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Latest update : 2009-12-24

It’s Christmas…and Johnny Hallyday on the front pages

FRENCH PRESS REVIEW: Most of the front pages of French papers are on Christmas this morning but Johnny Hallyday’s release from hospital also features prominently.

France Soir and Le Parisien wish everyone a ‘joyous Christmas’ on their front pages. They also feature photos of French rock legend Johnny Hallyday who has been released from hospital in L.A. The singer was being treated for complications arising out of an operation in Paris in November on a slipped disk. Hallyday is to spend the Christmas period under medical supervision in L.A.

Other stories in today’s French papers:

La Croix

France's Christian identity


Le Parisien
60-year-old woman injured by a pen…gun


Le Figaro

Christmas under high security for 100 million Christians

Libération
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2014-10-24 Manuel Valls

Manuel Valls and the 'art of putting one's foot in one's mouth'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Yesterday, in a TV interview, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he thought a single work contract was "an interesting idea". This has drawn...

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2014-10-24 Canada

'Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Canadian papers continue to focus on Wednesday’s attack on Parliament Hill. Meanwhile, the media in Canada has drawn praise for its coverage...

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2014-10-22 Total

French papers pay tribute to Christophe de Margerie

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: There's lots of emotion in the French press as papers pay tribute to former Total CEO Christophe de Margerie following his death in a plane crash....

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2014-10-22 Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius and the lone walk to prison

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: Papers across the world focus on the sentencing of South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Opinions are split over the fairness...

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2014-10-21 Indonesia

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: In Indonesia, Joko Widodo's arrival in the presidential palace after a peaceful transition is celebrated as a confirmation of the country's...

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