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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.

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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2013-08-02

NSA pays £100m to British counterpart GCHQ, new leaks reveal

The latest leaks by Edward Snowden - not to mention his being granted asylum by Russia - could strain US-Russia ties. Meanwhile, Italian papers react to Silvio Berlusconi's prison sentence being upheld. Also, Uruguay takes a radical approach to fighting the war on drugs by paving the way for legalisation of cannabis. Finally, after paying £150,000 for a Jane Austen ring, American singer Kelly Clarkson is being asked to let the national treasure stay in Britain.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2015-03-27 Germanwings flight 4U9525

'The co-pilot who wanted to end it all'

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 27.03.15: French papers focus on the latest shocking developments in the Germanwings plane crash. Yesterday, the public prosecutor of Marseille said the...

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2015-03-26 Germanwings flight 4U9525

NYT: Germanwings pilot was locked out of cockpit before crash

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 26.03.15: An article from the New York Times is getting a lot of attention in the French press today. It claims that one of the Germanwings pilots was...

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2015-03-26 Yemen

Fans distraught as Zayn leaves One Direction

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 26.03.15: An article from the New York Times is getting a lot of attention in the press today. It claims that one of the Germanwings pilot was...

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2015-03-25 France

Tragedy in the Alps

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 25.03.15: French papers largely focus on yesterday's fatal plane crash in the Alps which claimed the lives of 150 people.

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2015-03-25 Alps

'Have there been More Plane Crashes Recently, or Does It Just Feel That Way?'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 25.03.15: Papers across the world largely focus on yesterday's fatal plane crash in the Alps which claimed the lives of 150 people.

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