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Latest update : 2010-06-25

Low key welcome for les Bleus as they return home

Yesterday's strike action across France makes the front page of several papers this morning, as does the low-key return of les Bleus from their humiliating campaign in South Africa. We also take a look at Italy's embarrassing first round exit from the World Cup and finally, the longest tennis match in history at Wimbledon. FRIDAY, 25th JUNE 2010

Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Retirement reform strikes : Libération (front page and editorial), La Tribune
 
The return of les Bleus : Le Parisien, Le Figaro
 
Italy eliminated in first round of World Cup: Libération, Le Post
 
Wimledon sees longest tennis match ever: Le Figaro, Libération, Slate

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