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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 : 2011-11-11

'James Murdoch is either lying or incompentent'

The Greek and Italian papers digest the possibilities for their new governments, British papers analyse James Murdoch's testimony to Parliament, and the Foreign Office reveals some of the weirdest requests it gets from Brits abroad.

The Greek press is divided on their new government - Kathimerini welcomes the chance of a fresh start, while Eleftheros Typos says a technocratic government is unlikely to calm the rage of protesters in the streets.

Over in Italy, la Repubblica thinks there are still too many question marks hanging over the formation of a technocratic goverment - while la Stampa thinks Mario Monti is an excellent pick for PM.

The British papers are all looking at James Murdoch's parliamentary appearance - the Independent says we know now he is either lying, or he was incompetent.

And in the Guardian - the weirdest requests received by the Foreign Office from Brits abroad.

By Elena CASAS

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