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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 : 2018-03-01

Will the corporate boycott against guns in the US last?

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, March 1st: Will the corporate boycott against guns in the US last? In other news, is Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's olive branch to the Taliban a pact with the devil or a way to find peace? Also, we look at Japan's love of mascots as Tokyo's Olympic organisers unveil their 2020 Summer Games mascot.

For more on our stories, check out the links below:

As Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods agree to stop selling firearms to under-21s, will the corporate boycott last? We look at pro arguments from USA Today and counter arguments from the National Review.

Also, Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers unveil their mascot for the Summer Games as the Japan Times explains Japan's love of mascots, ranging from the uber cute to the slightly creepy!

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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