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Latest update : 2010-03-31

While the cat is away, the mice will play

While Nicolas Sarkozy is in the United States, members of the UMP party are taking advantage of his absence to complain about one of his most criticized reforms, the so-called tax ‘ceiling’. WEDNESDAY, 31st MARCH, 2010

In today’s French papers, we look at a UMP party spat over tax bands, Sarkozy’s trip to the U.S, a major bank robbery in Paris, poisonous breast implants and a study on phenomenon that is…yawning (something we’re all familiar with on the France 24 morning shift!)
 
Here are the articles we looked at in today’s French press review:
 
Tax Ceiling: Le Figaro, Libération
 
Sarkozy in the US: Ouest France, Le Parisien
 
Bank Robbery in central Paris: France Soir
 
Poisonous breast implants recalled: Le Parisien
 
A study on yawning: Libération

By James CREEDON

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