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Latest update : 2011-03-04

Sarkozy emphasises France’s ‘Christian heritage’

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri., 5/3/2011: While Sarkozy’s ruling party prepares a parliamentary debate on the “Islam in France” and “French secularism”, the President yesterday delivered a speech on France’s Christian heritage. Some see a contradiction in these two approaches. Also, Renault is embroiled a spying controversy which gets more complicated by the day.

 

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
Libération : « Et si Renault s’était fait rouler ? »
 
Le Figaro: Le Figaro interviews Renault’s second in command
 
Les Echos : Editorial on Renault
 
Le Parisien: Sarkozy underlines France’s ‘Christian heritage’
 
Le Monde:  « Islam : le débat de trop »
 
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