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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 : 2018-03-21

Where is Mark Zuckerberg? Tech mogul stays mum on data breach scandal

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, March 21: We look at reactions in the international press to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's police custody. Also, where is Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg? The tech mogul is nowhere to be seen amid a massive data scandal. China sets up its government-funded media behemoth, Voice of China. Time magazine reveals that Russia and Venezuela may be working together to thwart US sanctions against them. Finally, a gorilla goes viral for walking like a human!

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Mark Zuckerberg cops a lot of criticism for his absenteeism during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook says he's working to investigate the data breach, but Gizmodo - in a searing piece - says maybe he can't be bothered.

Also, Time magazine reveals that Russia helped Venezuela develop its cryptocurrency as an experiment in evading US sanctions.

Finally, Louis the gorilla goes viral for walking upright like a human!

By Dheepthika LAURENT


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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2018-07-11 Dheepthika LAURENT

'On est en finale!' French papers ecstatic as Les Bleus reach World Cup final

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, July 11: The French papers are ecstatic (commiserations to the Belgians) after Les Bleus book their spot in the World Cup final. We take a closer look...

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