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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 : 2012-02-16

'Greece is losing not only economically, but its very identity'

Sarkozy's campaign launch has gone down better with some of the British right-wing papers than it has with the French - others are less impressed, though. We also look at Greece, and rising unemployment in the UK.

The Times says they will miss Sarkozy - and that he's been one of the best foreign policy presidents France has ever had. For the Daily Mail, though, he has a Napoleon complex - while El Pais says this is the sunset of a hyperactive era in which nothing was achieved.

The Independent looks at Greece - what pushes people to smash up buildings? Kathimerini sees it as a national moral crisis - while the Huffington Post says it's the government and the EU that are to blame.

The Independent's front page is on high UK unemployment - and The Guardian says the worst thing about this crisis is how we're losing empathy for the people involved.

By Elena CASAS

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2016-06-21 Italian politics

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2016-06-21 labour law

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2016-06-20 Brexit

Leaving the LEAVE campaign: Tory member quits in protest

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