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Latest update : 2013-07-31

Not OK to say 'OK' for François Mitterrand

We look at some pretty good French-themed videos this evening: a fake Paris built near Shanghai, and former president François Mitterrand losing his cool with an aide who had the audacity to use the anglicism "OK"! First though, a look at social media reaction to Catherine Ashton's visit to Egypt.

By James CREEDON

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