IN THE PAPERS – Thursday, February 27: We bring you the papers’ reactions to the spreading Coronavirus epidemic, growing violence in India, Maria Sharapova’s retirement from professional sport and a Holocaust-themed Spanish carnival that has been cancelled. Also, a French study suggests that the personal hygiene habits of French people are…questionable!
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In This Story: China
China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.
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In This Story: India
It has an exceptionally diverse population, with Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and other religions speaking over 21 recognised languages.