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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 : 2010-09-17

Sarkozy versus Europe

FRENCH PAPERS, Friday, 17th September 2010: The papers are reporting on open hostility between Nicolas Sarkozy and José Manuel Barroso at yesterday’s European summit. What’s more, it’s Merkel’s word against Sarkozy’s as the German premier denies having mentioned Roma camps or deportations from Germany during yesterday’s EU meeting, directly contradicting Nicolas Sarkozy.

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 Articles in today’s French press review:

 Le Parisien: “France: a target for terrorists”
 
Le Figaro: “France under terrorist threat”
 
Libération: “The shadow of Al Qaeda” (+ editorial)
 
Metro: “Sarkozy defies Europe over the Roma”
 
Sud Ouest: “Sarkozy versus Barosso: the European clash”
 
 
Le Figaro: Editorial
“This controversy has allowed Sarkozy to cast himself as the defender of France against the interference of Brussels diplomats…”
 
Le Parisien: “Merkel contradicts Sarkozy over the Roma”
 
Le Figaro: “Poll shows the French oppose Brussels”
 
Le Monde: “The Elysée Place: a tranquil haven”

 

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