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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.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-05-17

Should DSK be treated like a common criminal?

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues., 17/5/2011: The French papers focus on the humiliation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Libération and Le Monde look at the differences between the French and US legal systems and criticise his being paraded handcuffed in full view of the media. The so-called "perp walk" is illegal in France prior to conviction.

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Libération editorial
 
Le Monde editorial
 
Le Monde: ‘The strange ‘omerta’ in the French media surrounding the DSK case’
 
Libération: ‘DSK and women : the open secret’ 
 
Libération: ‘Anne Sinclair: a protective, well-known wife’
 
Le Parisien: An interview with Brigitte Guillemette, Strauss-Kahn’s ex-wife
 
Aujourd’hui en France: Poll shows François Hollande now favourite

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