Sarkozy jokingly calls journalists "paedophiles": controversial or not?
FRENCH PAPERS, Wednesday, 24.11.2010: The Pope holds up a condom instead of the "Bread of Christ" on the front page of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo this morning. To complete the array of scandalous front pages, Sarkozy's off the record comment to journalists, "See you tomorrow, paedophile friends!" appears out of context on the front page of Libération.
FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 10/05/13: French papers react to François Fillon’s announcement that he plans to run in the 2017 presidential election "no matter what". Also, Libération investigates the use of chemical weapons in Syria and L’Humanité takes a closer look at Chairman Mao’s controversial granddaughter.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS, Thurs. 09/05/13: International papers focus on the upcoming elections in Pakistan, rumours a controversial arms deal is underway between Russia and Syria, the other Cleveland hero and the retirement of Manchester United manager Sir. Alex Ferguson.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Weds. 08/05/13: International papers focus oh the three young women found alive after vanishing about a decade ago in Cleveland and the neighbour who helped save them. Slate says it’s a shame his heroism is being overshadowed by the public’s desire to laugh at his "colorful" interview. Also, a war of words between China and the US over cyber-espionage, and the resistance begins against Google Glasses, months before their release.
FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. 08/05/13: François Hollande has given an interview to Paris Match where he alludes to the possibility of a government reshuffle. Aujourd'hui en France says this is a message to the French people that he hears their concern, and a warning to ministers to shape up. Although Hollande claims no minister is immune, Le Figaro says several ministers are "untouchable" and unlikely to get the boot.
In today’s press review, we take a look the Israeli press following Israel's suspected air strikes on Syria. Also in the papers: make your own gun thanks to a 3D printer, and find out which countries are best to give birth in!