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Latest update : 2010-04-21

"Stranded passengers return home"

In today’s French press review, we talk about stranded passengers’ relief when they heard that flights were resuming across Europe.

Libération says that three quarters of the flights have resumed in France, and that stranded travelers should be able to return home within two days. The newspaper describes a day at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, where emotions were mixed.
 
Meanwhile, Le Figaro interviewed Eric Mas, a French weather forecaster. He warns that it could still be dangerous to fly today, as the wind direction has not changed since the start of the week. He expects winds to clear the skies by next week-end.
 
And finally, Le Monde reports about tonight’s Champions League semi-final. Lyon faces Bayern Munich and the newspaper wonders if the French can win, despite being “Europe’s economic dwarfs”.

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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2015-08-05 Burma

Burmese government admits 'weak' response to floods

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Wed. 05.08.15: The Burmese press reacts to a 'weak' government response to widespread flooding. In Germany, the Attorney General steps down after a failed...

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2015-08-05 migrants

'The spectre of Sangatte' : France's migrants

FRENCH PAPERS - Wed. 05.08.15: The migrant crisis continues to dominate the French press, but today the focus turns from camps in Calais to those in the capital. Financial paper...

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2015-08-04 climate change

'How to detect nonsense about climate change'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 04.08.15: U.S. papers react to Obama's Clean Power Plan. The Washington Post shows us 'how to detect nonsense about climate change'. The Jerusalem...

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2015-08-04 Gabon

Gabon President aide detained in Paris

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 04.08.15: A close aide of Gabon's President is arrested by French authorities in Paris on suspicion of money laundering. Liberation lists some solutions to...

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2015-08-03 migrants

'Gulf countries need proof and guarantees'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 03.08.15: John Kerry's visit to Qatar does little to reassure the Gulf press on the Iran nuclear deal. The migrant crisis continues to dominate the...

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