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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 : 2011-11-17

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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