IN THE PAPERS
France's press celebrates the release of Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponnier - after 18 months detained in Afghanistan. We look at how they came to be released, and if the French government did the right thing.
There's joy all over the French front pages at the release of Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponnier - Le Parisien takes a look at how they came to be freed, Liberation asks whether the French government made mistakes in its treatment of the crisis and L'Humanité takes us back over 18 months of suffering for their families.
In other news - le Figaro headlines on the ultra competitive generation of fortysomethings pushing their way into French ministerial posts.