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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 : 2011-07-18

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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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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