IN THE PAPERS
FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 27/12/11. French business paper Les Echos analyses the worrying rise in unemployment in France. With just months to go before the 2012 presidential election, right and left debate on the best way to fight joblessness. Meanwhile, Libération says 2012 was a "good vintage" for political lies. The big winner for the left-leaning daily: Interior Minister Claude Guéant.