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‘Matt O’Damon’: Actor adopted by Irish village during lockdown

By France24
23 May 2020   |   6:45 am
Papers in South Africa headline on massive lines for food aid, with lockdown measures making it difficult for some communities to access food. After French drug company Sanofi seems to promise the United States preferential vaccine access, one editorialist for Le Monde writes that the French government's anger is "morally understandable, but a bit hypocritical". We also look at the love affair between American actor Matt Damon and the Irish village where he's on lockdown. Plus, a survey finds that 8 percent of French women bid adieu to bras during lockdown.

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