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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-06-17

Many left the stadium early, “vuvuzelas tucked dejectedly under their arms”

The Mail and Guardian in South Africa speaks of the disappointment of South African fans after their 3-0 defeat to Uruguay. Elsewhere the International Herald Tribune asks whether the “burst of summitry” in the eurozone is helping or hurting the single currency. We also look at the controversy surrounding the British minister who called French a “useless language”. These and other stories in today’s international papers: THURSDAY, 17th JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
El Mundo: “Zapatero alone in reforms between markets and strikes”
 
The Independent: Spain: the new crisis in Euroland 
 
The Independent “If Greece was Northern Rock, Spain is Lehman Brothers”
 
International Herald Tribune: “A Burst of Summitry May Backfire Against Euro”
 
Tribune de Génève : La victoire historique d'une Suisse héroïque!
 
Marca (Spain) : « España sufre un gravísimo accidente » (Spain suffers a serious accident)
 
Mail and Guardian: “Bafana’s World Cup dream in tatters”
 
Daily Telegraph : “Former minister Chris Bryant: French is a useless language”
 
Le Post : « Le français est une langue "inutile", selon un ancien ministre britannique » (“French is a useless language, according to a former British minister”)
 
 

By James CREEDON

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