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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.

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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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2014-12-22 Socialist Party (France)

Better not get sick this Christmas!

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 22.12.14: A major Doctor’s strike is kicking off today and set to last until December 31st. Le Parisien warns readers not to get sick during the Christmas...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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