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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-01-23

'My real adversary is the financial system'

It's François Hollande on all France's front pages - as the papers pass judgment on his first big campaign rally yesterday. It was his rallying cry against big finance that's attracted the most attention - and controversy.

Liberation says we've finally seen the decisive, combative Hollande who can take on Nicolas Sarkozy - while le Tribune says that in "equality" he's found the perfect campaign theme to rally the left.

It's not far left enough for L'Humanité - they want him to reject austerity entirely - and of course far too far left for Le Figaro, who accuse him of trotting out old socialist platitudes.

His promise to withdraw French troops from Afghanistan makes the front page of La Croix - while Liberation also reports on the angry reaction in France's Turkish community to the bill criminalising denial of the Armenian genocide.

By Elena CASAS

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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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2014-09-16 immigration

Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster have signed a pledge in the Daily Record to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots...

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-15 Scottish independence

War on 'death cult'

The Wall Street Journal (Europe) leads on a pledge by British PM David Cameron to "destroy" the Islamic State organisation following the murder of a British aid worker....

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

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