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Latest update : 2011-04-20

Work more to earn more?

FRENCH PAPERS, Wed., 20/4/2011: Sarkozy’s slogan for his 2007 Presidential campaign was “Travailler plus pour gagner plus” or “Work more to earn more”. Increasing purchasing power was another promise. Now, Sarkozy is introducing measures that he hopes will make these electoral rally cries sound less hollow.

 

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
La Croix: The headache of purchasing power
 
20 Minutes: Civil servants salaries frozen for second year running
 
La Tribune and Les Echos: Rising electricity bills
 
Le Parisien: Poll says76% of French people think foreigners don’t make enough of an effort to integrate.
 
Libération: After Castro…more Castro
 
Le Figaro: “Secrets” of the royal wedding

 

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2017-03-29 Brexit

'Brexit: Day One'

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2017-03-28 Theresa May

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2017-03-28 France

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2017-03-27 Yemen

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2017-03-27 Overseas France

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