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Burger King pulls ad offering burgers for women impregnated by World Cup stars

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Outcry over migrant family separations in US

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IN THE PRESS

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 : 2016-11-16

French papers dissect Macron's presidential bid

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.11.16: Papers focus on former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, who is officially announcing his presidential bid. The 38-year-old is throwing his hat into a crowded ring, but his centrist "En Marche!" movement could be a threat to both the right and the left. The elections are due to take place in the spring of 2017 and incumbent François Hollande has still not announced if he will run. Right-wing paper Le Figaro says Macron has caught the left completely off guard.

Meanwhile, investigative website Mediapart releases a viral video claiming that former president Nicolas Sarkozy received suitcases full of cash from the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in the run-up to his election in 2007. Sarkozy denies the allegations.

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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2018-06-21 Dheepthika LAURENT

Burger King pulls ad offering burgers for women impregnated by World Cup stars

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, June 21: We look at searing reactions to Donald Trump's "about-face" on immigration after he signs an executive order ending migrant family separations....

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2018-06-20 Dheepthika LAURENT

Australian female comedian's murder sparks soul-searching about women's safety

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, June 20: We look at reactions from the papers after the US pulls out of the UN human rights body. Also, is Turkey suffering from Erdogan exhaustion?...

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2018-06-19 Dheepthika LAURENT

'The frozen heart of America': Condemnation as migrant families torn apart in US

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, June 19: There's outrage from both sides of the political spectrum over Donald Trump's migration policy that's seen children separated from their...

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2018-06-18 Dheepthika LAURENT

Celebrations after Mexico's win against Germany prompts 'fan-made' earthquake

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, June 18: We look at reactions in Colombia after the country elects conservative Ivan Duque as its new president. In the US, criticism grows from...

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2018-06-15 Alison SARGENT

'As Saudis go to war, the crown prince attends a soccer match'

Friday, June 15, 2018: As Saudi paper Arab News celebrates military gains in Yemen, others condemn Saudi Arabia for creating a humanitarian disaster. The New York Times reminds...

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