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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.

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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.

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