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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.

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Latest update : 2011-11-16

Has Occupy won the battle of Zuccotti Park?

Could being moved on from camping in Zuccotti Park actually be good news for the Occupy movement? Have they won over mainstream opinion? And should they be worried about being used by politicians? The international papers look at all this, plus Syria, and why pizza is now a vegetable, apparently.

The Independent's veteran foreign correspondent Robert Fisk reckons we shouldn't get too excited about the Arab League or defecting Syrian soldiers - Assad is not going anywhere.

The Huffington Post argues being evicted from Zucotti Park might be the best thing that could happen to Occupy Wall Street - it could help them win over public opinion.

Slate.com thinks they've already achieved their aim - of making Americans see the economic crisis differently, while a piece in the Guardian says they should be worried about getting co-opted by the Democratic Party.

The Guardian also reports on the hedge funds chasing up the world's poorest countries for decades-old debts.

And The Huffington Post says pizza is now officially a vegetable - according to the US Congress.

By Elena CASAS

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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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