In Wednesday's round-up of the world's press: at least one of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers isn't feeling apologetic, the phone hacking scandal gets ever nearer to Prime Minister David Cameron. And demonstrators take to the streets again in Egypt.
Gordon Brown has granted few interviews since he left office. He tells Melissa Bell how to fix the world economy – and whether the euro will survive the crisis.
This interview was produced in partnership with Brussels Forum.
Britain's Labour party would still be in power today were it not for Gordon Brown, a political failure who had zero emotional intelligence.
Thats the stinging accusation at the heart of Tony Blairs eagerly awaited memoirs. The 700-page book, entitled "A Journey", sees its worldwide release this Thursday, one day after hitting the bookshelves in the UK.
The Cuban blogosphere comments on the liberation of political prisoners. The web reacts to the soon to be published memoires of Gordon Brown’s former Number two, and a successful YouTube video proves itself to be extremely lucrative.
In this edition : the British blogosphere welcomes David Cameron’s appointment as Prime Minister ; Obama criticizes new technologies and sparks an outcry on the web ; and director Ken Loach posts his films online via YouTube.
The day after Cameron is installed as Britain’s Prime Minister in a Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition, the papers - regardless of their positioning during the campaign - commend Brown’s humility as he left office. We look at front pages and editorials and also whether Rupert Murdoch’s powerful media empire is displaying too much bias. WEDNESDAY, 12th MAY 2010
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has tendered his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II after announcing he was stepping down to allow a new government to be formed to resolve last week's general election stalemate.
As well as resigning as British prime minister, Gordon Brown has stepped down as Labour Party leader. FRANCE 24 looks at the Labour MPs that are lining up to replace him and the odds on them winning the top job.
The British papers are all carrying political obituaries of Gordon Brown today after his announcement that he would step down this autumn. While some, like The Independent, are positive about the move, others see it as a cynical attempt to keep the Tories out of government. This and other stories in today’s international papers: TUESDAY, 11th MAY 2010