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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2011-11-22

Terror in Tahrir

Egypt makes France's front pages, as protesters tell journalists the generals are now worse than Mubarak. A gruesome murder of a young girl has also captured a lot of press attention - as papers are furious that her attacker, awaiting trial for another offence, wasn't held in detention.

Liberation headlines 'Terror in Tahrir', saying protesters have told its correspondent the generals are now worse than Mubarak.

Le Figaro focuses on the murder of 13-year-old Agnès - calling on the government to stop reoffenders being released on bail.

The Franco-Belgian bank Dexia is in trouble again - La Tribune reports France's mayors are up in arms over the loans they can't repay, and Liberation reveals how the bank tricked them into those risky deals.

And Camembert cheese is also making headlines - as artisanal producers sue the industrial manufacturers they say are deceiving shoppers.

By Elena CASAS

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