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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 : 2010-07-15

Thierry Henry: washed up in New York?

The French papers this morning lead with two football stars: Thierry Henry who has signed up with the New York Red Bulls and Nicolas Anelka who has given an exclusive interview to France Soir where he talks about his expulsion from “Les Bleus” in South Africa. Other stories in today’s French press review: a family feud that’s tearing l’Oreal apart and the booming trade in Napoleon’s hats! THURSDAY, 15th JULY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:

 

L’Equipe and Le Parisien: Thierry Henry signs up for New York-based football club. The French papers see this a “guilded retirement” and the end of his active football career.

 

France Soir: Exclusive interview with Nicolas Anelka, the Arsenal player who was kicked out of the French side during the World Cup.

 

Le Parisien: France drops to 21 in FIFA listings of national teams.

 

Libération: Family feud rocks L’Oreal.

 

L’Humanité: The communist paper leads with a photo-shopped Nicolas Sarkozy with a Pinocchio nose, detailing the President’s “top 10 lies”.

 

Le Figaro: A booming trade in Napoleon hats?

 

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