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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 : 2013-02-01

Sporting royalty takes a bow in Paris

Brand Beckham arrives in Paris and the French papers love it. They lead on his decision to play for Paris Saint-Germain for free for five months - he'll give his pay to a children's charity. Also on the front pages is Goodyear's decision to close a tyre plant in Amiens in northern France. Libération argues it adds to pressure on Hollande, while Le Figaro says one union, the CGT, is at fault.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:

AUJOURD'HUI-EN-FRANCE: 'Behind the scenes negotiations in Beckham deal'

L'EQUIPE: 'Is Beckham going to improve PSG's game?'

LIBÉRATION: 'Goodyear - un sac de pneus pour Hollande' (Heavy burden for Hollande)

LE FIGARO: On Goodyear's announcement it will close its Amiens plant

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2014-09-17 Manuel Valls

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2014-09-16 French economy

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2014-09-16 immigration

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

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