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Latest update : 2017-01-24

Polanski Pulls Out of the Césars

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy over the Césars - France's equivalent of the Oscars. Film director Roman Polanski, a self-confessed child rapist, had been due to host the ceremony, but quit as anger and threats of protest grew. There are, however, still plenty of people who feel his talent outweighs the crime.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-06-15 Emmanuel Macron

Macron likes his china fancy

Emmanuel Macron is believed to have bought half a million euros worth of china for the Élysée Palace. That's ten times the figure given by the government, and it comes just days...

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2018-06-14 World Cup 2018

World Cup fever

The World Cup has kicked off in Russia. In this edition of MediaWatch, we talk about Robbie Williams' opening performance (and that middle finger!), the fashion sense of...

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2018-06-13 migrants

Aquarius: Using migrants as political pawns

The spat between France and Italy over the Aquarius boat is making waves on the internet, with cartoonists depicting the boat and its occupants as pawns being used in the...

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2018-06-12 Donald Trump

'The bromance of the century'

We take a look at comment, reactions and cartoons in the aftermath of the Trump-Kim Singapore summit.

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2018-06-11 Donald Trump

One photo says it all at 'G6+1' summit

It was a G7 summit that confirmed a major rift between the US and its traditional allies, with one photo seemingly summing up the tensions. The image was published on the German...

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