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'Will snoop for food'

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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-08-09

Gu Kailai murder trial opens in China

International papers, Thursday 9th August 2012: The Asia edition of the Wall Street Journal leads with the murder trial of Gu Kailai; we also look at what Chinese media are saying - or rather not saying - about the case. China Daily assesses the impact of typhoon Haikui and interviews one man who chases typhoons for fun; and The Independent talks to British Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott - they tell the paper the government must keep "their hands off our funding!

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Some articles from today’s international press review:
 
Wall Street Journal Asia: ‘Murder trial of Gu Kailai begins’
 
 

By Katerina VITTOZZI

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