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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 : 2010-09-08

“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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