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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 : 2018-01-16

Irony? Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's film about censorship

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, January 16: Emmanuel Macron is in Calais to discuss his controversial policy on French asylum. Pope Francis heads to Chile and Peru amid paedophilia scandals crippling the Catholic Church. Also, Steven Spielberg's latest film is censored in Lebanon because of the director's links to Israel. The Irish press pay tribute to the frontwoman of The Cranberries who died in London and finally, find out what micro-cheating is and how you may be inadvertently doing it!

For more on our stories, please check out these links:

Pope Francis: Is the Chilean Catholic Church sex scandal just the tip of the iceberg? That's what the Daily Beast is looking at in this article about the creepy sex cult scandal.

Censorship in Lebanon: Lebanon censors Steven Spielberg's latest film, "The Post", over his ties to Israel and it's not the first film to be banned in one of the most liberal countries in the Middle East.

Also, find out what micro-cheating is and how you may be inadvertently guilty of it!

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2018-08-10 Alison SARGENT

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, August 10: After Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire in Gaza, the New York Times wonders if the flare-up of violence was a negotiating tactic for a...

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2018-08-09 Alison SARGENT

Male cheerleaders make their debut in the NFL

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, August 9: Overnight air strikes in Gaza share front pages in Israel with the ongoing debate over the country's controversial new nation-state law. We...

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2018-08-07 Solange MOUGIN

'And the heat goes on...'

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, August 6: We take a look at how the press is covering the seemingly never-ending heatwave that’s hitting Europe. We also see how the Iranian press is...

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2018-08-08 Laurent BERSTECHER

Joseph Kabila approaches ‘moment of truth’ as deadline to name successor looms

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, August 8: Today we take a look at Joseph Kabila’s “moment of truth”, with the DRC president set to either name a successor or announce his intention to...

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2018-08-07 In the papers

‘Oh Puree’ : France Pays Tribute to Chef Joël Robuchon

IN THE PAPERS- Tuesday, August 7: The French papers say goodbye to one of the country's great chefs, Joël Robuchon. We also find out about the diplomatic conflict between Canada...

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