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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 : 2012-10-24

Drop the weight and your taxes will plummet, too!

French papers are outraged by an Italian court's decision to jail scientists for failing to predict an earthquake. Also, a report on the police handling of the "Merah" case makes waves, and the European Central Bank is trying to redress the balance when it comes to gender equality in the workplace.

The Catholic daily, La Croix, is headlining on the decision in L’Aquila to jail seismologists. Le Figaro says fostering a litigation culture could see scientists silenced.

Meanwhile, police investigation on the “Merah” case in France has revealed there were institutional failures in the handling of the case. Le Parisien suggests the police slipped up on a number of occasions, while Libération says the whole anti-terror unit needs an overhaul.

And business daily La Tribune says that the European Central banks being rocked by a battle of the sexes, while Libération admits gender equality has a long way to go in every sector. And a German MP says he’ll reduce social security payments for obese people who manage to shift the pounds! La Tribune has the story.

By Olivia Salazar-Winspear

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