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Gun control continues to trend on US social media

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Trump, Guns and School Shootings: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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Trump, Guns and School Shootings:: Can Students Help Change Gun Control Laws?

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What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

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Greek Cypriot negotiator: 'We stand a chance' of reunifying Cyprus

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Towards a European army? The future of defence for the EU

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-04-20

Far-right presidential hopeful wants to dismantle Eiffel Tower

One marginal French far-right presidential hopeful would like to see Gustave Eiffel's iconic tower torn down, saying he considers it "awful". We tell you more about this politician’s far-fetched proposals. First off though, a poster criticising police brutality has become one of the major talking points on French social media. While politicians criticise the CGT trade union for publishing it, others defend the move.

By James CREEDON

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2018-02-19 shootings

Gun control continues to trend on US social media

We take a look at why the Parkland school shooting in Florida remains a major topic of public debate in US media, in particular beause of the key role student activists are...

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2018-02-16 China

A controversial Chinese New Year

The must-see TV event of the Chinese New Year has left many people angry. CCTV's Spring Festival Gala caused uproar with its use of "blackface" on a Chinese actress. The sketch...

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2018-02-15 shootings

'Thoughts and prayers'

The US is averaging one school shooting every 60 hours so far in 2018. The latest school shooting in Florida has infuriated social media users who are demanding action and...

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2018-02-14 Jacob Zuma

Zuma resigns... on Valentine's Day

This programme went to air shortly before Jacob Zuma resigned - we take a look at press and social media exasperation at "The Long Goodbye". Also, it's the first Valentine's Day...

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2018-02-13 Israel

Media banned at Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi's trial

17-year-old Ahed Tamimi's military trial began today in a highly politicised case where the Palestinian girl is charged with provoking and intimidating Israeli soldiers. She has...

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