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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-03-28

"UMP falls on its face, National Front digs in its heels"

FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 28/03/11, Round two of the local elections, les cantonales, are on the front cover of all the newspapers in France.

 

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Sunday’s vote confirms round one last weekend: the far-right is gaining ground on the political front. The ruling UMP is blaming the record abstention rate (55%) and trying to play down any broader significance of the local elections. However, the Socialist party, the big winner of the vote, is saying that the cantonales are a bellwether for the 2012 presidential vote.
 
Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
 
Le Parisien: “Settling in”
 
 
 
 
 
 

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