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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 : 2018-02-26

India mourns death of Sridevi, Bollywood's first female star

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, February 26: Will China's decision to remove presidential term limits mean Xi Jinping stays in power? We look at reactions to the constitutional change. Also, students who survived the mass shooting in Florida return to their high school for the first time. India mourns the untimely death of Bollywood's first female superstar. Finally, an Australian town holds the first festival dedicated to... the mullet!

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is removing presidential term limits. Is this for better leadership, as the pro-communist paper Global Times says, or is it an ominous sign of things to come?

In the US, Parkland students return to their high school, nearly a fortnight after the shooting. It's an emotional trip, as the New York Times reports. Also, the New York Post looks at Dana Loesch, the new face of the NRA.

Sridevi, Bollywood's first female superstar, has passed away at the age of 54. For many, she was a feminist trailblazer in India.

Finally, it's not a hairstyle, but a lifestyle. We look at the first mullet festival held this weekend in Australia.

By Dheepthika LAURENT



2018-09-21 In the papers

Outfoxed: The mystery of the ‘Croydon Cat Killer’

We take a look at a murder mystery investigation that has been going strong for the past three years and has finally come to an end. Police say they have found the “Croydon Cat...

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2018-09-20 In the papers

Controversial or creative? Chef gets lobsters high before boiling them so they don't suffer

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, Sept. 20: Pakistan's PM Imran Khan heads to Saudi Arabia and the Emirates for his first official visit. Also, has China's most famous actress Fan...

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2018-09-19 In the papers

Stormy Daniels's X-rated book attacks Trump's presidency - and manhood

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, September 19: The UN's latest report gives horrific details of the rape, torture and murder of Rohingya people by the Myanmar military. When will they...

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2018-09-18 In the papers

Should supermodels' catwalk strut be protected by copyright?

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, September 18: We look at reactions from the papers as the two Korean leaders meet for a summit aimed at avoiding "clashes and nukes". Also, the papers in...

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2018-09-17 In the papers

Berta Cáceres murder trial: Was Honduran govt involved in environmentalist's death?

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, September 17: We look ahead to a crucial meeting between Turkey and Russia to discuss the looming battle in Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib....

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