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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 : 2010-07-28

Rape sentence for Arab posing as a Jew

The Israeli papers are covering the 18-month prison sentence handed down to an Arab man from East Jerusalem who allegedly posed as a Jew and then slept with a woman who later pressed charges. He has been convicted of “rape by deception”. Other stories we looked at in today’s international papers: an oil-eating bacteria for oil spills, a whale who jumped on top of a boat in South Africa and the Nigerian couple in the UK who had a white baby. THURSDAY, 22nd JULY 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Wall Street Journal; As Oil Spills, China Sends in the Bugs
 
Jerusalem Post: Rape charge for Arab posing as a Jew
 
Ha’aretz: Jurists say Arab's rape conviction sets dangerous precedent
 
The Guardian: Would a whale deliberately destroy a yacht?
 
The Sun: “Docs to study black couple’s white baby”
 
The Daily Telegraph : Photo of David Cameron and Michael Bloomberg eating hotdogs

 

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