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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 : 2010-06-11

“Warning, risk of overdose!”

Yes, the World Cup has begun and every single French paper leads with the momentous occasion. Editorials, commentaries, cartoons… it’s near-saturation coverage. The editorial of the Catholic paper, La Croix, warns of an overdose but nonetheless says one should pay attention to the event that is the first World Cup in Africa. FRIDAY, 11th JUNE 2010

Front pages of today’s French papers, all on the World Cup
 
 
Editorials :
 
“Africa’s moment”: Le Figaro
“Warning, risk of overdose” La Croix
“Beginnings and goals”: Var Matin
 
Articles:
 
Fifa stands to benefit most from the World Cup with €3 billion in earnings : Libération
 
The other French football teams: Le Monde looks at amateur French teams whose lives are a million miles away from the decadence enjoyed by les Bleus.
 

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