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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 : 2010-07-30

“Why are French women killing their babies?”

Papers around the world are covering the case of multiple infanticide in the north of France with many wondering what is behind this phenomenon and whether it happens in France more than elsewhere. Other stories in today’s international press review: cloned food products creeping into European supermarkets; the end of old-fashioned sound technology in Hollywood and the oldest man in Japan who is found dead…for quite some time! FRIDAY, 30th JULY 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: French mother admits to killing eight of her newborns
 
The Mirror:Why do some mums kill their babies?”
 
Time:Why are French women killing their babies?”
 
International Herald Tribune: “Cloned Livestock Gain a Foothold in Europe”
 
The Independent: “Why technology threatens the most lo-fi crew members in Hollywood”
 
Mainichi Daily News(Japan):Skeletal remains of '111-year-old' man found in Tokyo home”

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