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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 : 2012-08-03

ECB announces it will... make an announcement

Months after gunman Mohamed Merah was shot dead in a police raid, neighbours are still paying for the damage to their homes. And in lighter news, the French drive south for the summer - almost every single one of them. Brace for backed-up traffic... maybe it’s time to catch up on those philosophy podcasts.

The papers have the euro crisis’ latest non-event: the European Central Bank has announced that it will be making an announcement. The markets were excited when European Central Bank announced a week ago that the ECB would do ‘whatever it takes’ to save the euro. So Les Echos was underwhelmed when his latest announcement had the echo of a tin being kicked down the road.

French vacationers in search of sea, sand and sun are about to compete for prized road space as they clog the motorways on one of the busiest weekends of the year. Le Parisien has words of warning.

In March, Mohamed Merah killed several people outside a Jewish school in Toulouse. He was shot dead in the police raid that eventually followed. Le Parisien has a story about the neighbours who, five months later, are still coping with the damage. They are paying to repair smashed windows, damaged cars and personal property…and wait for compensation.

Once again, the 35-hour working week makes the headlines in Le Figaro. Now that the UMP is out of office, one of their MPs wants to replace it. No word on why it’s still the law after a five-year UMP mandate.

By Kyle G. Brown

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2015-06-29 eurozone

Anger as Greek banks shut ahead of referendum

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2015-06-26 Greece

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2015-06-26 French economy

'Uberevolution'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 26.06.15: French papers focus on the ongoing taxi strike that has had much of France in lockdown, starting here in Paris. Le Figaro says this is part of a...

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2015-06-25 WikiLeaks

'Paris, too, cheerfully snoops on its friends'

While the French press lead almost exclusively on the WikiLeaks revelations that Washington has spied on the last three French presidents, there is almost no coverage in the US...

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