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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 : 2011-07-06

Could New York prosecutors drop the DSK case?

In Wednesday's French papers, the DSK case rumbles on, with many speculating New York prosecutors could be set to drop charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. In other news, French lawmakers may scrap the 35-hour working week, and Europe's intervention in Libya comes under fire.

Le Parisien claims New York prosecutors are set to drop charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, while Le Figaro claims the Socialist party is ruining its own electoral chances by obsessing over a comeback by the former IMF head.

In other news, Le Figaro says French lawmakers may be set to scrap the 35-hour working week, and weighs up Annecy's chances of getting the 2018 Winter Olympics.

And Le Monde is scathing about Europe's intervention in Libya - saying it proves Europe is a military dwarf that's trying to play with the big boys, and failing. 

By Elena CASAS

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2014-08-22 tourism

'Steely resolve of reporters exploited by pared-down employers'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 22.08.14: Papers continue to focus on the beheading of US journalist James Foley. The Guardian says that his death highlights the risks many...

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2014-08-22 Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)

Cécile Duflot ruffles some feathers

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 22.08.14: Former Housing Minister Cécile Duflot from the Green Party is in the spotlight. She's come out with a scathing new book about her time in the...

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2014-08-21 Journalism

'The pen is mightier than the sword'

INTERNATIONAL PRESS REVIEW - Thurs. 21.08.14: Papers across the world continue to react to the beheading of US journalist James Foley. Lots of papers focus on the video that the...

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2014-08-21 French politics

'Requiem for a recorder'

FRENCH PRESS REVIEW - Thurs. 21.08.14: In an interview with Le Monde, President François Hollande vows to hold the line and stick to the liberal pro-business shift he took in...

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2014-08-20 French politics

A bellwether for what not to do

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 20.08.14: French papers focus on the government and the first cabinet meeting since the summer recess. Right-leaning paper Le Figaro has harsh words for the...

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