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DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

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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 : 2010-09-08

“Stop Koran burning in Florida,” says American press

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wednesday, 8th September 2010: Papers around the world cover the French strikes with varying angles as well as the controversy surrounding alleged plagiarism in the new novel by well-known French writer Michel Hoellebecq. Elsewhere, the Boston Globe’s editorial condemns a Florida pastor’s plans to burn the Koran on September 11th. Finally, we look at “key dance moves” as determined by psychologists!

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
International Herald Tribune: French Unions in National Strike on Pensions
 
The Guardian: “Strikes and jeers show depth of French ire over pension reforms”
 
 The Guardian: Michel Houellebecq novel ruffles literary world again
 
The Slate : Hoellebecq uses passages from Wikipedia in new book
 
Boston Globe : “Stop ‘Koran burning’ in Florida”
 
The Moscow Times and the Wall Street Journal have photos of socialist-era statues in Moscow and Berlin. Is there a link?! Probably not…
 
The Independent: “The secret of male dancefloor success is all above the waist”

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2017-01-20 Gambia

'On Inauguration Day, respect for the office and hope for the nation'

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2017-01-20 Donald Trump

French papers before Trump's inauguration: 'Here we go!'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 20.01.17: All eyes are on the US today as the country gets ready to inaugurate its 45th president: Donald J. Trump. French papers are alarmed by the...

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2017-01-19 François Hollande

Is Hollande eyeing 'European Council president' post after he steps down?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, January 19: The seven candidates hoping to be the French left's presidential pick go head-to-head in the final debate before the primaries this...

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2017-01-19 climate change

11th hour: Scientists say primates facing 'imminent extinction'

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, January 19: 2016 was the hottest year on record, a phenomenon that is being blamed on human activity. Also endangered: primates who are facing...

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2017-01-18 Brexit

French papers: A small slap for Valls, a major PR blow for his campaign

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 18.01.17: French papers react with alarm to the British prime minister's highly anticipated speech in which Theresa May clarified her government's "hard...

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