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Lucy, Obama and Donald Trump are 'part of the same human family'

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Latest update : 2014-08-18

Photoshoot of French finance minister in rowboat sums up economic woes

A photoshoot of Michel Sapin, the French finance minister, in a rowboat comes at a bad time with figures released today showing the French economy has flatlined in the second quarter. In French, the verb "to row" (ramer) is often used to describe a person who is struggling to deal with a situation. We also look at the hacking of Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account as well as online reaction to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

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2015-07-28 Barack Obama

Lucy, Obama and Donald Trump are 'part of the same human family'

We take a look at some of the buzz surrounding Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. Also, does Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel Prize, as Vladimir Putin declared?

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2015-07-27 France

'Busted!'

A British peer is shamed on the front page of "The Sun" in a salmon-coloured bra, this during an alleged drug-fuelled evening with two prostitutes - we take a look at the...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Kenya urges #SomeoneTellCNN

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy that threatens to overshadow the US president's visit to his father's homeland, Kenya. Kenyans have reacted with anger, humour and...

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2015-07-23 NASA

Any Keplerlings on 'Earth 2.0'?

Twitter is censored in Turkey once again - we take a look at why. Also, NASA's Kepler telescope discovers a planet like Earth and social media imagines what Earthlings might do...

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2015-07-22 agriculture

French farmers say cut out the middleman

With supermarkets bulk buying and driving down prices, many French farmers are seeking to build direct links with consumers, cutting out the middlemen. This and other stories in...

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