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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.

Latest update : 2010-05-12

Patrick Vieira “humiliated” by Domenech

Several French papers lead with the selection of France’s football squad for the World Cup. Raymond Domenech has been criticised for choosing a larger squad than promised and thus hedging his bets. The other big story is the opening of the Cannes Film Festival tonight with bad weather and a certain volcanic cloud threatening proceedings. WEDNESDAY, 12th MAY 2010

Articles in today’s French papers:
 
30 players with neither Vieira nor Benzema on list: France Soir
 
Vieira : the supreme humiliation: Le Parisien
 
Satirical weeklies critical of Domenech: Le Canard Echaîné, Charlie Hebdo
 
Cannes Film Festival starts : Libération
 
Toni Musulin given three-year prison sentence: Le Figaro
 
Swallows dying of cold: Le Parisien

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