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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-04-18

Is François Bayrou irrelevant?

Today's papers look at the scramble to get centrist's candidate Bayrou's endorsement - and his plan for between the two rounds.

Le Figaro says he may be low in the polls, but if there are any voters who are still going to change their minds, it's François Bayrou's, and both Sarkozy and Hollande are after his endorsement.

La Canard Enchaîné thinks it knows what both Bayrou and Mélenchon's secret plans for the second round are.

By Elena CASAS

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