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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 : 2012-05-17

A trillion dollars - the cost of Grexit?

In today's pick of the international press - the possible cost of a Greek exit from the euro, and is Alexis Tsipras a demagogue?

The Guardian puts an intimidating twelve zeroes on its estimation of the cost of Greece pulling out of the euro - while The Independent focuses on the "vulture funds" of speculators they say would profit from it.

The New York Times focuses on Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras - calling him a demagogue with few scruples.

The Washington Post, meanwhile, is looking at Syria - saying the US is starting to co-ordinate the supply of arms to the rebels.

By Elena CASAS

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2015-05-26 USA

'A calamitous choice'

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Tues. 26.05.15: The US strategy against the Islamic State group is in the spotlight, with editorials from the Washington Post, The Globalist and...

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2015-05-26 work

All work and no play

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 26.05.15: It's all work and no play, at least according to critics of the Minister for Work's new law. Francois Rebsamen wants to simplify things for...

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2015-05-25 Cannes Film Festival 2015

'French cinema triumphs'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 25.05.15: It's Cannes, Cannes and more Cannes in the French press today as the country celebrates success at the Film Festival. Palme d'Or, Best Actor...

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2015-05-25 Spain

'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Mon. 25.05.15: Spain's local elections herald a "seismic shift" in the country's politics, according to El Pais and French paper Le Monde. The...

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2015-05-22 Syria

'Why should the U.S. fight for the Iraqis?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri 22.05.15: Lots of talk of the US's strategy against I.S. today – or rather lack thereof. Editorials in the Washington Post and Daily Beast say there...

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