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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 : 2011-02-24

Gaddafi expects “big father” role in new regime, says son

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Thurs., 24/2/2011: Robert Fisk writing for The Independent paints a picture of panic in Tripoli Airport. The Financial Times interviews Gaddafi’s son while Malta Today reports on rumours that his daughter tried to land in the country yesterday. Also, the Irish election and a psychic possum who may predict this year’s Oscar winners!

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
The Independent: “Tripoli: a city in the shadow of death”
 
Financial Times: “Gaddafi expects role in new order, says son”
 
Malta Today: 'No indications' Aisha Gaddafi was on LAA plane refused landing
 
The Irish Times:This election is all about change’ (cartoon)
 
Daily Mail: An Academy Award-predicting possum? Cross-eyed Heidi's tips for the top Oscar winners

By James CREEDON

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