Le Parisien

French newspaper abandons opinion polls in run-up to election

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Le Parisien shifts focus from what it calls ‘horse race’ journalism to on-the-ground reporting ahead of 2017 presidential vote.

France's richest man in talks to buy Paris newspaper

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Bernard Arnault, boss of LVMH which owns brands such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Givenchy, hopes to acquire Le Parisien for €50m.

French soldier commits suicide on webcam during online forum

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A French soldier committed suicide by shooting himself live on a webcam during an internet health forum chat, French daily Le Parisien reports.