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Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

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Iraq: Who is Moqtada al-Sadr?

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An overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday live at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2012-12-11

Libération: Gérard Depardieu is 'pathetic'

Gérard Depardieu's decision to seek tax residency in Belgium is the top story. One paper says he's "pathetic", another looks at his business empire. The problem for France's wealthiest is that a 75 per cent tax band for earnings over one million euros comes into force on 1st January. It'll be in place for two years. Also dominant: DSK. He's settled out of court for millions with Nafissatou Diallo. That's the focus this Tuesday 11th December, 2012.

Libération: 'Pathétique'

Le Figaro: 'Vignes, poissonerie et tableaux...' ('Vineyards, a fishmonger's and art...')

Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France: 'Depardieu déjà adopté' ('Depardieu already adopted')

Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France: 'Le prix du silence' ('The price of silence')

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2016-05-04 François Hollande

Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

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2016-05-03 Iraq

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2016-05-03 labour law

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FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 03.05.16: For weeks now, papers have been focusing on the government’s controversial plan to reform the labour code. The so-called "El Khomri" law is set to...

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2016-05-02 Syria

Druids protest alcohol ban

US Secretary of State John Kerry is on a diplomatic push to persuade Moscow to persuade Damascus to stop or at least limit attacks on Aleppo. We look at reaction in the French...

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