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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-11-15

Democracy vs. the markets?

The French newspapers disagree on whether the technocratic governments in Greece and Italy are necessary, or usurping democracy. There are also bad unemployment figures here in France - and the row between the French Socialists and Greens is getting worse.

Liberation asks if the markets have usurped democracy in Greece and Italy - while Le Figaro argues politicians' incompetence made the technocratic governments necessary.

L'Humanité reports high unemployment figures here in France - but also some good news, about a factory whose staff managed to save it from closure.

Liberation interviews Green party founder Daniel Cohn-Bendit - who has harsh words for Socialist presidential candidate François Hollande - while Le Monde asks if Greens actually are a force in modern European politics.

By Elena CASAS

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