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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 : 2010-06-03

Is Charles de Gaulle a literary great?

Do the memoirs of Charles de Gaulle merit being on the syllabus for the Literary Baccalaureat for French school-leavers? One teacher’s union doesn’t think so and the French papers today debate the issue. This and other stories in today’s French press review. THURSDAY, 3rd JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Parisien: Government makes about-turn on demolition of homes affected by February’s Storm Xynthia (also, “The four steps in Government’s about-turn”)
 
Le Figaro: François Fillon as Mayor of Paris?
 
Le Figaro: Controversy over Charles de Gaulle’s memoirs on the syllabus for French school leavers
 
Libération: “De Gaulle, the prophetic rebel”
 
Le Parisien: “520 days in space”

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