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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 : 2010-07-20

“Merciless” Contador takes the lead in Tour de France

The Tour de France was abuzz with controversy yesterday as Andy Schleck of Luxembourg lost the yellow jersey to Alberto Contador of Spain. Contador snuck ahead, taking advantage of a moment of bad luck for Schleck when the chain came off his bike. Papers say it doesn’t respect the spirit of “fair play”. This and other stories in today’s French press review: TUESDAY, 20th JULY 2010

 

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Contador versus Schleck in the Tour de France:
 
Rioting in Grenoble’s suburbs:
 
Public right of way along coastline flaunted by the wealthy in Brittany:
 
François-Marie Banier’s “gratitude” to L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt:

 

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