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Terror in Barcelona

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Terror attack, Trump turmoil rattle stock markets

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IN THE PAPERS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-10-24

Drop the weight and your taxes will plummet, too!

French papers are outraged by an Italian court's decision to jail scientists for failing to predict an earthquake. Also, a report on the police handling of the "Merah" case makes waves, and the European Central Bank is trying to redress the balance when it comes to gender equality in the workplace.

The Catholic daily, La Croix, is headlining on the decision in L’Aquila to jail seismologists. Le Figaro says fostering a litigation culture could see scientists silenced.

Meanwhile, police investigation on the “Merah” case in France has revealed there were institutional failures in the handling of the case. Le Parisien suggests the police slipped up on a number of occasions, while Libération says the whole anti-terror unit needs an overhaul.

And business daily La Tribune says that the European Central banks being rocked by a battle of the sexes, while Libération admits gender equality has a long way to go in every sector. And a German MP says he’ll reduce social security payments for obese people who manage to shift the pounds! La Tribune has the story.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2017-08-21 Spain

Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during total solar eclipse

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, August 21: We look at the investigation in to the Spanish terror cell behind Barcelona's attack and tributes to the victims. The US and South Korea...

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2017-08-21 France

Fighting back: How can Europe protect citizens from 'soft target' terrorism?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Monday, August 21: It's 'back to work' week for Emmanuel Macron after a 10-day break. He's laying the ground for debates around the hot topic of reforming...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Terror in Barcelona

PRESS REVIEW - Fri. 18.08.17: Papers in Spain and around the world react to yesterday's deadly terrorist attack on Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona. El Mundo calls for 'unity...

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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Donald Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville continue to draw criticism. The New York Times says the US president has failed...

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2017-08-17 smoking

'Why do French people smoke so much?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Fresh figures show that tobacco consumption in France has remained stable over the past year, despite efforts by the government to reduce smoking....

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