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Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

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Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat

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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2010-09-28

Angkor Wat threatened with collapse by thirsty tourists

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, TUESDAY, 28th SEPT 2010: The Guardian leads with a report on the danger that Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s famous temple complex, could risk serious damage with essential water being drained from its base to cater for tourists. We also look at the fallout of Ed Miliband’s nomination as Labour leader, ongoing travails for the Delhi Commonwealth Games and the death of Segway’s owner…on a Segway.

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: “Ed Miliband to say Labour was wrong over boom and bust”
 
The Guardian: “Private water raiding threatens Angkor's temples built on sand”
 
The Times: Commonwealth Games venues given false safety certificates by officials
 
Times of India: “Poor banished from public spaces”
 
Chicago Tribune: “Segway maker is killed on one”
 
New York Times: Owner of Segway Company Dies in a Segway Accident
 
The Sun: “Segway boss dies riding one off cliff”
 
Sydney Morning Herald: “Have the wheels fallen off the Segway revolution?”

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

'Hollande's protégé steps forward after palace coup'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 02.12.16: British paper The Times describes President Hollande's decision not to run for a second term as a "palace coup" by none other than his former...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

French papers react after Hollande bows out: 'The End'

The press is unanimous this Friday: France's phenomenally unpopular President François Hollande was right to announce he won't be seeking re-election in 2017. But while left-wing...

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2016-12-01 Syria

'The West's Grim Failure': Papers Mourn West's Impotence as East Aleppo Crumbles

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 01.12.16: A Guardian editorial decries Western tunnel vision in Syria - it argues that governments are more interested in fighting the Islamic State group...

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