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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 : 2011-09-14

Sarkozy, arms deals and suitcases of cash

There are suitcases and envelopes of cash changing hands in Wednesday's papers - we look at three intermediaries suspected of being the president's link to dodgy deals, and an inquiry into illegal campaign funding.

Liberation investigates three shadowy figures behind President Sarkozy - suspected of being his intermediaries in dodgy arms deals and illegal campaign funding.

Le Monde focuses on the ongoing inquiry into Liliane Bettencourt - did France's richest woman give Sarkozy envelopes of cash? Key witnesses are heard today.

And a scandal also hits French sport - Le Parisien reports on rumours linking one of the country's top athletes to banned substances.

By Elena CASAS

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