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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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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

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-10-24 Manuel Valls

Manuel Valls and the 'art of putting one's foot in one's mouth'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Yesterday, in a TV interview, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he thought a single work contract was "an interesting idea". This has drawn...

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2014-10-24 Canada

'Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 24.10.14: Canadian papers continue to focus on Wednesday’s attack on Parliament Hill. Meanwhile, the media in Canada has drawn praise for its coverage...

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2014-10-22 Total

French papers pay tribute to Christophe de Margerie

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: There's lots of emotion in the French press as papers pay tribute to former Total CEO Christophe de Margerie following his death in a plane crash....

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2014-10-22 Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius and the lone walk to prison

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 22.10.14: Papers across the world focus on the sentencing of South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Opinions are split over the fairness...

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2014-10-21 Indonesia

Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 21.10.14: In Indonesia, Joko Widodo's arrival in the presidential palace after a peaceful transition is celebrated as a confirmation of the country's...

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