franken has announced he will resign after seven women have accused him of...

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2017-12-06 Johnny Hallyday

Johnny Hallyday bids adieu

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the death of French rock legend, Johnny Hallyday. More than 100 million albums sold and a career spanning almost six decades, yet his success...

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2017-12-01 Michael Flynn

Flynn to ‘flip’ on Trump over FBI lies

MediaWatch looks at the frenzied response to the latest twist in the investigation into links between Donald Trump's administration and Russia. Former National Security Advisor...

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2017-11-30 Donald Trump

Trump's latest anti-Muslim retweets cause stir

We take a look at the media coverage of Donald Trump's latest Twitter storm. British lawmakers across the political spectrum are calling for the US president's planned state...

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2017-11-29 Africa

Macron's Africa tour

France's President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day tour of Africa. How are media outlets covering this trip? What reactions is the young leader generating on social media?...

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