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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 : 2012-01-26

A pact against austerity, reaching from Paris to Washington?

It's François Hollande who gets most press attention in today's papers - as he reveals his 60-point-plan for France. A lot of the papers are also comparing him to Barack Obama - with both campaigning on a platform of equality and higher taxes for the rich.

Le Parisien has the exclusive on what Hollande's 60-point-plan for France is - but there's nothing really new.

Several papers note the similarities between his rhetoric and Barack Obama's State of the Union speech - Libération dreams of an anti-austerity pact stretching from Paris to Washington, while Le Figaro accuses them both of fiscal populism.

Libération is also looking at Alassane Ouattara's visit today - and Nicolas Sarkozy's attempt to move out the shadow of France's colonial legacy in Africa.

By Elena CASAS

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