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THE DEBATE

Westminster Attack: What response to Parliament Rampage? (part 1)

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'Terror in Westminster'

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Internet users say 'we are not afraid' after Westminster attack

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Latest update : 2013-07-10

Rapper Mos Def tries Guantanamo-style force-feeding

To bring attention to the force-feeding of Guantanamo Bay inmates on hunger strike, a US rapper, Mos Def, took on more than he had bargained for. The gruesome process, whereby a plastic tube is inserted up the nose, can take up to two hours at a time and be performed twice daily on inmates. Also, Nicolas Sarkozy announces a political comeback (or does he?) while Britain's Channel 4 courts controversy during Ramadan.

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2017-03-22 London

Internet users say 'we are not afraid' after Westminster attack

We take a look at some initial online reactions to the Westminster attack in London. Web users are paying tribute to the victims but refusing to give in to fear.

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2017-03-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

A French presidential debate with few surprises

We take a look at media and social media reactions to the first debate between major candidates in the French presidential election. Also, France's interior minister stands down...

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2017-03-16 Netherlands

What lessons for France after the Dutch election?

What does far-right candidate Geert Wilders’s poor showing in the Dutch elections mean for France, where National Front leader Marine Le Pen is hoping for victory in the...

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2017-03-15 François Fillon

Fillon fights on despite mounting scandals

He has been officially placed under formal investigation on suspicion of embezzling public funds. Yet French presidential candidate François Fillon fights on, much to the...

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2017-03-14 François Fillon

Piers Morgan shouts down 'sexist' Polish MEP

Scandal-struck French presidential candidate François Fillon avoids the cameras by appearing before judges a day earlier than expected. Meanwhile, a Polish MEP whose sexist...

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