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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-07-29

Papers sound the alarm about discrimination against gypsies

In today’s French papers, a continuing focus on Al Qaeda in the Maghreb after their assassination of a French citizen came to light last weekend, the case of eight dead babies found in the north of France and a backlash in the pages Libération and Le Monde against a government meeting looking into the “behaviour of gypsies”. THURSDAY, 29th JULY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Monde: “From Mali to Somalia, the new Islamist threat in Africa”
 
France Soir and Le Parisien lead with the tragic story of eight babies’ bodies found in the garden of a home in northern France. The suspected parents have been taken into custody.
 
Libération and Le Monde defend the rights of gypsies in their pages today after a much-criticised government meeting yesterday examining their “behaviour”.
 
Le Figaro leads with a photo of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the set of Woody Allen’s film, “Midnight in Paris”.

By James CREEDON

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