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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 : 2012-04-24

Le Pen casts a shadow over the second round

It's Marine Le Pen's shock score of nearly 20% in the first round that makes headlines today - how far right is Nicolas Sarkozy willing to go to win over those voters?

Le Monde calls the vote a referendum on the outgoing president, which Sarkozy has lost - saying a lot of Le Pen's voters are disappointed one-time Sarkozy supporters.

L'Humanité blames the president for Le Pen's high score - saying his right-wing drive simply pushed voters towards the original version.

Le Figaro says there's still hope Sarkozy can win if her voters pick him - but La Croix points out the electoral mathematics really isn't that simple.

By Elena CASAS

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