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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 : 2010-05-06

British press warns against ending up like Greece

As Britain goes to the polls with the wind in the Tories’ sails, several right-leaning papers say that the “burning issue” is avoiding a Greek-style deficit crisis. Elsewhere a Guardian poll gives the Conservatives an eight point lead over Labour while The Independent lauds a campaign that “could change Britain forever”. THURSDAY, 6th MAY 2010

 

Articles in today’s international papers:
 
 
BRITISH ELECTION

 

 

BNP man punches Asian on campaign trail as online chief denounces Griffin: The Times
 
Cameron eyes the prize: The Guardian
 
“We must not dash the hopes of new voters”: The Independent
 
Cartoons: The Guardian’s Steve Bell and The Times’ Peter Brookes
 
Cast vote wisely or we will crash like Greece: The Sun
 
 The burning issue: The Daily Mail
 
 
GREECE
 
“On the edge of the abyss”: Kathimerini
 
 
FRENCH TAKE ON BRITISH BREAKFAST:
 
Breakfast: lard et la manière : Libération
 
 
LESS SLEEP MEANS A SHORTER LIFE!
 
“People who sleep for less than six hours 'die early': Daily Telegraph
 
World’s oldest woman: Le Figaro

 

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