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Celebrations after Mexico's win against Germany prompts 'fan-made' earthquake

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France's Basque country, where singing is sacred

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Charitable donations: 'By 2024, we believe giving will be the norm'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Ex-Carrefour boss urged to give up €13 million retirement package

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EYE ON AFRICA

Egypt, Morocco lose first World Cup matches after conceding last-minute goals

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Macron likes his china fancy

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

World Cup kicks off; Trump hits back at critics; Migrant crisis divides EU

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The Jewish community's place in French society

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Football and tech: The data game is on!

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IN THE PRESS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-09-24

“Time for Good Ireland to tell Bad Ireland to split”

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Friday, 24th Sept. 2010: Good banks, bad banks… Isolating debt and writing it off balance sheets… Why doesn’t Ireland just divide itself in two and grant the bad part independence, ponders Frank McNally for the Irish Times. Elsewhere we look at the battle of the brothers between Ed and David Miliband and criticism in the Guardian of the abhorrent over-spending on international sporting events.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: David Miliband ‘will work for Ed’ if he loses
 
The Guardian: “Compared to a lootfest like London or Beijing, Delhi is just an also-ran”
 
Times of India: “It’s a photo finish as govt scrambles to save Games”
 
The Moscow Times: “Putin Vows Bright Arctic Future”
 
The Irish Times: “Time for Good Ireland to tell Bad Ireland to split”

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2018-06-18 Colombia

Celebrations after Mexico's win against Germany prompts 'fan-made' earthquake

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, June 18: We look at reactions in Colombia after the country elects conservative Ivan Duque as its new president. In the US, criticism grows from...

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2018-06-15 Yemen

'As Saudis go to war, the crown prince attends a soccer match'

Friday, June 15, 2018: As Saudi paper Arab News celebrates military gains in Yemen, others condemn Saudi Arabia for creating a humanitarian disaster. The New York Times reminds...

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2018-06-14 Russia

World Cup: Why footballers' haircuts show France has real chance of winning

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, June 14: As the World Cup kicks off, we look at what the Russian papers are saying and the sports pages around the world. France and Italy's diplomatic...

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2018-06-13 Brexit

Social climber: Minnesota raccoon climbs skyscraper, becomes national hero

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, June 13: A war of words escalates between France and Italy after Rome refuses to take in a migrant rescue boat carrying over 600 people. In the UK,...

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2018-06-12 Donald Trump

Trump-Kim summit: Smiles, handshakes and a bromance

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, June 12: We bring you coverage of the historic summit in Singapore between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. We look at reactions...

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