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"Brooks contacted Dowler private detective herself"

In today's international papers - did News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks order the hacking of teenage murder victim Milly Dowler's phone herself? The political fallout grows from those shocking revelations - while in the US journalists point out that even if Strauss-Kahn's accuser lied in the past, that doesn't mean she wasn't raped.

The Independent leads on an exclusive - that News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks personally ordered the hacking of murder victim Milly Dowler's mobile phone - despite her denials.

The Financial Times explains why the growing storm is so politically explosive - calling on Rupert Murdoch to take responsibility.

The LA Times reminds its readers that even if Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser has lied in the past - that doesn't make her any less a rape victim.

And The Guardian says winemakers are lying on their bottles - underestimating the percentage of alcohol in their products.

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2017-01-18 Brexit

French papers: A small slap for Valls, a major PR blow for his campaign

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2017-01-18 Theresa May

Theresa May: 'It's my way or the highway'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - 18.01.17: British papers react to PM Theresa May's highly anticipated speech in which she clarified the government’s "hard Brexit" plans. Also, the world...

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2017-01-17 Brexit

'Great Brexpectations'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 17.01.17: In the UK, Theresa May is set to give a speech in which she will present a 12-point plan for Brexit. British papers are calling it her most...

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2017-01-17 Donald Trump

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2017-01-16 Donald Trump

Donald Trump's busy weekend

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, January 16: Donald Trump has had a busy weekend. He was criticised by CIA Director John Brennan and he gave multiple interviews, including one of...

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