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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-06-15

Is the game up for Gaddafi?

In today's international papers - the game could be nearly up for Gaddafi, Indian feminists reclaim the word slut, and Iran's mullahs rage against decadent Western customs - like women showing their ankles, and men wearing jewellery.

The Guardian 's correspondents in Tripoli think the game is up for Gaddafi, but the Telegraph has embarrassing news for the London 2012 Olympic committee - they've awarded Libya a thousand tickets for top events.

The Independent is being sued by the Bahraini government over its hard-hitting coverage of protests there.

The International Herald Tribune looks at Indian feminists' attempt to bring the SlutWalk movement to Delhi.

And back in the Guardian, Iran's mullahs are cracking down on jewellery and men's haircuts.

 

By Elena CASAS

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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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