British media “in full hysteria mode” over royal engagement
INTERNATONAL PAPERS, Wednesday, 17.11.2010 : It’s William and Kate, Kate and William all over the front pages of the British press this morning on the day after the second in line to the British throne announced his engagement. This and Ireland’s woes as well as confusion over a mosque that turned out to be a church in the US…in today’s international press review.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Friday, 1st October 2010: This morning we look at coverage in the Irish papers of the latest bailout of Anglo Irish Bank. Also, Google Streetview’s latest innovations; the death of Hollywood legend Tony Curtis and a mouse that was found in a loaf of bread!
FRENCH PAPERS, Friday, 1st October 2010: Le Parisien and Le Figaro lead with a photo of the hostages recently taken by AQIM in Niger. Elsewhere, Delhi recruits 10 large monkeys to fend off marauding macaques at the upcoming Commonwealth Games; sports paper l’Equipe looks at doping allegations surrounding Alberto Contador and we look at a video of two women wearing full Islamic veil… and mini-skirts.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, THURSDAY, 30th SEPT 2010: The Wall Street Journal reports on the provocative bid by Russian’s President Medvedev to visit the disputed Kuril Islands to the north of Japan and claimed by Tokyo since they were seized by the Soviet Union after World War 2. We also look at coverage in the British press of David Miliband’s decision to walk away from his brother Ed’s shadow cabinet.
FRENCH PAPERS, THURSDAY, 30th SEPT 2010: In this morning’s French papers we look at the Elysée’s concerns about the appeal of Front National leader Marine le Pen. Also, the French President attempts to woo Catholic voters with a visit to the Vatican next month. Finally, we take a look at coverage of the Paris Auto Show.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, WEDNESDAY, 29th SEPT 2010: According to the German press and the Daily Telegraph in the UK, Berlin will make its final reparations payment this week for World War One agreed during the Treaty of Versailles. Elsewhere, we look at an embarrassing moment on Australian television, Barack Obama is increasingly vocal about his Christian faith and North Korea’s ruling clique which is coming into clearer focus.