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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 : 2010-08-06

France’s swine flu fiasco

The editorial in today’s Le Monde slams France efforts to prevent the spread of swine flu last summer. Several official reports have pointed the finger at the WHO and at national authorities for complicity with the pharmaceutical industry in over-estimating the extent of the pandemic. Also in today’s papers, Le Figaro and Libération face off on Nicolas Sarkozy’s recent declarations on crime. FRIDAY, 6th AUGUST 2010

 Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Monde: “The government’s bitter conclusions on the swine flu” (editorial)
 
Le Figaro: “French public supports tougher measures on crime”
 
Libération: “Sarkozy’s bid to trap the Left”
 
France Soir: Sylvester Stallone visits the Paris suburbs: part of a US charm offensive on French minorities?
 
Le Parisien: “The tourists are back

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