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Latest update : 2011-06-09

The return of the L’Oréal wars

FRENCH PAPERS, Thurs., 9/6/2011: The legal wranglings of one of France’s wealthiest families are back on the front pages as Liliane Bettencourt and her daughter once again fall out over the L’Oréal family fortune. Also, is Sarkozy scapegoating the poor? France Soir leads with a controversy surrounding philosopher Luc Ferry and Slate wonders if we’re literally eating…crap.

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Le Figaro, Le Monde : The return of the ‘L’Oréal Wars’ – France’s richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, and her daughter have resumed a public dispute over the fate of the family fortune months after reconciliation.
 
Libération: Sarkozy is criticized for scapegoating those on the dole while lightening the tax burden of the wealthy.
 
France Soir : Controversy surrounding Luc Ferry
 
Slate: Are we eating crap, literally?

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