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Comedy pet award finalists: Toilet paper cats, headless horse and camera-shy rat

By France24
12 May 2024   |   4:09 pm
The European papers look at the dominance of the far right in Europe, a month before EU elections. We also look at protests around Israel's Eurovision candidate and at Ireland's Trinity College, which agrees to divest in exchange for its students ending their protest encampment. Also: a ladies-only exhibition in Tasmania is labelled discriminatory and we bring you the finalists from the Comedy Pet Photography awards!

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