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Latest update : 2013-10-29

Russell Brand sparks debate on revolution

Russell Brand's interview last week with BBC's "Newsnight" has sparked a huge debate online. The comedian and actor called for a spiritual and societal revolution. The YouTube video of the interview has had almost 8 million views in just five days. We take a look at what his supporters say and why the critics loathe him. Also, a recent poll shows UMP leader Jean-François Copé is deeply unpopular. Finally, we check out a viral video in support of Saudi women drivers.

By James CREEDON

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2016-12-05 French Presidential Elections 2017

Can Manuel Valls unite the left ahead of 2017?

The French prime minister today announced he will take part in Socialist Party primaries ahead of the presidential election next year. Many do not think Manuel Valls is in a...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat

In tonight's show, we look at reactions to François Hollande's “mic drop” of not running in the 2017 elections and scour rumors about Prime Minister Manuel Valls preparing to run...

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2016-11-30 Donald Trump

Trump/Romney dinner: 'Romney swallowed frogs legs and his pride'

In this edition, we look at how Donald Trump plans to manage his business conflicts of interest when he becomes president. Meanwhile, Twitter is aflutter with hilarious memes...

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2016-11-29 Brazil

#Chapecoense plane crash: Tears, tributes to Brazilian team

MediaWatch looks at how the world has reacted to the tragic loss of Brazilian football team Chapecoense in a plane crash. Tributes, painful memories and images of loss are...

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2016-11-28 François Fillon

Fillon's next challenge

MediaWatch takes a look at reactions to François Fillon's triumph in the French conservative primary and what challenges now lie ahead for him. Plus, after the latest...

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