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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.

IN THE PAPERS

IN THE PAPERS

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

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2014-12-19 Cuba

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2014-12-18 Cuba

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2014-12-18 Cuba

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2014-12-17 Pakistan

Russians take economic crisis in stride with black humour

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