When lobbyists make laws
Thursday's French papers are once again focused on the economy. We take a look at how lobbyists have influenced France's austerity plan, as well as the civil lawsuit still facing Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Liberation takes a look at the efforts of lobbyists to protect tax breaks from the French government's austerity measures - some of them very successfully.
Le Figaro focuses on socialist grandee Jean-Noel Guerini, who has embarrassed his party by getting dragged into a corruption case.
And the same paper has got its hands on all the details of the civil suit still facing former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.