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Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

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

 

By James CREEDON

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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

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2014-09-17 Scotland

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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