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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.

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Latest update : 2010-05-27

French papers largely accept retirement reform is necessary

As unions prepare to take to the streets today to fight government plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 or 63, editorials in left- and right-leaning alike underline the necessity of the reform. This and other stories in today’s French papers: THURSDAY, 27th MAY 2010

Articles in today’s French papers:
 
La Tribune: Budget Minister Eric Woerth says retirement reform won’t affect public sector workers on “special retirement regimes”
 
Libération: “New rules” (editorial)
 
Le Monde: “The ‘dogma’ of retirement at 60 and how to overcome it” (editorial)
 
Le Figaro: editorial says failure to reform retirement would lead to ‘catastrophe’
 
L’Humanité: “Demonstrate more to win”
 
Le Parisien: « Les Bleus on the right path »
 
Libération: « Software that can detect fake breasts »

By James CREEDON

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2014-10-24 Manuel Valls

Manuel Valls and the 'art of putting one's foot in one's mouth'

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2014-10-24 Canada

'Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame'

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2014-10-22 Total

French papers pay tribute to Christophe de Margerie

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2014-10-22 Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius and the lone walk to prison

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: Papers across the world focus on the sentencing of South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Opinions are split over the fairness...

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2014-10-21 Indonesia

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: In Indonesia, Joko Widodo's arrival in the presidential palace after a peaceful transition is celebrated as a confirmation of the country's...

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