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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 : 2012-09-10

Fears of further sectarian violence, as political turmoil rocks Iraq

We take a look at the international papers, where insurgency in Iraq has swelled amid political turmoil. The UK papers are hungry for details on the unsolved murder case in Annecy, and London’s paralympic games close to a fanfare of fireworks .

The New York Times reported on the sentencing of Iraqi vice president Tariq al Hashemi, with a focus on the sectarian tensions simmiering in Iraq.
 
UK headlines were dominated by the Annecy shooting : the Telegraph revealed that the brother of murdered Said al Hilli was being questioned by British police. The Guardian focused on the mystery surrounding the case, as UK and French police explore all possible leads.
 
The paralympic closing ceremony marked the end of a long summer of sports, and prompted some journalists to look into just how accessible sports facilities are for disabled people.
 

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 19.09.14: Papers around the world and social media react to Scotland’s historic vote, after 55% of voters rejected independence in a referendum.

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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