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Gun Control in the United States: Will the Florida shooting be the turning point?

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Giving a voice to the homeless in France

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'Never Again': The students pushing for US gun control

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How French cyber police are patrolling the 'Dark Web'

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Marseille mon amour: Mediterranean city celebrates love

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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 : 2018-02-06

From Suffragettes to #MeToo: The feminist battle lives on

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, February 6: US lawmakers vote to release the Democratic memo, a rebuttal of the Nunes memo alleging FBI and DoJ wiretaps on a former Trump campaign aide. Also, Kenyan papers condemn the government's infringement on press freedom after pulling four TV stations off air (but putting two of them back on air). Finally, we look at the Suffragette movement, which celebrates its centennial today.

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The Kenyan government has put two TV stations back on air after taking them down for planning to broadcast a mock inauguration ceremony by opposition leader Raila Odinga. But one paper argues the shutdown should never have taken place.

Also, the British Suffragette movement celebrates its centennial today. Find out how its legacy lives on today through the #MeToo movement.

Finally, on that theme, Formula One organisers have announced they'll be replacing grid girls with grid kids - but the grid girls aren't happy about it.

By Dheepthika LAURENT

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2018-02-23 radicalisation

A plan to get rid of radical Islam in France

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 23.02.18: The French papers are discussing the Macron government's plan to stop religious radicalisation in some communities. We also discuss Macron's plans...

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2018-02-23 gun control

'NRA’s Answer to Guns: More Guns'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 23.02.18: We take a look at Donald Trump’s call to arm teachers in US schools. The issue of gun control is deeply dividing the American people and the...

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2018-02-22 Donald Trump

Donald Trump's cheat sheet

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 22.02.18: The growing #neveragain movement takes the Florida capital, and the US papers discuss how Donald Trump came across at a meeting with the...

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2018-02-22 Syria

'Powerless in Syria' or 'Complicit in the bombings'?

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 22.02.18: We look at how the French papers are covering the bombings in Syria's Eastern Ghouta as well as the death of two French soldiers in Mali. We also...

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2018-02-21 Syria

Royal gatecrasher! Queen Elizabeth attends London Fashion Week

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, February 21: There's anger, horror and disbelief from the press after the latest air strikes demolish the Syrian neighbourhood of Eastern Ghouta....

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