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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 : 2010-04-26

Who is Mr. Hebbadj?

Since the weekend, the French press has focused on this man whose wife was stopped by police last week for driving while wearing a full Muslim veil. It later emerged that he may have multiple wives. The Immigration Minister Brice Hortefeux says if its true, he should be stripped of his nationality. MONDAY, 26th APRIL 2010

In today’s French papers, we look at coverage of the controversy surrounding the veiled woman driver: Libération, Le Figaro.
 
Also, former French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur is in the eye of a storm. Libération says that his associates may have profited from the sale of French submarines to Pakistan in 1995. Could this money have contributed to Balladur’s 1995 Presidential campaign?
 
In Le Parisien, we look at “Fabulous Fab”, a French trader for Goldman Sachs who described as such in an internal email. This and other emails confirm that Fabrice Tourré was engaged in illicit trading similar in scale to the dodgy dealings of the the more unlucky Jérôme Kerviel of Société Générale.  

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2017-11-17 climate change

'No, it's not too late to save the planet!'

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2017-11-16 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe post-Mugabe: What happens next?

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, November 16: After Robert Mugabe is ousted from power by the military, what's next for Zimbabwe? That's what most papers are wondering. In other...

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2017-11-16 2023 Rugby World Cup

Olympics, Rugby, Golf: Has France become champion of hosting bids?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, November 16: We look at how the COP23 climate change conference is progressing in Bonn. Also, French rugby gets the hosting rights to the World...

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2017-11-15 Jeff Sessions

Turmoil in Zimbabwe: 'We will Defend the President with our Lives'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - 15.11.2017: We take a look at Zimbabwean newspapers as political turmoil breaks out in the country. We also find out how hundreds of Islamic State group...

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