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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 : 2018-02-06

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



2018-11-14 In the papers

Onion-gate? Australian hardware store sparks anger over changes to hot dog stand

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, November 14: We look at a political crisis in the Czech Republic involving the prime minister, his son and a kidnapping plot. We also look at reactions...

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2018-11-13 In the papers

The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, November 13: We look at PTSD in survivors of the Paris attacks, three years on. Recordings shared by Turkish authorities into the death of Jamal...

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2018-11-12 In the papers

Would you let your boss micro-chip you? Controversial plan aims to 'protect data'

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, November 12: We look at front-page reactions to Remembrance Day commemorations. Things got political here in Paris, with Emmanuel Macron's thinly veiled...

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2018-11-09 In the papers

Papers 'sickened' by racial profiling at Paris Saint-Germain

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, November 9: It's the German "day of fate" and papers are marking a series of anniversaries, notably 80 years since hundreds of Jews were killed during...

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2018-11-08 In the papers

Soldier reunited with 'puppy of war' he saved in Syria

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, November 8: We look at reactions to Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi finally being released from prison, a week after she was acquitted of blasphemy....

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