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Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

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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 : 2012-04-24

Marine Le Pen and the European far-right

The foreign press reacts to Marine Le Pen's high score - trying to work why people voted for her, and what makes her different to other European far-right parties.

The Independent's front page blames the fear of Hollande winning for the markets plummeting yesterday - but as Der Spiegel explains, any worries about the left have been eclipsed by alarm about the far right.

As for what those voters will do next - the Guardian says it's by no means a given they'll pick Sarkozy - while El Pais explains Le Pen's priority is to destroy the UMP party and set herself up as leader of the opposition.  

By Elena CASAS

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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2014-09-16 immigration

Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster have signed a pledge in the Daily Record to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots...

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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2014-09-15 Scottish independence

War on 'death cult'

The Wall Street Journal (Europe) leads on a pledge by British PM David Cameron to "destroy" the Islamic State organisation following the murder of a British aid worker....

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2014-09-12 North Korea

North Korea 'backs Scottish independence'

The Independent leads on the "impossible war" on the Islamic state organisation, arguing Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria "may prefer the militants as a lesser evil compared...

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