FRENCH PAPERS, 22nd September 2010: Libération leads this morning with the divisions in the UMP party with various figures jostling for poll position in a distant bid to succeed Nicolas Sarkozy. This and other stories in today’s French press review.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Tuesday, 21st September 2010: This morning, we first of all looked at articles about France’s high terror alert before turning to Ha’aretz, a left-leaning Israeli daily, which reports on a news iPhone application tracking settlements in the West Bank. Elsewhere, we looked at coverage of Ingrid Betancourt’s memoir, which recounts the six and a half years the French-Colombian politician spent held hostage by FARC rebels.
FRENCH PAPERS, Tuesday, 21st September 2010: Most of France’s papers this morning lead on the high terror alert in the country. France Soir says provides details on last week’s warning by Algeria that a female suicide bomber was at large in Paris. The paper says she may have wished to target Gare du Nord, the train station that links Paris and London. Elsewhere the left-leaning paper Libération wonders if there’s a risk that politicians may be taking advantage of the terror alert.
In today's international press- the British papers pass judgment on the Pope's historic state visit, the far-right break through in Sweden's general election, and US blogs say Republican radical Christine O'Donnell once dabbled in witchcraft.
In today's French papers - the big political guns dominate the front pages as President Sarkozy arrives in New York, Segolene Royal make her political comeback and the papers speculate over who could be the next Prime minister.