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Latest update : 2011-11-07

The word of the day: austerity

FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 07/11/11, Austerity is the word of the day in the French press. Prime Minister François Fillon is set to unveil a series of austerity measures to tighten France’s belt. Le Figaro hails Fillon and President Sarkozy, saying that the times are tough and austerity measures are what is needed. Meanwhile, Socialist Presidential candidate François Hollande gives an interview to left-leaning Libération, saying he too agrees that austerity measures are needed to save the economy.

 

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