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‘The best way to afford a suit is to get a job’

We take a look at how French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron's unfortunate remarks to a trade unionist have become fodder for internet memes and hashtags. Also, can the country’s strike actions affect the Euro 2016 championship? Despite the display of wide discontent, France still does well in work-life balance indices. And finally, China is yet again in hot water after a controversial initiative targeting female drivers.

By James CREEDON

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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-west France. The MP for Marseille - in the south-east - demanded...

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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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