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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.

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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”

By James CREEDON

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2014-10-24 Manuel Valls

Manuel Valls and the 'art of putting one's foot in one's mouth'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Yesterday, in a TV interview, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he thought a single work contract was "an interesting idea". This has drawn...

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2014-10-24 Canada

'Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Canadian papers continue to focus on Wednesday’s attack on Parliament Hill. Meanwhile, the media in Canada has drawn praise for its coverage...

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2014-10-22 Total

French papers pay tribute to Christophe de Margerie

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: There's lots of emotion in the French press as papers pay tribute to former Total CEO Christophe de Margerie following his death in a plane crash....

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2014-10-22 Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius and the lone walk to prison

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: Papers across the world focus on the sentencing of South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Opinions are split over the fairness...

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2014-10-21 Indonesia

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: In Indonesia, Joko Widodo's arrival in the presidential palace after a peaceful transition is celebrated as a confirmation of the country's...

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