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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 : 2011-05-25

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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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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