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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2011-05-25

After Strauss-Kahn, more politicians face allegations in French press

FRENCH PAPERS, Wed., 25/5/2011: Strauss-Kahn is still front-page news in France but today, he’s not alone. Junior Minister Georges Tron is now the subject of allegations of sexual assault in Le Parisien. Elsewhere, Le Monde says Sarkozy keeps a close eye on the sexual misdeeds of French politicians with the help of the secret services. Strauss-Kahn’s behaviour was well-known to Sarkozy’s inner circle.

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Le Parisien: Allegations surrounding Georges Tron
 
Le Monde: “The sex police” – French secret services monitor sex lives of politicians
 
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L’Humanité: Amnesty International accuses UN of turning blind eye to killings by Gbagbo and Ouattara loyalists 

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2017-03-27 Overseas France

French Guiana: 'A powder keg abandoned by the state'

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2017-03-24 François Fillon

France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

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2017-03-23 London

'Terror in Westminster'

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2017-03-22 Brussels attacks

Brussels attacks, one year on: 'What if their hate has contaminated us?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Belgium marks the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 32 people. For a week now, Belgian media and politicians have been...

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