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IN THE PAPERS

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 : 2013-07-02

Spying scandal: '1984 has arrived, 30 years late'

The French papers lead on revelations Washington has been spying on France and other European countries. Libération puts the Statue of Liberty on its cover with one amendment: it has very large ears. Le Figaro's editorial is headlined: 'Big Brother'. We look, too, at blunders certain students made during the baccalauréat exams, including this one: 'Russia is a large country with large reserves of oil. It needs to attract new investors such as Gérard Depardieu'.

Libération: 'Networks of Wrath'

Libération editorial: Panopticon

Le Figaro: US espionage - Hollande's anger

Le Figaro editorial: Big Brother

Direct Matin: Funniest one-liners in this year's Baccalauréat exams

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2016-12-07 education

French educational system "as poor as always"

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 16.11.16 France ranked 26th on the OECD's most recent study of student assessment - neither worse nor better than its 2013 score. Right-wing Figaro blames...

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2016-12-06 Syria

US President-elect Donald Trump sparks controversy with his 'improvised diplomacy'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: Papers around the world focus on the situation in eastern Aleppo where the Syrian regime continues to gain ground against rebel fighters....

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2016-12-06 Manuel Valls

Can Valls 'reconcile' the divided left?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 06.12.16: After much speculation, Manuel Valls makes it official: he's throwing his hat into the crowded ring for the left-wing presidential primary. But...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

French presidential election: ‘Valls's Moment’

FRENCH PAPERS 05.12.16: For Catholic paper La Croix, this is “Valls's moment" - the prime minister is the hot ticket to win the the centre-left presidential nomination, providing...

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2016-12-05 Matteo Renzi

Italy's referendum: ‘Confronted with a wave of 'NO' votes, Renzi resigns’

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS 05.12.16: For leftwing Italian daily La Repubblica, Matteo Renzi has been dealt a crushing blow after 'the NO vote wins'. La Corriere della Sera, meanwhile,...

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