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Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-07-09

Broken Trust in Banks - July 6, 2012 (part 2)

Yet another banking scandal you might say, but the rate-fixing charges brought against Barclays could spread fast and challenge whatever faith remains in those who handle our money. Also, the PRI's promises in Mexico and French Socialism meets austerity.

  • Vivienne Walt, Time magazine
  • Judah Grunstein, World Politics Review
  • Patrick Vignal, Reuters news agency
  • Antonio Rodriguez, Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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Produced by Nicola Hebden, David Boratav, Paul Maakad

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