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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-10-22

Lebanon: 'The Spectre of War'

French papers concentrate on events in Lebanon following the killing of intelligence service chief Wissam al-Hassan on Friday. They say Syria's Bashar al-Assad is trying to destabilise Lebanon and the region. Also, is doing business in France just too difficult? One paper argues several French entrepreneurs are already in London escaping the anti-business environment at home. That's the focus for this look at the French press Monday 22nd October, 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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