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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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2014-09-22 French politics

The Sarkozy soap opera

Nicolas Sarkozy's announcement of a return to politics dominated French media over the weekend, culminating in a primetime interview on the France 2 network. We take a look at...

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2014-09-19 Scotland

Sarkozy's political comeback: Did he ever leave?

Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his intention to make a political comeback - we take a look at the buzz. Also, reactions to yesterday's referendum in Scotland and finally a big TV...

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2014-09-18 UK

Scotland's relationship status: 'It's complicated'

We look at comments likening tensions between England and Scotland to a lover's tiff or even a potential break-up/divorce, this as voters in Scotland go to the polls in their...

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2014-09-17 referendum

Scottish referendum in the media

We take a look at how the Scottish referendum is being covered, including accusations of media bias but also claims by journalists that covering the story is particularly...

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2014-09-16 Ukraine

Ukraine politician thrown on rubbish heap

Many a protest movement has threatened to "throw out" the politicians or "dump" them. In Ukraine earlier today, the notion was taken quite literally. Elsewhere, we look at the...

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