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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 : 2012-08-15

‘Syria Planned to use Russian Ties As Way Around Sanctions’

International papers, Wednesday 15th August: The Wall Street Journal has an in-depth report on how the Syrian regime may have planned to make money despite international sanctions; Israel's Haaretz imagines life after the fall of Bashar Al-Assad; The new-look Republican presidential ticket is analysed in the International Herald Tribune; A UK couple have won more than £140 million - but say their win will not change them.

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2015-06-02 French economy

'Is she trying to keep me from using my scooter?'

Leader writers in the right-wing press slam the Hollande government as unemployment hits 3.5 million. We look, too, at coverage of the Paris conference of coalition partners...

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2015-06-01 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy: 'A new era'

Politics dominates with the UMP name buried following a conference by Nicolas Sarkozy's party on Saturday. The new-look Republicans party is, papers say, a vehicle for Sarkozy to...

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2015-05-29 FIFA

Sepp Blatter: Love him or loathe him

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.05.15: The FIFA corruption scandal continues to dominate the press. Papers look at how FIFA President Sepp Blatter is fighting off pressure to step...

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2015-05-29 FIFA

'Platini bites back, but Blatter holds on'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.05.15: French papers continue to focus on the FIFA corruption scandal. Former French football star and current UEFA President Michel Platini leads the...

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2015-05-28 FIFA

'FIFA Nostra'

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.05.15: French papers react to the two sweeping probes into alleged corruption at FIFA. Many blame FIFA President Sepp Blatter and call for him to step...

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