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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 : 2011-11-08

Berlusconi: I'm not going anywhere

Silvio Berlusconi makes today's headlines - insisting to some Italian papers that he's not going anywhere, while others call for his head. We also look at the leaked IAEA report on Iran's nuclear ambitions - and what Sarkozy said to Obama about Netanyahu at the G20 when he thought the microphones were off.

Right wing paper Libero defends Berlusconi - he tells them he's waiting to see if rebellious parliamentarians dare look him in the eye and vote against him.

La Repubblica, on the other hand, calls for his head - saying the time has come to form a technocratic transition government.

The Washington Post has got its hands on the TAEA report - saying Iran has the capacity to build a nuclear warhead.

Israeli news site YNet has tapes of conversation between Sarkozy and Obama that microphones weren't meant to hear - the French President calls Benjamin Netanyahu a liar.

And The Guardian has the Olympic torch's route around Britain - 8000 miles of planes, boats and trains.

By Elena CASAS

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