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Nicaraguans 'betrayed' by Ortega, Bianca Jagger tells FRANCE 24

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Protesters, punches and the President's bodyguard

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Heavy Meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

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Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin causes outrage in US

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On the red carpet with Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Paul Rudd

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Spain's strawberry farms from hell

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BUSINESS DAILY

UK book exports could be harmed by Brexit

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IN THE PRESS

'Ortega, enough!'

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

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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 : 2017-12-20

'It looks like a toilet brush': Rome's Xmas tree declared dead, citizens furious

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, December 20: We look at reactions to the EU's looming decision to sanction Poland over judicial reforms that the bloc deems undemocratic. Also, we look at reactions after the Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket into Saudi Arabia. Also, a 25-year-old gives birth to a baby girl conceived from an embryo frozen back in 1992! Finally, it's Christmas jeer in Rome after its tree is declared dead!

By Dheepthika LAURENT

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2018-07-19 Clément BONNEROT

'Ortega, enough!'

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, July 19: There's growing anger in the Nicaraguan press over ongoing violence in the country. "The repression must end", says El Nuevo Diario, accusing...

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2018-07-17 Dheepthika LAURENT

Street party, not a wake: Croatian football fans welcome home team

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, July 17: We look at celebrations from both France and Croatia as their respective footballers come home to a hero's welcome. And outrage and scorn after...

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2018-07-16 Dheepthika LAURENT

Les Bleus 2018: The new 'tsars' of world football

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, July 16: Many French football fans are still partying hard after Les Bleus became World Champions yesterday, beating Croatia 4-2. We take you through the...

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2018-07-13 Solange MOUGIN

Donald Trump's 'verbal grenade' to Theresa May

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, July 13: We take a look at the explosive interview that Donald Trump gave to British tabloid The Sun. We also see how the “special relationship” between...

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2018-07-12 Dheepthika LAURENT

From France '98 to Generation Mbappé: Les Bleus give new hope

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, July 12: It's been twenty years to the day since France won their first World Cup and the papers are full of nostalgia! They're also full of comparisons...

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