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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 : 2013-07-24

'Is pain relief being provided for the royal birth? And where can we get it?'

We look at reaction by The Independent's Robert Fisk to the latest tension in Egypt. There's also a comment piece by Javier Solana, former EU High Representative for Foreign Policy, who argues the Middle is "sinking deeper into instability". Papers also look at Mali, where elections will be held this Sunday. One commentator says "the colonial powers are forcing Mali to the polls". Oh yes, and there's that baby.

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Some articles from today’s international press review:


The Independent’s Robert Fisk: ‘Was it four killed? Or nine? In Egypt, deaths no longer have any meaning’

The Moscow Times: ‘The Middle East is sinking deeper into instability’

The Guardian: ‘The colonial powers are forcing Mali to the polls’

Daily Mail: ‘Baby’s first royal wave’

China Daily cartoon on royal baby frenzy

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-09-19 UK

'It's No Go' as Scotland rejects independence

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2014-09-18 Scotland

France looks on as Scotland votes

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 18.09.14: French papers react to the Scottish independence referendum. Also, where are Hollande's dwindling supporters? And Nicolas Sarkozy makes new...

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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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