The Independent (UK)
Olympic spirit comes to Britain
The UK daily goes big on the scuffles between police and protestors that dogged the Olympic flame on its journey through the British capital.
The Daily Telegraph (UK)
Olympic torch relay nearly abandoned
The British daily says the disruption caused by demonstrators in London was so bad that Chinese officials considered calling off the Olympic torch procession.
China Daily (China)
Warm reception in cold London
The rumpus over anti-Beijing protests seems to have escaped the Hong Kong based journal.
La flamme porte la résistance à Paris
Flame brings resistance in Paris
The centre-left French daily reports as the French capital bids do outdo London on the anti-Beijing protest front.
JO de Pékin, retour de flamme
Beijing Olympics: Return of the flame
The French communist daily carries the views of various personalities on a possible boycott of the opening ceremony in Beijing.
The Guardian (UK)
Zimbabwe's razor edge
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai calls on world powers to help end Robert Mugabe’s reign.
La voix du nord (France)
The northern French paper reports on hit comedy Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis. Now the highest grossing French language film in French cinema history, its creator is looking at taking on the international market.