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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.

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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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