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IN THE PAPERS

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.

Latest update : 2010-05-05

Division in Labour ranks over tactical voting

The Guardian and The Times carry interviews with various Labour bigwigs including Tony Blair and Gordon Brown contradicting calls yesterday for so-called ‘tactical voting’. Brown calls for a “maximum Labour vote”. The Independent leads today with a call for electoral reform while the Daily Mail calls for a massive Conservative vote to avoid a hung parliament. These and other stories in today’s international papers: WEDNESDAY, 5th MAY, 2010

Articles in today’s international papers:
 
·        Trust me, I'm Nick Clegg: How the also-ran stole the show: The Guardian
 
·        General election 2010: Tony Blair says don't vote tactically: The Guardian
 
·        Brown to voters: the best tactic is to back Labour: The Times
 
·        “Gordon Brown’s a romping-around dad” (Sarah Brown interview): The Times
 
·        This historic opportunity must not be missed: The Independent
 
·        Why we must vote DECISIVELY to stop Britain walking blindly into disaster . . .    and give the Tories a chance: Daily Mail
 
·        Unionist deal could make David Cameron prime minister: Daily Telegraph
 
·        “Ash could disrupt air travel for a year, says government adviser”: The Independent
 
·        Historic currywurst stand in East Berlin threatened with closure: Le Figaro, Berliner Morgenpost
 
 

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