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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2009-11-27

Dubai: "Panic spreads in stock markets"

In today’s press review, we look at Dubai’s main investment company that announced a $59 billion debt.

Le Figaro talks about “panic spreading in the markets”. Dubai’s main investment company has a debt of almost $60 billion and it has asked for more time to repay its creditors.

As a result, global stock markets were affected: CAC 40, DAX and FOOTSIE were down by more than 3%.

The business newspaper Les Echos says the “mirage is over”, it’s time for a reality check. Construction has been the worst hit, according to the paper.  Most building works have been put on halt.

Meanwhile, the Christian newspaper La Croix reports on a story that shocked Ireland.
“Irish Bishops accused of hushing up sex abuses”, reads the title. A report accuses dozens of priests of pedophilia, with hundreds of children affected. La Croix describes this as a “terrible scandal” and calls for “an end to secrecy”.

In other news, France Soir does the portrait of a French con artist and Le Figaro reveals ticks could become the man's new best friend.

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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