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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-08-18

France set to deport hundreds of Roma

France’s satirical press, the Canard Enchaîné and Charlie Hebdo, lead today with a cynical take on the Government’s bid to deport some 700 members of the Roma community. Elsewhere, we look at coverage of yesterday’s disciplinary hearing for disgraced French footballers after this summer’s World Cup fiasco. These and other stories in today’s French press review: WEDNESDAY, 18th AUGUST 2010

 

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
French international players including Nicolas Anelka and Patrice Evra receive multiple-match suspensions:
 
Obama gears up for mid-term elections:
Libération (editorial), Le Figaro (editorial)
 
Deportations of Roma community:
 
French comic strip icon ‘Asterix’ used in McDonald’s ad:

 

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.12.14: The leading story in the French papers, as it is around the world, is yesterday's deadly Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in north-western...

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