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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 : 2017-01-25

French presidential hopeful Fillon 'paid wife €500,000 of taxpayers' money'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 25.01.17: According to a report in France's Canard Enchainé, conservative presidential candidate François Fillon hired his wife to be his parliamentary assistant. The satirical paper reports that over an eight-year period she was paid 500,000 euros of taxpayers' money. Though not illegal, it is frowned upon in France. Meanwhile, papers expect the gloves to come off in tonight’s final left-wing primary debate between Benoit Hamon and Manuel Valls.

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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2018-09-21 In the papers

Outfoxed: The mystery of the ‘Croydon Cat Killer’

We take a look at a murder mystery investigation that has been going strong for the past three years and has finally come to an end. Police say they have found the “Croydon Cat...

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2018-09-20 In the papers

Controversial or creative? Chef gets lobsters high before boiling them so they don't suffer

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, Sept. 20: Pakistan's PM Imran Khan heads to Saudi Arabia and the Emirates for his first official visit. Also, has China's most famous actress Fan...

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2018-09-19 In the papers

Stormy Daniels's X-rated book attacks Trump's presidency - and manhood

IN THE PAPERS - Wednesday, September 19: The UN's latest report gives horrific details of the rape, torture and murder of Rohingya people by the Myanmar military. When will they...

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2018-09-18 In the papers

Should supermodels' catwalk strut be protected by copyright?

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, September 18: We look at reactions from the papers as the two Korean leaders meet for a summit aimed at avoiding "clashes and nukes". Also, the papers in...

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2018-09-17 In the papers

Berta Cáceres murder trial: Was Honduran govt involved in environmentalist's death?

IN THE PAPERS - Monday, September 17: We look ahead to a crucial meeting between Turkey and Russia to discuss the looming battle in Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib....

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