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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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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-09-23

“Want to be happy? Don’t live in the UK”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thursday, 23rd SEPT. 2010: This morning we look at a “quality of life” index in The Guardian which suggests Britain and Ireland have the lowest quality of life in Europe with France being ranked on top… The 16 factors taken into account included hours of sunshine and holiday entitlements. Other stories: General David Petraeus says he won’t be rushed out of Afghanistan, coverage of the Commonwealth Games fiasco and flies that can detect death from ten miles away.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Times: “Petraeus - I won’t be rushed out of Afghanistan”
 
Washington Post: “White House doesn't dispute Woodward book's portrayal of Obama”
 
Times of India (New Delhi edition): “97% say Games bosses have tarred India's image: Poll”
 
Sydney Morning Herald (blog): “The bravest call is to boycott the Games”
 
The Guardian: “Want to be happy? Don't live in the UK”
 
The Guardian: “Lord of the flies: the insect detectives”
 

By James CREEDON

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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2014-09-16 immigration

Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster have signed a pledge in the Daily Record to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots...

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-15 Scottish independence

War on 'death cult'

The Wall Street Journal (Europe) leads on a pledge by British PM David Cameron to "destroy" the Islamic State organisation following the murder of a British aid worker....

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

The Independent leads on the "impossible war" on the Islamic state organisation, arguing Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria "may prefer the militants as a lesser evil compared...

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