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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 : 2012-02-02

François gets a flouring

The French papers are worrying about the security of the presidential candidates this morning after a woman managed to cover François Hollande in flour yesterday. We're also looking at the Bettencourt saga, and fraudulent marriages.

Liberation headlines on the Bettencourt saga - former budget minister Eric Woerth is set to be questioned over whether he took envelopes stuffed with cash from France's richest woman to finance Nicolas Sarkozy's election campaign in 2007.

Le Parisien is worrying about François Hollande's safety after the flour incident - but its readers aren't very sympathetic.

They're also looking at what they call the Great Love Fraud - marriages entered into so that one partner can get immigration papers.

By Elena CASAS

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