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.
FRENCH PRESS REVIEW: Several French papers lead with Roman Polanski. The film director is to be placed under house arrest in his Swiss residence pending deportation to the US on rape charges dating back 30 years.
A public inquiry into the Iraq war opens today in the UK. Several British papers express concern over the choice of the chairman, Sir John Chilcot. Is he a ‘light touch’? Doubts also hang over the scope of the inquiry, seen by many as too broad.