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Latest update : 2018-06-15

Macron likes his china fancy

Emmanuel Macron is believed to have bought half a million euros worth of china for the Élysée Palace. That's ten times the figure given by the government, and it comes just days after he was filmed saying France gives too much money to social welfare programmes for too few results. Meanwhile, India's Narendra Modi is getting ridiculed for a yoga video. And finally, a US cartoonist is fired from his newspaper for being anti-Trump.

By Shona BHATTACHARYYA

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2018-09-20 MediaWatch

Brexit plan panned by EU leaders

Theresa May's Brexit plan sinks without an alternative in Salzburg. Donald Tusk has declared it dead, while the French president has hit out at the "liars" who convinced the...

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2018-09-18 MediaWatch

Maduro: Let them eat steak

Videos of the Venezuelan president feasting at a celebrity chef's restaurant have caused widespread anger. With much of the country struggling to find food, Nicolas Maduro...

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2018-09-14 MediaWatch

Trump: Puerto Rico hurricane toll 'is a Democratic plot to make me look bad'

In today's MediaWatch, Nadia Massih takes us through Donald Trump's latest tweetstorm, described by CNN as "patently false". Also, on the day that RT published an interview with...

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2018-09-12 MediaWatch

Will Europe's copyright plans change the internet?

There's panic on the world wide web as the European Parliament backs a plan to make sweeping changes to copyright law. Could it spell the end of GIFs and memes, some of the...

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2018-09-11 MediaWatch

9/11 and the presidential fist pump

There's been criticism of the US president for his way of marking the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, which included angry tweets and a double fist pump ahead of a...

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