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A happy Women’s Day for Marine Le Pen

In France, the presidential election is due in 2012 yet it seems the race has already started. Two controversial opinion polls have been published, highlighting the rise of the far-right party. Also in the papers: the cyber war at the Elysee and Women’s Day.

France’s Front National party continues to grab the headlines this morning. According to a survey published by Le Parisien, Marine Le Pen would win the first round of the presidential election.
 
Meanwhile, Libération focuses on the cyber war that occurred at the Elysée. Hackers managed to infiltrate into the French government’s computers and allegedly stole files related to the G20 summit. According to Le Figaro, that kind of “technological spying is highly sophisticated”.
 
Le Figaro also reports on Libya and the international community pushing for a no fly zone over the country.
 
And finally, L’Humanité, France Soir and La Croix focus on international women’s day. Find out why some men prefer “dumb women” in Atlantico.

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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