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The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

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Prominent Iraqi women in danger

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Music show: SLAP!, Boy George and Culture Club, plus Nao

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TALKING EUROPE

'EU parliament vote will determine heart and soul of Europe for years to come'

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TALKING EUROPE

Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

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'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

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BUSINESS DAILY

Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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Journalist Sofia Amara on meeting IS group leader's ex-wife and daughter

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Inside the mind of Bashar al-Assad: Author explores brutal dictatorship

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MEDIAWATCH

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 : 2017-11-20

Manson: Murder, mythology and mistaken identity

MediaWatch looks at the varied and sometimes surprising reactions to the death of murderous cult leader, Charles Manson. Alongside articles and social media posts denouncing his evil acts, there are those who celebrate his memory and mourn his passing. But some who tweeted #RIPCharlesManson were just plain confused.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-10-19 MediaWatch

Music stars, French art and a dead cat's renaissance

Left-wing politician Jean-Luc Melenchon gets an online roasting for mocking the accent of a reporter from south-western France. The MP for Marseille - in the south-east -...

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2018-10-18 MediaWatch

India's #MeToo moment

We take a look at some opinion pieces reacting to India's #MeToo movement, its consequences and its obstacles.

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2018-10-17 MediaWatch

Brexit: 'The end isn't nigh'

The Brexit talks look set to continue between the UK and the EU. We take a look at cartoons, social media and press reactions.

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2018-10-16 MediaWatch

Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

It took weeks but the moment did eventually come – French President Emmanuel Macron's long-awaited cabinet reshuffle was announced this morning. It was followed this evening by a...

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2018-10-15 MediaWatch

Fatal flooding in France

Three months' worth of rain, in just a few hours, led to deadly flooding in the south of France. Residents have captured scenes of deluge and destruction. Plus, Saudi Arabia says...

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