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Fields of despair: Suicide plagues French farmers

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Was Tanzanian billionaire's kidnapping 'a political warning'?

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OAS chief urges ICC to open formal probe into Venezuela crimes

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Down syndrome in France: 'People are ready for inclusion, institutions must catch up'

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IN THE PRESS

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 : 2017-01-13

French papers react to first left-wing presidential debate and aren't thrilled

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 13.01.17: French papers react to the first left-wing presidential debate which took place last night. The general consensus is that it was pretty underwhelming and there was no clear winner. Left-wing daily Libération takes a closer look at one issue that came up during the debate: the idea of a "universal basic income". And French astronaut Thomas Pesquet gets ready for his first spacewalk.

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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2018-10-23 In the papers

Was Tanzanian billionaire's kidnapping 'a political warning'?

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, Oct. 23: Intrigue and speculation dominate the papers over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This as countries face pressure to cut ties...

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2018-10-22 In the papers

'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, October 22: The foreign and regional press scoff at Saudi Arabia's version of how journalist Jamal Khashoggi died. Also, it's an historic moment in...

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2018-10-19 In the papers

'Johnny lives!' Posthumous Hallyday album reignites fan fever

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, October 19: As the US threatens consequences over the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, cartoonists point out America's hypocrisy for...

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2018-10-18 In the papers

'No free press in Arab world': Washington Post publishes Khashoggi's last column

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, October 18: India's #MeToo movement gains momentum as a minister resigns over claims of sexual harassment. The last ever piece by Saudi journalist Jamal...

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2018-10-17 In the papers

Nature under threat: Arresting pictures from Wildlife Photography Awards

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, October 17: We look ahead to Brexit talks in Brussels and French reactions to Emmanuel Macron's cabinet reshuffle. Britain is pioneering a new register...

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