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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 : 2010-08-11

Air steward flees plane on inflatable slide

The British and American press are feting an air steward who lost his cool on an internal US flight. The exasperated employee grabbed two beers, pulled the emergency lever and slid off the plane on an inflatable slide after landing in New York! This and other stories in today’s international press review: WEDNESDAY, 11th AUGUST 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Moscow Times: “Co-Pilot Putin Helps Put Out Wildfires”
 
Bangkok Post :  “Extreme weather becoming more frequent”
 
New York Times: “Scientists See Links From Asian Floods to Russian Heat”
 
Daily Mail: “World discovers a new hero: The air steward, who lost his cool, grabbed a beer, slid down plane's emergency chute and launched himself into stardom on Facebook”
 
USA Today: “Jet Blue worker strikes a nerve with stressed workers”
 
Vancouver Sun: “Mecca super clock threatens to call time on GMT”

By James CREEDON

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