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Latest update : 2010-05-06

Marseille seals French championship victory

The old cliché “Greek tragedy” is trotted out on the front page of Libération although this time with three deaths during a protest in Athens yesterday, it’s perhaps justified. Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s possible bid for the Presidency in 2012 is also making the papers today as well, of course, as Olympique Marseille being crowned winners of the French football championship. THURSDAY, 6th MAY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Violence in Greece and the troubled eurozone: Libération, Le Figaro, La Croix
 
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s presidential ambitions: Le Parisien, Le Télégramme de Brest
 
Olympique Marseille wins French championship: Le Parisien, L’Equipe, France Soir
 

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