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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 : 2010-05-05

"The day when Dominique Strauss Kahn decided"

According to Libération, the head of the IMF intimated to friends during a dinner on the 3rd February that he would run for the Presidency in France in 2012. It’s the worst kept secret in politics that the Socialist Party bigwig is considering running for the top job but now it seems to be confirmed. This and other stories in today’s French papers: WEDNESDAY, 5th MAY 2010

 

Articles in today’s French papers:
 
Dominique Strauss Kahn: candidate in 2012 Presidential election? Libération, le Parisien, l’Express
 
The Greek crisis spreading to Spain: Le Figaro, La Tribune, l’Humanité
 
Boat protest on the Seine: Le Parisien

 

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