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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!

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