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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 : 2018-01-23

Shark canapés, vodka and Russian models: How Davos parties at night

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, January 23: We look at reactions to US Vice President Mike Pence's "pro-Israel" speech to the Israeli parliament. There's no love lost in the papers for the US Democrats after the shutdown ends. Also, a diplomatic row erupts between Sweden and China over the abduction of a book publisher near Beijing. Find out how the rich and famous party in Davos and finally, the New Yorker takes us through the advent calendar of January, the cruellest month!

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Sweden summons China's ambassador after a Chinese-born Swedish bookseller is abducted by plainclothed officers near Beijing, prompting angry reactions in the Swedish press.

Also, find out how the rich and famous party in Davos, once the day's discussions are over! The Telegraph takes us through the secret parties.

And January is the cruellest month for those in the Northern Hemisphere, as the New Yorker explains on its front cover.

By Dheepthika LAURENT


2018-10-12 In the papers

'Mbappésque': The Life and TIME of Kylian Mbappé

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, October 12 2018: In the past year, French football star Kylian Mbappé has become a world-renowned star. The 19-year-old is not only gracing the cover of...

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2018-10-11 In the papers

World of wine tasting uncorked by cheating scandal

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, October 11: Germany's state of Bavaria gears up for an election this weekend that could impact Angela Merkel's chancellorship. The French-speaking...

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2018-10-10 In the papers

#MeToo: A year later, movement finally reaches India, engulfs high-profile men

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, October 10: It's World Mental Health Day and British PM Theresa May has appointed the world's first ever minister dedicated to suicide prevention....

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2018-10-09 In the papers

Why we did it: Three academics explain goal of year-long hoax on profession

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, October 9: We look at reactions after far-right leaders Marine Le Pen and Italy's Matteo Salvini meet to build their eurosceptic alliance ahead of EU...

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2018-10-08 In the papers

What happened? Turkey wants answers over alleged death of Saudi journalist

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, Oct. 8: The Turkish press demand answers after the alleged death of a Saudi journalist at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Bulgaria is rocked by the...

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