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04 Nov 2007
‘Euro2day’ publishes long extracts of the ‘Financial Times’ interview with Romano Prodi, Italy’s prime minister, in Rome. Prodi declares: “I want to insist on the fact that first of all there is no deportation...
04 Nov 2007
Usually, the ‘Madeleine case’ is relayed by the media with a quite sensational tone. Today, the Independent’s editorial choice is exemplary, raising the issue of 600 children still missing in the UK: “many have no parents to...
04 Nov 2007
Another consequence of the murder last week of a woman in Rome, allegedly by a young Romanian of Roma origin, ‘The Southeast European Times’ relays the declaration of the Romanian President on national TV: “We must acknowledge...
01 Nov 2007
The new movie of David Cronenberg is the starting point of a very interesting article in ‘The Observer’ about how the British citizens could perceive the life of immigrants in London and in the UK in general. The movie is about the...
30 Oct 2007
The ‘Times Online’ describes the difficulties faced today by French families with children adopted from Africa, after the Fiasco of ‘Zoe Ark’. The article continues on international adoption issues, mentionning child...
24 Oct 2007
‘AHN’ reports how the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a UK-based watchdog, has obtained the support of Internet leaders such as Tiscali, Yahoo and MSN in the fight against child pornography. The three web giants have agreed to...
18 Oct 2007
‘The International Herald Tribune’ relays the declarations of the Greek Merchant Marine Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis, announcing new measures, especially the increase of patrols off Greece’s southeastern islands.
18 Oct 2007
The Czech President signed a bill that makes possession of child pornography a felony punishable by up to two years in prison. Producing and selling child pornography is a crime in the Czech Republic, possessing such images was not, reports ‘...
18 Oct 2007
The UK Home Office gives the details of the new scheme to encourage failed asylum seekers to return home. ‘The Telegraph’ describes the new measures, putting emphasis on the way families will be taken in charge, including children born...
17 Oct 2007
‘BBC News’ reports about the case of five young boys, who were aged from 10 to 12 when they threw stones on a man who died. The article mentions that if the children were leaving “in most other countries in western Europe, they...

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