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Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

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Ireland's abortion referendum

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Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

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The French are so rude! Or are they?

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The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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IN THE PRESS

An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-09-01

French star cyclist Laurent Fignon dies at 50

The front pages of most daily papers in France lead with the passing of Laurent Fignon, two-times winner of the Tour de France and a much-loved figure in France. Elsewhere, divisions within the UMP party could threaten important reforms, warns Le Figaro. These and other stories in today’s French press review: WEDNESDAY, 1st SEPTEBMER, 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Coverage of Laurent Fignon’s death: France Soir, Le Parisien, L’Equipe
 
Tony Blair’s memoirs: Libération  
 
Divisions within the UMP party: Le FigaroLe Canard Enchaîné, L’Humanité

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