- AIDS - L'Oreal heiress scandal - riots - suburbs
200 year old champagne found in a shipwreck- and it's still drinkable!
Liberation has harsh words for the government’s method of tackling the problem of urban violence-
They say sending police to crack down on angry youth isn’t credible or effective-
Unless it’s backed up by job creation in France’s deprived urban areas, where unemployment has hit over 40 per cent.
Le Figaro is defending the government- it’s backing interior minister Brice Hortefeux- saying he’s put more police on the ground and more surveillance cameras- the paper thinks that can only be a good thing.
The ongoing scandal of Labour minister Eric Woerth and France’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt is also back in the papers again- Liberation has it on the front page.
It was revealed over the weekend that Woerth did intervene to get his wife hired to manage Bettencourt’s fortune- which the minister has strongly denied.
And Catholic newspaper La Croix has the international conference to fight Aids on its front page- that kicked off yesterday in Vienna-
The paper says efforts to prevent the disease are actually moving backwards in some African countries-
And they need new tactics to encourage people to protect themselves-
And we know that wine is sometimes aged for decades before we drink it-
But what about 200 years in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea?
Le Figaro says 30 bottles dating from 1780 have been found in a wrecked galleon by Swedish scientists.