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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 : 2011-11-17

The nuclear accident

It's the Greens and the Socialists who are on most of France's front pages - it turns out the latter may have tried to cover up exactly what they agreed with the Green party. Also, the prostitutes who claim they slept with Dominique Strauss-Kahn tell their stories.

Liberation reports the Socialist Party tried to hide part of the agreement they signed with the Greens on Thursday - on the instructions of energy firm Areva.

Le Figaro has seized on the chance to attack both parties - the Greens as stubborn, the Socialists as willing to sell their policies to the highest bidder.

Le Parisien interviews two prostitutes who claim they spent €1500-a-night evenings with Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

And the Mediapart website looks at Lucas Papademos, Mario Monti and Mario Draghi's past careers with Goldman Sachs - and ask if they're really best placed to sort this out.

By Elena CASAS

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2017-10-19 China

Russia's 'Paris Hilton' launches presidential bid for 2018 elections

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Thursday, October 19: We take a look at reactions to Xi Jinping's speech at the Communist party's congress. Donald Trump is embroiled in a scandal after...

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2017-10-19 France

Space kitty: Should Félicette, the first cat sent to space, get her own memorial?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, October 19: France braces for a new day of protesting as the country's main union leads demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's labor and tax...

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2017-10-18 photography

Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Weds. October 18: The Chinese papers are giddy with excitement over the 19th Communist Party congress. Also, the Islamic State group loses control of its...

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2017-10-18 France

'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. October 18: The 19th Chinese Communist Party congress is underway in what some call the "Superbowl" of Chinese politics. This as President Xi Jinping...

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2017-10-17 Malta

'Black day for democracy': Malta in mourning after top journalist is murdered

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, October 17: It's a “black day” for democracy, the Maltese papers announce after one of its most prominent investigative journalists is murdered. In...

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