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Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Theresa May soldiers on; Israel political turmoil; France fuel protests

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties

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#THE 51%

India's vanishing women workers

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REPORTERS

Reporters: An outside view of France's Fifth Republic

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Audrey Tang: A hacker-turned-minister in Taiwan

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The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

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PERSPECTIVE

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

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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 : 2018-02-08

Australia's deputy PM sex scandal sparks debate over private life of public figures

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, February 8: Kim Jong-un's sister makes a historic visit to the South ahead of the Winter Games. The Independent reports that Turkey is recruiting former Islamic State group members to fight againt the Kurds. Australia's deputy prime minister is embroiled in a sex scandal. Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but is there trouble in paradise? Finally, hooliganism hits the genteel sport of lawn bowls!

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Who is Kim Jo-Yong, the sister of the North Korean leader? The papers look at her historic visit to the South.

The Independent reveals that Turkey has been secretly recruiting former Islamic State group fighters to battle the Kurds in Afrin.

Do politicians have the right to a private life? Australians ponder this as their deputy PM is caught in a sex scandal.

Japan's Princess Mako postpones her wedding, saying she needs more time - but the tabloids think there might be trouble in paradise with her commoner fiancé!

Finally, hooliganism scandalizes the genteel sport of... lawn bowls in the UK!

By Dheepthika LAURENT

Archives

2018-11-16 In the papers

'Resignations, a coup and a day of hostility. But May fights on'

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, November 16: British papers focus on Brexit and the backlash over Theresa May's draft divorce deal. "Have they lost the plot?" asks the Daily Mail,...

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2018-11-15 In the papers

We're in the Brexs*it! Tabloids react to Theresa May's Brexit plans

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, November 15: The British press reacts to Theresa May getting her Brexit deal past her cabinet - although getting it past MPs will be tough. Irish women...

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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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