US President Barack Obama has urged Russia to agree to cut nuclear arms by up to one third in a speech given at Germany’s historic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, 50 years after JFK’s famous “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech.
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Eric Woerth’s woes worsen
Libération leads this morning with more damaging revelations about the French Labour Minister. The paper says he helped the family of a deceased famous sculptor, César, to reduce their inheritance tax bill by €27 million, this when Woerth was Budget Minister in 2008. This and other stories in today’s French press review: WEDNESDAY, 4th AUGUST 2010
Articles in today’s French press review:
Libération: In 2008 when Eric Woerth was Budget Minister, he intervened to reduce an inheritance tax bill for the family of sculptor César, the left-leaning daily alleges.
Le Figaro: Are we headed for a massive increase in crimes committed by old-age pensioners?
Aujourd’hui en France: Charles de Gaulle Airport : the worst in the world according to travel website
Le Figaro: North Korea’s football coach humiliated in Pyongyang