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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 : 2011-10-17

The people have the power

François Hollande's victory in the French Socialist Party primary makes headlines far beyond France - while the 'Occupy Movement' is also on plenty of front pages, as protests spread far beyond Wall Street to Rome, London, and Berlin.

François Hollande's victory in the French presidential election makes headlines around the world - from the Wall Street Journal to Spain's El Pais.

The 'Occupy Movement' has also spread far beyond Wall Street - the Independent celebrates the protesters, the Guardian posits some solutions to the problems they are opposing, and the New York Times speaks to some Wall Street bankers - who aren't quite so keen.

And Newsweek publishes a pretty controversial cover this week - on race in politics, putting Herman Cain up against Obama.

 

 

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