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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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2014-10-20 sculpture

Provocative sculpture 'unplugged'

We take a look at buzz over the weekend about an art installation for the Paris Contemporary Art Fair that was vandalised because it looked liked a sex toy. The inflatable...

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2014-10-21 television

Armed clowns terrify the north of France

A bizarre story from the north of France has done the rounds of the world's media: armed clowns have been terrorising various towns. A youth was handed down a suspended sentence...

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2014-10-17 Michelle Obama

Might #BringBackOurGirls have worked?

With a potential breakthrough on the horizon for the release of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, we look at whether the online campaign #BringBackOurGirls may have helped. We...

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2014-10-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Ebola psychosis': Is the media partly to blame?

Fox News and other media have been accused of contributing to paranoia about an Ebola pandemic - we take a look at some of the criticism. Elsewhere, France's Economy Minister is...

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2014-10-15 Islamic veil

Former minister confronts woman wearing full Islamic veil

Nadine Morano, a minister under Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency, has spoken out on social media about an altercation she had with a woman wearing the full Islamic veil in public. We...

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