Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

#MeToo and mixed messages

Read more

THE DEBATE

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: 7 years after the arab spring marked by fresh protests

Read more

FOCUS

Stolen medication sold on black market in Mexico

Read more

ENCORE!

Brendan Power: The future of the harmonica

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Louise Arbour: Negative attitude towards migration 'completely self-defeating'

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Former WTO head Lamy: 'Brexit is like trying to get an egg out of an omelette'

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

2018 begins: A happy new year for Europe?

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

Read more

THE OBSERVERS DIRECT

Tunisia's fleeing youth

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-02-24

Front page photo of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt kissing in Paris

Its French politics and frivolous stories about a wealthy Spanish lynx and “Brangelina’s Paris kiss” in today’s French press review. WEDNESDAY, 24th FEBRUARY, 2010

They’re the most glamorous couple in Hollywood according to this morning’s Le Parisien. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie shared a kiss in the French capital yesterday which was promptly splashed across the front page of Paris’s most popular tabloid. The photo “puts an end to rumours of a separation between the two actors,” according to the paper.
 
Angelina Jolie is in Paris filming a remake of the French film “Anthony Zimmer”.
 
Other stories in today’s French papers:
 
Libération covers the controversy over a candidate for France’s regional elections Ali Soumaré (Socialist Party) who was falsely accused of several crimes which he did not commit. The UMP Party have been accused of defamation and “low tactics”.
 
Sarkozy has again “opened up to the Left” with several appointments to public positions of members of the opposition.
 
The following regional papers are covering the end of the strike in Total’s Dunkirk-based oil refinery:
 
 
 
 
And Centre Presse leads for the second day in a row on the crayfish controversy! (Local authorities are planning to build a road over a crayfish habitat…)
 
Spanish woman leaves €3m in will for protection of Iberia’s only lynx!

By James CREEDON

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2018-01-15 Donald Trump

Citizen protest: Artist projects s***hole onto Trump's Washington hotel

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 15: Is the #MeToo movement starting to bear fruit? We look at a prominent French video game developer, photographer Mario Testino and a...

Read more

2018-01-15 Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve (sort of) apologises for anti-#MeToo op-ed

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 15: Catherine Deneuve offers a semi-apology following last week's controversial Le Monde op-ed criticising the #MeToo movement as...

Read more

2018-01-12 El Salvador

S***hole or Shithole? Press grapples with Donald Trump's latest profanity

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Friday, Jan. 12, 2018: From asterisks to "S-hole," The New York Times offers a breakdown of how American media outlets handled Donald Trump's alleged use...

Read more

2018-01-12 Austria

'Happy New Year, Happy Divorce': Survey confirms rise in January breakups

FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, Jan. 12, 2018: With Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, Le Figaro sounds the alarm about a growing rift...

Read more

2018-01-11 Pakistan

Amnesty condemns 'impunity' after France 24's Pakistan correspondent is beaten

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, January 11: Riots break out in Pakistan over the brutal rape and murder of a young girl. Meanwhile, France 24's Pakistani correspondent Taha...

Read more