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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 : 2012-03-29

Mélenchon heats things up for Hollande

In today's papers, it's all about Jean-Luc Mélenchon - the leftist firebrand who's been the real surprise of the election campaign.

Libération looks at the strategies the Socialists could adopt to fight Mélenchon - let him do well and then pinch his voters in the second round, or attack?

L'Humanité is celebrating his success - but so is Le Figaro, keen to see fresh divisions appear on the left.

He's also taking votes from Marine Le Pen - she tells Le Parisien she's the only real anti-establishment candidate.

By Elena CASAS

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