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Latest update : 2011-06-17

Sarkozy's former protégé Rama Yade joins rival's camp for 2012

In tonight's look at the French media: a headache for Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election hopes next year as one his political protégés Rama Yade joins ranks with rival presidential contender Jean-Louis Borloo. Meanwhile, the end-of-school exams or "Bac" kick off with the philosophy paper. Finally, a former Miss France's embarrassing interview on morning TV is picked up by blogs and websites.

By James CREEDON

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French police question 8-year-old boy for "justifying terrorism"

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