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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 : 2010-08-18

France set to deport hundreds of Roma

France’s satirical press, the Canard Enchaîné and Charlie Hebdo, lead today with a cynical take on the Government’s bid to deport some 700 members of the Roma community. Elsewhere, we look at coverage of yesterday’s disciplinary hearing for disgraced French footballers after this summer’s World Cup fiasco. These and other stories in today’s French press review: WEDNESDAY, 18th AUGUST 2010

 

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
French international players including Nicolas Anelka and Patrice Evra receive multiple-match suspensions:
 
Obama gears up for mid-term elections:
Libération (editorial), Le Figaro (editorial)
 
Deportations of Roma community:
 
French comic strip icon ‘Asterix’ used in McDonald’s ad:

 

By James CREEDON

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