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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-07-30

French mother admits killing eight of her babies

Le Parisien leads with the infanticide case this morning and Dominique Cottrez’s admission to having killed eight of her new-born babies. Libération leads with the police questioning of Labour Minister Eric Woerth in the ongoing Bettencourt-Woerth scandal. Elsewhere, it’s holiday time and France Soir’s front page looks ahead to a weekend of traffic jams with many French people heading south for the month of August. FRIDAY, 30th JULY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Libération leads with Eric Woerth’s questioning by police in the Woerth-Bettencourt scandal.
 
Le Parisien: “Child-killing mother admits her guilt”
 
It’s holiday season and Le Parisien looks at low-cost airlines, their benefits and their drawbacks.
 
France Soir leads with the upcoming August holidays and a weekend of mayhem on the roads.
 
Le Figaro and l’Equipe look at French victories and prospects in the European Atheltics Championships.

By James CREEDON

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