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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 : 2013-07-12

Fillon on the offensive

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 12/07/13: French papers focus on former Prime Minister François Fillon’s "offensive" against Nicolas Sarkozy. He delivered a cutting speech yesterday, making it clear he still has his eye on the Elysée Palace. Also, political divisions over fracking and a government plan to reduce speed limits.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:

HUFFINGTON POST: Fillon on the offensive

LE PARISIEN: Fillon takes on Sarkozy 

LIBERATION: Political divisions over fracking

LE FIGARO: Government wants to reduce the speed limit

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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