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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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2017-03-24 François Fillon

France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

FRENCH PAPERS, 24.03.17: Le Figaro leads with accusations by conservative presidential candidate François Fillon that French President François Hollande has been orchestrating...

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2017-03-23 London

'Terror in Westminster'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 23.03.17: Join us as we take a look at reactions in the press and on social media to yesterday's terrorist attack on Westminster in London. Amid the...

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2017-03-22 Brussels attacks

Brussels attacks, one year on: 'What if their hate has contaminated us?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Belgium marks the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 32 people. For a week now, Belgian media and politicians have been...

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2017-03-22 François Fillon

French interior minister quits over holiday jobs for daughters

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.03.17: Another day, another scandal. Yesterday, French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned after it emerged he had hired his two daughters as...

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2017-03-21 Northern Ireland

Martin McGuiness, 'terrorist turned statesman', dies at 66

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.03.17: Papers react to the death of Martin McGuinness, the Irish rebel who went on to be Northern Ireland's deputy first minister for a decade. He...

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