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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 : 2010-09-08

“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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