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Clichy riots: five years on

In today’s French press review, we focus on the five year anniversary of the riots that took place in the Parisian suburb of Clichy. The death of two boys chased by the police near a power transformer sparked extreme violence in the region. Also in the papers: medical assistance on the internet and the worst US campaign adverts, seven days before the mid-terms.

 

Libération printed a special edition about the three-week riots that broke out in the Parisian banlieue of Clichy five years ago.
Since then, the situation in the area seems to have improved. The French government has vowed to spend 34.2 billion euros by 2013, to renovate the city, improve housing and transports.
According to the Christian newspaper La Croix, unemployment is one of the biggest issues., along with education and discrimination…
 
Aujourd’hui en France reports about a new measure for isolated patients who are too far from their doctors. From next year, consultations could be available online.
 
In other news, Le Figaro says US President Barack Obama is threatened by the Tea Party movement in the upcoming mid-term elections. And Le Monde blog picked some of the worst adverts created for the campaign.

 

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS

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