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Latest update : 2010-04-02

Robin Williams calls Australians ‘English rednecks’

In today’s international press review, we take a look at actor Robin William’s scandalous remarks about Australia which saw Prime Minister Kevin Rudd strike back. Even the Governor of Alabama got involved! Also, the continuing fallout of the child sex abuse scandal affecting the Catholic Church and we take a look at which April Fool’s jokes worked best. FRIDAY, 2nd APRIL, 2010

Here are the articles we looked at in today’s international papers:
 
The International Herald Tribune: Top European Clerics Defend Benedict
 
The Independent:  “Vatican was warned about paedophile priests in 1963”
 
The Huffington Post: Aussie PM Blasts Robin Williams Over 'English Rednecks' Quip
 
Sydney Morning Herald: PM's 'redneck' remark draws Alabama fury
 
The Independent: So, were you fooled”
 
The Daily Mail: Gorillas in the midst of grieving: London Zoo's three lonely 'wives' mourn the loss of their mate

By James CREEDON

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