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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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2014-08-20 French politics

A bellwether for what not to do

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 20.08.14: French papers focus on the government and the first cabinet meeting since the summer recess. Right-leaning paper Le Figaro has harsh words for the...

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2014-08-20 Syria

'The world’s dictators love the unrest in Ferguson'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 20.08.14: According to Slate, the world’s dictators love the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Egypt, Iran, China and Russia have all expressed their...

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2014-08-19 Turkey

Irish officials probe teen's abortion refusal

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 19.08.14: International papers focus on the continued unrest in Ferguson. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has called in the National Guard. Will this...

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2014-08-19 French politics

Police investigate Paris ring road robbers

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 19.08.14: French papers focus on the government ahead of tomorrow’s cabinet meeting, the first since the summer recess. Also, police investigate the...

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2014-08-18 athletics

French economy: 'And if Hollande was wrong?'

The right-wing papers L'Opinion and Le Figaro hammer François Hollande for his economic failures. The latest figures show growth flatlining for a second quarter and budget...

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