INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Friday, 19.11.2010: Berlusconi has chosen a bad time to repair a penis on a classical statue of "Venus and Mars' in his Rome office - we look at reaction in the press! Also, an American pastor bans his flock from Facebook and the debate continues in Ireland over whether accepting the bailout means the end of the country's hard won independence from Britain in 1922.
FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. 15/05/13: The Cannes film festival kicks off for its 66th edition. Also, papers are still reacting to the violence on Monday night that marred celebrations of Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 victory. How did the situation get out of hand and who is responsible? Finally, France's Economy Ministry could be targeted by a rumoured cabinet reshuffle.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tues. 14/05/13: Actress Angelina Jolie pens a piece in the New York Times explaining why she decided to have a preventive double mastectomy. Also, garment workers in Bangladesh are to get a pay rise and a safer work environment, the US Justice Department secretly obtained phone records from AP journalists, and a Canadian superstar astronaut returns to Earth.
FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 14/05/13: French papers react to what was supposed to be a celebration of Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 victory yesterday that turned quite violent. Critics say the police was underprepared. Also, according to a recent study, French people’s approval of the European Union is plummeting. Finally, the government wants to tax smartphones and tablets to fund culture.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Mon. 13/05/13: International papers react to elections in Pakistan over the weekend. Pakistani papers applaud the voter turnout despite threats from the Taliban. Also, China remembers victims on fifth anniversary of a deadly quake, Benjamin Netanyahu sparks outrage over "bed-gate" and a town in Spain boasts zero unemployment.
FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 13/05/13: Paris Saint-Germain clinched their first Ligue 1 title in 19 years on Sunday with a 1-0 win over Lyon. Also, François Hollande’s government gears up to tackle pension reform, Ségolène Royal releases a book and French papers react to rising tensions on the border between Turkey and Syria.