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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 : 2011-07-21

Somalia: why food aid is not enough

In Thursday's international papers - David Cameron is still under fire over phone hacking, we look at the causes of famine in Somalia, and whether the "Gang of Six" budget plan can save the US economy.

The Independent says David Cameron's handling of the phone-hacking crisis shows he's not yet a fully developed politician - and he needs to grow up as well as come clean.

The Guardian looks at why food aid isn't enough to save Somalia from famine.

The Huffington Post says the Gang of six budget plan won't save the US economy.

The Irish Times analyses Prime Minister Enda Kenny's unprecedented attack on the Vatican, saying it's sent his poll numbers soaring.

And the Chicago Sun-Times is angry - over a 'vulgar and sexist' sculpture of Marilyn Monroe.

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