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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.

IN THE PAPERS

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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Wall Street Journal Asia: ‘Murder trial of Gu Kailai begins’
 
 

By Katerina VITTOZZI

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