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Latest update : 2011-10-31

How to profit from the crisis

In today's French papers: the economic crisis is still all over the front pages: Le Figaro asks if voters like how Sarkozy's dealing with it, Liberation looks at soaring rents, and Le Parisien tells readers how to profit from the price of gold.

Le Figaro says 55% of French voters are convinced Sarkozy has the right approach to the crisis - but even they can't claim those people will vote for him.

Le Parisien tells viewers to seize the opportunity to make some cash - by selling their jewellery.

Liberation looks at soaring rents - and the fresh outbreak of violence in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab spring.

Fundamentalist Christians are also making headlines in that paper - for their picket of a play they deem 'Christianophobic'.

By Elena CASAS

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