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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 : 2010-09-23

“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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