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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.



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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'Donald Trump Is Our Jean-Marie Le Pen'

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2015-11-27 Paris attacks

A moving tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 27.11.15: French papers focus on today’s national tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks. The government has called on people to fly the French flag...

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2015-11-26 Russia

'World War Three has not started (yet)'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 26.11.15: Papers focus on the aftermath of Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian warplane. The whole world held its breath, bracing itself for the...

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2015-11-26 French politics

National Front gets boost from Paris attacks

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 26.11.15: Next month’s regional elections are in the spotlight today. According to Le Parisien, the far-right National Front party got a boost following...

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2015-11-25 Tunisia

'The Turkish missile crisis'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 25.11.15: Tunisian papers mourn the victims of yesterday's deadly bombing in Tunisia. Meanwhile, papers across the world react to Turkey’s shooting...

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