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.
FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: French papers continue to react to what has been dubbed "Sarkozygate". Also making headlines: young people fleeing France, and Japan three years after...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: International papers largely focus on Japan, three years after the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
French lawyers decry the tapping of Nicolas Sarkozy's phone by investigating judges, while Le Figaro and L'Opinion point the finger at François Hollande's government.
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FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: The French press focuses on tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, and upcoming municipal elections.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: International papers focus on what's driving Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, the US's energy leverage and a Bollywood movie about a women's...