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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.

Latest update : 2011-06-22

French, or nothing

In Wednesday's French papers - a ruling party MP plans to scrap dual nationality, nine year olds will have to sing the national anthem at school, and Le Parisien takes aim at benefit cheats.

Liberation reveals a ruling party MP's plan to ban French citizens from holding dual nationality.

Le Figaro announces a new plan to teach schoolchildren French values - and have nine year olds sing the national anthem in class.

Le Parisien takes aim at benefit cheats, while La Croix says the French government isn't dedicating enough resources to catching white collar criminals.

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2017-02-27 Oscars (Academy Awards)

Oscars: Not so white anymore, but very political

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2017-02-24 Syria

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa cause tension with Nigeria

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2017-02-24 François Bayrou

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FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.02.17: Papers continue to react to an alliance in the political centre between François Bayrou from the MoDem party and Emmanuel Macron from the "En...

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2017-02-23 Mexico

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2017-02-23 François Bayrou

French papers react to alliance between centrists Macron and Bayrou

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 23.02.17: Papers react to yesterday's surprise announcement of a centrist alliance between Emmanuel Macron and longstanding centrist politician François...

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