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Latest update : 2011-03-24

Elizabeth Taylor: the last star of Hollywood

FRENCH PAPERS, Thurs. 24/03/11, Late actress Elizabeth Taylor graces the cover of most French newspapers. Libération morns the loss of the “Hollywood’s last star.” The latest terrorist attack in Jerusalem is also in the spotlight. Le Figaro fears that given the diplomatic vacuum, things could get out of hand. Meanwhile, according to a poll in Le Parisien, UMP voters back French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s decision to shun an official voting strategy in round two of local elections this weekend,

 

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2017-08-18 Spain

Terror in Barcelona

PRESS REVIEW - Fri. 18.08.17: Papers in Spain and around the world react to yesterday's deadly terrorist attack on Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona. El Mundo calls for 'unity...

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Donald Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville continue to draw criticism. The New York Times says the US president has failed...

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2017-08-17 smoking

'Why do French people smoke so much?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Fresh figures show that tobacco consumption in France has remained stable over the past year, despite efforts by the government to reduce smoking....

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2017-08-16 USA

Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage across party lines for once again blaming both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, in...

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2017-08-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: Papers across France focus on Emmanuel Macron’s first 100 days in office. It’s been a complicated summer for Macron. After riding on a wave of...

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