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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.

Latest update : 2013-04-15

'Street warfare in Paris: Thatcher vs Sands'

Le Figaro says Hollande has not done enough to put out the fire of the Cahuzac tax evasion scandal. Some MPs - on left and right - are baulking at one measure: greater disclosure of financial assets. Le Parisien, meanwhile, looks at political lies past and present. And there's street warfare in Paris: one right-wing elected official wants a street named after Margaret Thatcher, a Communist counterpart says 'Non'. He wants one named after Irish Republican hunger striker Bobby Sands.

 

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Le Figaro says President François Hollande faces parliamentary opposition from certain MPs to his demand for full disclosure of financial assets in the wake of the Cahuzac scandal.
 
 
La Croix leads on the crisis on the Korean peninsula saying Washington and Beijing are in a stand-off, using tension to further their own interests which is greater influence across Asia.
 

 

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