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Latest update : 2010-05-25

Austerity time

No it’s not tea time, its austerity time as the front page of Libération reads (en anglais) this morning. Several papers lead on the budgetary cuts in the UK and Italy as well as other countries in Europe. Elsewhere, we look at the rushed nature of modern society – between speed-reading, power naps and drive through funerals - and why such a lifestyle can make you ill. TUESDAY, 25th MAY 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Austerity plans across Europe: Libération, (+ editorial), Le Figaro, Les Echos
 
Retirement age to be pushed back in France: Les Echos, La Tribune
 
Health: are we too rushed? Le Figaro
 
Strange choice for the Palme d’Or: Le Parisien

By James CREEDON

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