The French president's "Mr. Normal" tag is flagging. The left-wing daily Libération is saying it got badly burnt during a summer of bad economic data and government in-fighting. François Hollande's challenging "rentrée" is also front page news for Aujourd'hui-en-France, which says he is "walking in a minefield". That's the focus for what the French papers are saying this Monday 3rd September, 2012.
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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