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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2011-08-29

The French Socialist Party primary: do voters care?

In today's French newspapers, it's all about the Socialist Party conference - and the government's measures to pay back the French deficit.

Liberation is getting worried that French voters aren't engaged in the Socialist primary process - and says that unless at least a million people turn out to vote, the whole idea will have backfired on the party.

Le Figaro concentrates on attacking front-runner François Hollande - saying he's spent his career on the political sidelines.

Les Echos focuses on the government's new plan to close tax loopholes - while Le Parisien worries millions of jobs could be lost if tax relief for domestic staff is scrapped.

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2017-02-24 François Bayrou

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2017-02-23 Mexico

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2017-02-23 François Bayrou

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2017-02-22 Donald Trump

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