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Latest update : 2014-04-22

Hollande carries the cross of unemployment

Le Monde’s cartoonist depicts the French President carrying a cross this Easter Monday as a symbol of the rising unemployment figures he has pledged to tackle. We also look at online reaction to the release of four French journalists who had been held hostage in Syria. Elsewhere, David Cameron is criticised for his remarks on Britain being a “Christian country”. We also take a look back at criticism made of Nicolas Sarkozy when he made a similar statement about France and Europe’s “Christian ro

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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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