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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 : 2010-08-25

French Prime Minister finally weighs in on the Roma debate

After weeks of keeping mum on this controversial policy issue, François Fillon has finally broken his silence. In a carefully-worded press release, the Prime Minster called for restraint on all sides on the issues of immigration and security. Also in today’s French papers: a Moroccon blogger causes a stir in falsely attributing remarks about Ramadan to Sarkozy and French ambassadors gather in Paris in a sombre mood for their annual “conclave”: WEDNESDAY, 25th AUGUST 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Figaro : François Fillon weighs in on controversy surrounding the Roma
 
Libération : Fillon dives in + analysis
 
Rue 89 : Sarkozy and Ramadan : a satirical post on a blog is taken as news
 
Le Figaro : French ambassadors and their malaise as they gather for annual meeting

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2014-12-22 Socialist Party (France)

Better not get sick this Christmas!

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 22.12.14: A major Doctor’s strike is kicking off today and set to last until December 31st. Le Parisien warns readers not to get sick during the Christmas...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

'Castro's hipster apologists want to keep Cuba authentically poor'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: International papers continue to focus on the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. The Daily Beast...

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Cuban Diaspora divided along generational lines

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 19.12.14: French papers are still focusing on that historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Communist paper L'Humanité is...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: Papers in the US and Cuba react to that historic move to restore full diplomatic relations. The New York Times applauds this decision to...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.12.14: The leading story in France today is the historic move between the US and Cuba to restore full diplomatic relations. Will the economic embargo be...

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