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Latest update : 2010-05-21

"Single women between ages of 35-49 who live in cities worst affected by loneliness” (La Croix)

The Catholic paper La Croix leads with a report on loneliness in today’s society with single women living alone worst affected, the paper says. Elsewhere, we look at Sarkozy’s bid to enshrine reducing the deficit in the French Constitution in Le Figaro and Libération. Also, the theft of the century? Art robbers make off with €100 million worth of masterpieces from a Paris museum. FRIDAY, 21st MAY 2010

 

Articles in today’s French papers:
 
Libération: “Liberty, equality, austerity”
 
Le Figaro: “Sarkozy’s shock proposal for the deficit”
 
Aujourd’hui en France: Sarkozy’s love for Nespresso
 
Le Figaro: Art theft in Paris
 
France Soir: Interpol expert says art enthusiast unlikely to be behind art robbery
 
Aujourd’hui en France: “Security staff at Paris’s Museum of Modern Art say they’re not surprised that the robbery took place”
 
La Croix: “Loneliness in modern society”
 
Le Figaro: “Federer and Nadal, the story of a rivalry without hatred”



 

 

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