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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 : 2013-06-07

How did Fred Perry become trendy for skinheads?

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 07/06/13: The death of 18-year-old left-wing activist Clément Méric dominates the French papers today. He was killed after a fight with a skinhead gang in the centre of Paris. Was this a fight that went badly wrong, or is it proof of a rise in far-right violence France should be concerned about? Papers are divided on the issue. Also, the Huffington Post explores why Fred Perry is a brand popular with extremist groups on both left and right.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:

LIBERATION: Far-right gets a boost after anti-gay marriage debate

LA CROIX: Let’s not jump to conclusions

SLATE: Skinheads in France

HUFFINGTON POST: Fred Perry and extremism

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2017-12-14 Jerusalem

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2017-12-14 cycling

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2017-12-13 Senate (USA)

'Alabama sent a message to women'

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