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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 : 2011-07-18

Phone hacking: more dead bodies than a Shakespearean tragedy

The phone hacking row continues to engulf British politics - Monday's newspapers ask just how deep police corruption ran, after the resignation of Sir Paul Stephenson, and start to openly ask if this could bring down David Cameron. In other news, we take a look at Venezuela - does Hugo Chavez have a real successor, and can Chavismo survive without him?

The Guardian asks how deeply rooted corruption may have been at the Metropolitan Police, while the Independent says David Cameron's position is looking increasingly precarious.

Meanwhile, Murdoch's Wall Street Journal fires back all guns blazing - saying the papers who published the Wikileaks cables are hypocritical to complain about phone hacking.

And in Venezuela, Tal Cual asks if anybody can succeed Hugo Chavez - and if the political movement that bears his name can survive the man himself.

By Elena CASAS

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2016-12-08 Paris

Paris pollution: 'What are we waiting for?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 08.12.16: France is facing its worst pollution spike in years, as Paris and other cities are cloaked in smog. La Croix asks "What are we waiting for?" amid...

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2016-12-08 Donald Trump

Donald Trump named Time magazine's Person of the Year

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 08.12.16: Donald Trump has been named "Person of the Year" by Time magazine. It's a controversial pick, but The Independent reminds us that far more...

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2016-12-07 education

French educational system 'as mediocre as always'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 07.12.16: France ranks 26th on the OECD's most recent study of student assessment - neither worse nor better than its 2013 score. Right-wing daily Le Figaro...

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2016-12-07 Angela Merkel

Southern India bids farewell to 'Amma'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 07.12.16: India's Tamil Nadu province marks the end of an era with thousands attending the funeral of political icon Jayalalithaa. Her legacy will...

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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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