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Latest update : 2014-02-12

Obama and Beyoncé affair rumour

French media have been reporting rumours of an affair between Barack Obama and singer Beyoncé, this as an unaccompanied French president arrives in Washington, DC, for a state dinner following a recent private life scandal of his own. The French paparazzo behind the Obama-Beyoncé rumour has since retracted his claims, which he made both in a Swiss daily newspaper and on French radio. The Washington Post, initially rumoured to be publishing the story, has denied working on any such scoop.

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2016-07-27 media

'France 24' amongst French media to stop publishing jihadists' photos

How can the media limit the sensationalisation of coverage of terror attacks? We take a look at some concrete initiatives.

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2016-07-26 France

Online reactions to French church attack

French politicians take to social media with many criticizing the government's management of the terror threat; this after a church in Normandy was targeted in the Islamist...

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

Leaked emails overshadow Democratic convention

#DNCleaks is trending online after a massive data dump by Wikileaks showing favouritism for Hillary Clinton within the Democratic National Committee. Also, renowned pollster Nate...

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2016-07-21 Brexit

Is Theresa May hoping to divide Paris and Berlin in Brexit negotiations?

'Le Monde' is analysing Theresa May's trips to Berlin and Paris and wonders if they are not a bid to play the two cities off against each other in Brexit negotiations. We take a...

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2016-07-20 Syria

#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes

'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town...

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