A state funeral for former South African president Nelson Mandela will be held on December 15, President Jacob Zuma has announced in a televised address. The anti-apartheid hero will be buried in his ancestral home of Qunu in the country’s Eastern Cape.
Latest update: 14/09/2010
Le Monde sues Sarkozy’s office
FRENCH PAPERS, Tuesday, 14th September 2010: Le Monde’s evening edition yesterday announced that the paper is to sue the Elysée Palace for violating laws that protect journalists’ sources. The paper has accused Sarkozy’s office of ordering an illegal investigation by the secret services into its reporting of the L'Oreal affair. The Elysée denies the claims. These and other stories in today’s French press review.
Articles in today’s French press review:
Le Monde: “Woerth affair: The Elysée violated laws on journalists’ sources”
La Croix: Editorial on Le Monde’s case against the Elysée
Le Parisien: Villepin and Sarkozy “neck and neck for 2012”
Libération: Could François Bayrou and Villepin form an alliance against Sarkozy?
Libération: SOS Racism launches campaign against Sarkozy’s policies towards Roma
Le Figaro: Should schools be single sex?