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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 : 2012-02-22

Stuck in a European trap

It's Greece that dominates the French headlines - with plenty of papers saying there are big holes in the bailout, and all it's done is stave off an inevitable default.

Les Echos says there might be plenty of money being bandied around in this new bailout - but it won't be enough, whereas for le Figaro this might look bad for Greece, but the alternative would be worse.

Liberation says this all poses a problem for the French left - who can't decide whether they're for or against the bailout.

And we look at the Huffington's Post coverage of France's other really big story - Dominique Strauss Kahn spending  the night in jail.

By Elena CASAS

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