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French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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IN THE PAPERS

Manchester 'united' in its defiance against terrorism

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Manchester attack: What reponse after latest act of terror? (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Manchester attack: What response after latest act of terror? (part 1)

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China's credit rating cut over debt worries

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Cannes 2017: Al Gore 'The modern climate movement was launched here'

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TV series 'Top of the Lake: China Girl' screened at Cannes

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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 : 2010-10-14

How many people really demonstrated against retirement reform?

FRENCH PAPERS, Thursday, 14.10.2012: The police and trade unions can never agree on how many people demonstrate in the streets of France when the country goes on strike. Traditionally, the unions’ figures are double those that the police come up with. France Soir this morning has used new technology by a Spanish company facilitates accurate counting of crowds. So who is telling the truth?

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Lebanese paper L’Orient le Jour and Iranian daily Ettela’at cover Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon
 
La Tercera: “Historic rescue after tense day in San José Mine”
 
The Independent: “‘The whole world watched, but a nation has been transformed”  
 
The Independent: “A triumph of hope over despair that moved us all”
 
The Times: “Tale of ‘Los 33’ uplifts — and reaches down to our deepest emotions”
 
San Francisco Chronicle: “Wives vs. mistresses: Are miners trapped again?”
 
Gawker: “One Man's Mile-Long Sewer Journey Ends at Golf Tournament”

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