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'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

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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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Latest update : 2013-03-04

Mali: 'War at a turning point'

Concern for French hostages held in Africa dominates after reports of the killings of two Islamist commanders, Abou Zeid and Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Papers argue the French government's silence - aside a statement it cannot confirm the deaths - is fuelling anxiety among families and friends of the hostages. Also, at least 500,000 French people have bought e-cigarettes in recent months. What are they? And would you try one?

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LE FIGARO: 'L'intrigant silence de Paris'

LIBERATION: 'La guerre au tournant' and its editorial 'Silences'

AUJOURD'HUI-EN-FRANCE/LE PARISIEN: 'L'attente est insupportable'

AUJOURD'HUI-EN-FRANCE/LE PARISIEN: 'Cigarette électronique - la solution au tabagisme?'

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron Economics'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: The leading story in the French press today is yesterday's cabinet reshuffle. According to a poll in Le Parisien, most French people welcome the...

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2014-08-27 tourism

'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: Papers across the world focus on a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Also, the...

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2014-08-26 French economy

'Irreconcilable differences'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 26.08.14: The French government is dissolved and a full reshuffle announced. Papers across the world react to this political upheaval. Who is...

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2014-08-26 French economy

'Crisis in the ranks'

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 26.08.14: The current political crisis is gripping the French press today. Papers focus on the major rift between President François Hollande and outgoing...

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2014-08-25 Barack Obama

Prime suspect 'Jihadi John'

The British papers are leading on the hunt for a jihadist thought to be the murderer of US journalist James Foley. One UK MP and a former archbishop are calling for British...

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