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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.

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Latest update : 2012-05-14

'The Pas-de-Calais does not belong to Mrs. Le Pen'

Jean-Luc Mélenchon takes his fight with Marine Le Pen to her home turf - while François Hollande faces his moment of truth as he prepares to meet Angela Merkel.

Libération puts the parliamentary rematch between Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Marine Le Pen on its front page - but they essentially see this run as a vanity project.

Le Figaro, Le Parisien and Les Echos all have President Hollande's meeting with Merkel on their front pages - as he prepares for a marathon week.

By Elena CASAS

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