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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 : 2012-01-17

Will the Tea Party win the South Carolina primary?

We take a look at the South Carolina primary - with some papers saying that whoever is the candidate, it's the Tea party that has won, and others saying the movement is on the decline. We're also talking about plans to build the Queen a new yacht - they're pretty controversial in austerity-hit Britain.

The Guardian argues Jon Huntsman pulling out of the race proves the Tea Party has won the Republican nomination - by destroying the party's centre ground - while The Daily Beast reckons the movement's actually a victim of its own success, and could soon die out.

The New York Times is looking at all those expensive campaign ads - while there's an impassioned plea for campaign finance reform on the Huffington Post.

Meanwhile, it's the Queen's diamond jubilee that has the British papers excited - The Guardian is furious at the idea of spending £90m in these austere times - and has some other suggestions for presents.

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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