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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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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2010-08-13

UN criticises France for rise in racism

In today's French press review, we look at Le Monde which reports on UN criticism of France for rising racism. Also, left-leaning Libération and right-leaning Le Figaro disagree on whether drug-consumption clinics should be opened in France, this after the Prime Minister François Fillon voiced his opposition to the idea. FRIDAY, 13th AUGUST 2010

 
Le Monde: “UN criticises rising xenophobia in France” 
 
Libération:Fillon all drugged up on repression” 
 
Le Figaro: “Editorial defending François Fillon’s opposition of drug consumption centres”
 
Le Figaro: “Thousands of Japanese centenarians have disappeared”
 

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-15 Scottish independence

War on 'death cult'

The Wall Street Journal (Europe) leads on a pledge by British PM David Cameron to "destroy" the Islamic State organisation following the murder of a British aid worker....

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

The Independent leads on the "impossible war" on the Islamic state organisation, arguing Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria "may prefer the militants as a lesser evil compared...

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2014-09-11 Scottish independence

'A Man With a Plan'

We look at US press reaction to Obama's strategy against the Islamic State organisation. One piece says he has conveyed a "total lack of urgency", another says "the President...

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2014-09-11 eurozone

'Shipwreck'

Le Figaro says French President François Hollande is sinking the French boat. The latest economic news is that deficit targets will not be met as agreed with eurozone partners....

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