INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thursday, 25.11.2010: Yesterday, Paddy Power bookmakers passed out Ireland's big banks to become the country's largest financial institution - a fitting metaphor for the gambling that has brought the country's economy to its knees. The Irish Independent has calculated each household will be nearly €4,600 a year worse off by the end of the Government’s rescue plan.
FRENCH PRESS REVIEW: Le Parisien says the Bordeaux manager will more than likely take over from Raymond Domenech as the French football manager but not until after the South Africa World Cup this summer.
FRENCH PRESS REVIEW: How can a Western democracy, the symbol of liberty throughout the entire world, dictate to its inhabitants the degree to which they can dress, asks Sefi Hendler in today’s Ha’aretz.
FRENCH PRESS REVIEW: Not-so-fresh politician, Georges Frêche has made his last gaffe as a member of the Socialist Party having said a Jewish former Prime Minister, Laurent Fabius “doesn’t look very Catholic”. Having cut their ties with the Frêche, the Socialists could now lose out in his Languedoc region in the upcoming regional elections.
INTERNATIONAL PRESS REVIEW: The campaign has taken off! Last week The Guardian’s George Monbiot called for a citizen’s arrest of Tony Blair for leading the UK to war in Iraq. He has been blown away by the campaign’s success.
Were the Concorde manufacturers responsible for the July 2000 crash in Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris or was it the fault of a Continental Airlines flight that left debris behind on the runway? A case opened today in the Paris region to investigate the disaster.