Boris Johnson gets ‘spanking’ from papers over ‘partygate’ scandal
02 February 2022 | 6:16 am
We look at the murder of a fourth journalist in Mexico, which is now the most dangerous country for reporters. Also, tensions between Mali and France draw strong opinions in the African press. Finally, Boris Johnson gets a spanking from the papers over the lockdown-breaching parties at Downing Street!
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5 Nov 2022
We also look at a scandal engulfing the American leisure sport of cornholing. Finally, social media pays tribute to slain rapper Offset from the group Migos.
9 Nov 2022
Revelations about reported surveillance of journalists and politicians with spyware continue to surface in the European Union. Four EU member states have been accused of illegitimate snooping.
18 Nov 2022
France and Italy trade barbs in the papers as tensions boil over regarding the Ocean Viking migrant ship rejected by Italian authorities. Also, Donald Trump gets roasted by his favourite newspaper, the New York Post, over lacklustre Republican results in the midterms. Finally, discover your climate change moniker with the Arctic Risk Name Generator!
17 Nov 2022
We bring you reaction from the European and Polish press after two missiles land in Polish territory near the Ukrainian border, an incident which some papers see as an act of war. Also, we look at reactions to Donald Trump's announcement of his 2024 presidential bid. Finally, we discover the baffling titles of millennial jobs!
22 Nov 2022
The papers cover the positive, and negative, aspects of the COP27 climate deal, with many lamenting that emission cuts did not make the final agreement. The papers are also paying tribute to, and criticising, Qatar's World Cup opening ceremony. Plus, New Zealand discusses age discrimination and Joe Biden celebrates his 80th birthday.
6 Dec 2022
The British papers are discussing the upcoming documentary by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. We also find out what the French papers think of this Tuesday's debate at the National Assembly on immigration. The US papers are diving into the racist origins of Georgia's Senate run-off election.
A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
We take you down a potty rabbit hole, as multiple papers are discussing toilets. On a more serious note, we also discuss the shocking wounds inflicted on protesters in Iran and the papers' joy over the Russia-US prisoner swap. We also find out about "le Crunch", the term for England and France's rugby rivalry. It's now being used, with much anticipation, for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final match.
In June 2009, UN special rapporteur Philip Alston carried out an investigation of extrajudicial executions in Colombia. He reported: The victim is lured under false pretenses by a "recruiter" to a remote location.
We look at right-wing extremists targeting Moroccan supporters during celebrations in French cities after France's World Cup semi-final win. The sports pages are looking ahead to Sunday's final and focusing on one man in particular: Lionel Messi. In the British papers, there's sympathy for striking nurses and scorn for Harry and Meghan after part 2 of their Netflix series drops.
The parliament's president says it will bring in a series of reforms aiming to win back trust after a corruption scandal hit one of its senior lawmakers. Arrested MEP Eva Kaili may lose her immunity from prosecution.
The list of people suspected of having been spied on by the state keeps getting longer. Yet there has been no public outcry. The scandal may not impact much on the 2023 parliamentary elections.
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Boris Pistorius told DW that Germany is willing to work with "reliable partners" like India and Indonesia. The German defense minister will be traveling to India alongside representatives from German's defense industry.
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Germany's center-left government wants to lower the voting age for nationwide elections from 18 to 16. Many young people support the idea, but the majority of the population has expressed skepticism.
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This year’s theme, “Navigating the crises – From 300 to 3000: How to deliver the next generation of African champions”, reflects on commitment to promote and help shape public policies that are conducive to a new and emerging generation of African companies with billion-dollar turnovers. Organisers of the event said the growth in number and size of African champions is crucial to minimising the impact of foreign crises on the continent’s markets.
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Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
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An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.