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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 : 2014-01-13

'The rottweiler who's now been bitten herself'

While French newspaper coverage of allegations actress Julie Gayet is having an affair with President François Hollande is restrained, that's not the case across the Channel. The Daily Mail says this a sordid Gallic soap, a classic French farce, and the First Lady, Valérie Trierweiler is only getting her "comeuppance". Trierweiler went to hospital suffering from exhaustion when news of the alleged affair broke.

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Some articles from today’s French press review: 

Daily Mail UK:
‘The rottweiler who’s now been bitten herself – the ambitious French first lady and a spectacular fall from grace’

The Daily Telegraph UK:
‘First Lady in hospital after Hollande ‘tryst in mafia flat’

Jerusalem
Post:
‘Sharon’s legacy’

Haaretz: ‘Sharon’s contradictory life and legacy – the good, the bad and the very, very ugly’


Bangkok
Post:
‘No need for a shutdown’

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2014-09-17 Scotland

Salmond's 'emotional eve-of poll plea to Scots to seize their historic opportunity'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: All eyes turn to Scotland today. With just 24 hours before the hotly anticipated independence referendum, the gloves are coming off. Also,...

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2014-09-17 Socialist Party (France)

'Valls is starting to act like Hollande'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 17.09.14: Manuel Valls and his narrow vote of confidence are in the spotlight today. Up until the last minute, the French Prime Minister tried to sway...

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2014-09-16 French economy

Is Valls crying wolf?

FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls is in the spotlight today. For the second time in five months he’s going to ask lawmakers to give him a vote of...

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2014-09-16 immigration

Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 16.09.14: The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster have signed a pledge in the Daily Record to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots...

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2014-09-15 Nicolas Sarkozy

Le Figaro: Is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

"The war on Islamic State" headlines Libération, reporting on this Monday's Paris conference on Iraq's security. Le Figaro, meanwhile, asks whether it is really possible to...

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