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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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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-05-28

Poor turnout in demonstrations against retirement reform marks “turning point”

The French papers largely conclude this morning that yesterday’s demonstrations against retirement reform weren’t large enough to block government plans. This and other stories in today’s French press review: FRIDAY, 28th MAY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Figaro: ‘The turning point of May 27th’ (editorial)
 
L’Humanité: “The weight of a million”
 
Les Echos: “Retirement:  Sarkozy passes the first test of the street”
 
Libération: “Sacrifice” (editorial)
 
Libération: Labour Minister points to other left-leaning governments in Europe that have reformed the retirement age
 
Le Parisien: ‘Poor security in Paris’s museums’
 
Le Parisien: ‘iPad arrives in France’
 
Midi Libre: ‘iPad arrives in Montpellier’ (!)

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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

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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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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