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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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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

French papers react after Hollande bows out: 'The End'

The press is unanimous this Friday: France's phenomenally unpopular President François Hollande was right to announce he won't be seeking re-election in 2017. But while left-wing...

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2016-12-01 Syria

'The West's Grim Failure': Papers Mourn West's Impotence as East Aleppo Crumbles

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 01.12.16: A Guardian editorial decries Western tunnel vision in Syria - it argues that governments are more interested in fighting the Islamic State group...

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