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A 'giant leap forward'? Saudi papers hail decree allowing women to travel without a male guardian

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, August 2: Saudi papers hail the “new leap” forward after the king signs a decree allowing Saudi women to travel without a male companion. A billboard ad in the US is pulled down after appearing to incite violence against four Democratic congresswomen. The French paper Le Parisien looks at flight shaming and the fight against flights as we're increasingly concerned about our carbon footprint. Finally, is Rihanna putting down roots in Paris? Rumors say yes!