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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-06-21

Women in politics - is France going backwards?

In Tuesday's French papers: the ruling UMP party claims the Socialist party's primary process breaches voters' rights; there aren't enough women in French politics; and why driving a Porsche won't necessarily help you pull.

UMP General Secretary Jean-François Copé has claimed the Socialist primary process infringes voters' human rights - Le Figaro has plenty of time for that theory, Le Monde not so much.

Also in French politics - Le Parisien is looking at why the number of women in Parliament seems to be going backwards.

Greece is still making the front page of Libération and l'Humanité - both are calling for more European co-operation.

Le Parisien also takes a look at why Qatar is so interested in French football - and slate.fr has some advice on car buying for single men.

By Elena CASAS

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