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Latest update : 2018-07-19

Protesters, punches and the president's bodyguard

A security officer for the French president is at the centre of a scandal. Alexandre Benalla has been identified in a video that appears to show him hitting protesters, including a woman, during demonstrations in Paris on May Day. He was suspended, but not sacked. Plus, Trevor Noah defends his right to talk about the African roots of France's football team.

By Emma JAMES

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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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2018-10-12 MediaWatch

Royal wedding fatigue?

Emmanuel Macron dusts off his dancing shoes at the Francophonie summit. The French president and his wife Brigitte seemed to enjoy their traditional Armenian experience. Plus,...

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2018-10-11 MediaWatch

Mbappé: Time's humble cover star

The Francophonie summit is underway, amid controversy. Rwanda's Foreign Minister is expected to become the club of French-speaking nations' new Secretary-General. But some say...

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2018-10-10 MediaWatch

#HimToo: When mother didn't know best

After a UN report made dire warnings about the need to get climate change under control, there are plenty of gloomy headlines out there. But some are stubbornly clinging to their...

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