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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.

Latest update : 2013-11-08

Face-off

François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy are gearing up for their sole face-to-face confrontation in this election campaign - they debate head-to-head for the one and only time tonight before the final vote on Sunday.

Le Parisien headlines on the candidates' strategies - and Hollande's team admit he's a little bit nervous, even if Sarkozy's insist their man is zen.

Libération looks at some of the strict rules the debate must follow - meaning we're unlikely to see any big surprises.

Les Echos has a look back at some of the two men's previous encounters.

By Elena CASAS

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