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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 : 2011-11-11

'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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2017-08-17 Donald Trump

Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Donald Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville continue to draw criticism. The New York Times says the US president has failed...

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2017-08-17 smoking

'Why do French people smoke so much?'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs.17.08.17: Fresh figures show that tobacco consumption in France has remained stable over the past year, despite efforts by the government to reduce smoking....

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2017-08-16 USA

Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage across party lines for once again blaming both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, in...

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2017-08-16 Emmanuel Macron

'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.08.17: Papers across France focus on Emmanuel Macron’s first 100 days in office. It’s been a complicated summer for Macron. After riding on a wave of...

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2017-08-15 India

Has the horror of partition overshadowed independence?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 15.08.2017: As India marks its 70th anniversary of independence, Indian and Pakistani papers do some soul-searching about the violent legacy of...

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