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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 : 2011-07-06

"Brooks contacted Dowler private detective herself"

In today's international papers - did News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks order the hacking of teenage murder victim Milly Dowler's phone herself? The political fallout grows from those shocking revelations - while in the US journalists point out that even if Strauss-Kahn's accuser lied in the past, that doesn't mean she wasn't raped.

The Independent leads on an exclusive - that News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks personally ordered the hacking of murder victim Milly Dowler's mobile phone - despite her denials.

The Financial Times explains why the growing storm is so politically explosive - calling on Rupert Murdoch to take responsibility.

The LA Times reminds its readers that even if Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser has lied in the past - that doesn't make her any less a rape victim.

And The Guardian says winemakers are lying on their bottles - underestimating the percentage of alcohol in their products.

By Elena CASAS

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