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Latest update : 2010-07-15

“World Cup win will only paper over Spanish cracks”

The Spanish side’s triumphant homecoming is on the front pages around the world. Papers are looking at the displays of unity amongst South Africans and indeed amongst Spaniards during and after the competition. Some however say Spain’s problems can’t be resolved by a mere football victory. Also in the papers: Orange Order parades, Roman Polanski and the YMCA changing its name to “The Y”. TUESDAY, 13th JULY 2010

 

 
Articles in today’s international press review:
 
La Marca: “Champions of the people”
 
International Herald Tribune:South Africa sees itself in new light after Cup”
 
The Irish Times:World Cup win will only paper over Spanish cracks”
 
The Irish Times:  “Police hurt in violence around parades”
 
Los Angeles Times: “Should the Swiss have sent Polanski back to California?”
 
The Guardian: “YMCA rebrands itself as The Y”
 
The Guardian: “Why oh y?”
 
E Online: “Village people ain’t tweaking their YMCA despite name change”
 

 

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