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Latest update : 2012-01-17

Will the Tea Party win the South Carolina primary?

We take a look at the South Carolina primary - with some papers saying that whoever is the candidate, it's the Tea party that has won, and others saying the movement is on the decline. We're also talking about plans to build the Queen a new yacht - they're pretty controversial in austerity-hit Britain.

The Guardian argues Jon Huntsman pulling out of the race proves the Tea Party has won the Republican nomination - by destroying the party's centre ground - while The Daily Beast reckons the movement's actually a victim of its own success, and could soon die out.

The New York Times is looking at all those expensive campaign ads - while there's an impassioned plea for campaign finance reform on the Huffington Post.

Meanwhile, it's the Queen's diamond jubilee that has the British papers excited - The Guardian is furious at the idea of spending £90m in these austere times - and has some other suggestions for presents.

By Elena CASAS

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2014-12-24 Christmas

François Hollande's Christmas wish list

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 24.12.14: French papers focus on the traditional Christmas scandal: should nativity scenes be allowed in public spaces in secular France? Also, Slate...

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2014-12-23 terrorism

10 'ambush gifts' NOT to give your children this Christmas

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 23.12.14: French papers focus the city of Nantes. Last night, a van ran into Christmas shoppers injuring several people. This comes after a similar incident...

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2014-12-23 North Korea

Would a (hypothetical) US cyber attack on North Korea be legal?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 23.12.14: The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House is considering an array of options against North Korea in response to that alleged...

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2014-12-22 Tunisia

The 'world’s unluckiest man' turns misfortune into a golden opportunity

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS: Mon. 22.12.14: Papers focus on Tunisia’s first free Presidential election, the fatal shooting of two police officers in New York City on Saturday and a tale...

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2014-12-22 Socialist Party (France)

Better not get sick this Christmas!

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 22.12.14: A major Doctor’s strike is kicking off today and set to last until December 31st. Le Parisien warns readers not to get sick during the Christmas...

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