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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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Latest update : 2010-04-02

Drug trafficking documentary sees main participants arrested

Controversy surrounds a documentary broadcast on the TF1 channel earlier this week which focused on drug trafficking in a Paris suburb. The same day it was shown, the police swooped on the suburb, arresting the main participants. This and other stories in today’s French press review. FRIDAY, 2nd APRIL, 2010

Here are the articles we looked at in today’s French press review:
 
Arrests following drug trafficking documentary: Libération
 
Environmentalist Nicolas Hulot criticizes the shelving of France’s “carbon tax”: Le Parisien
 
Abba will not get back together: Le Parisien
 
French workers threaten to blow up factory over lay offs: Le Parisien
 
Book released about Pope John Paul II: Le Figaro

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