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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 : 2010-09-23

“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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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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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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