"Dear France, I used to love you, but we're over"

Thursday's international papers have plenty to say about the relationship between sex and politics in France. We look at two women columnists in the US saying they've had enough of French machismo. Meanwhile, Chile digs up a 30 year old murder mystery, and a man in California comes up with an unusual way of getting back a stolen laptop.


Katha Pollitt in the Nation and Maureen Dowd in the International Herald Tribune both denounce France as the land that feminism forgot - and neither have high hopes that change is around the corner.

Chilean paper La Nacion reports on an attempt to exhume Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda for a fresh autopsy - to find out if he was murdered by Augusto Pinochet's troops.

Anf if you're laptop gets stolen, have no fear - The New York Daily News has a clever way to get it back.

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