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, Mon. 20/05/13: France wants to buy two US drones. Libération investigates the ethical and legal questions this new kind of warfare raises. Also, Le Figaro takes a look at how Pope Francis is shaking up the Catholic Chuch. And Paris Saint-Germain’s coach wants to call it quits.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Friday 17 May: We examine reaction in German newspapers to François Hollande's press conference; the International Herald Tribune looks at the impact of cross-border violence in the Syrian conflict; and finally it's the end of an era as footballer David Beckham retires, The Guardian breaks down the finances of 'Dosh and Becks'.
FRENCH PAPERS, Friday 17 May: It’s all about one man in Friday’s French press review: François Hollande! Libération praises the French president’s press conference on Thursday, calling him a ‘soldier’ as he heads into his second year; however, Le Figaro claims Hollande’s speech has changed nothing; meanwhile, Slate has fun with photoshop and asks ‘Where’s François?’
IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thurs. 16/05/13: International papers focus on Barack Obama, who is facing a series of controversies that Republicans could cash in on. Also, Palestinians smuggle fast food into Gaza, scientists make a major breakthrough in human cloning and a giant rubber duck mysteriously deflates in Hong Kong.
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 16/05/13: All eyes are on François Hollande as he prepares to give his second formal press conference since being elected president a little over a year ago. Also, French politicians lash out on Twitter.