IN THE PAPERS
Papers report on the death of France 2 television journalist Gilles Jacquier in Homs in Syria. They also look at a new study showing that the French work "six weeks less per year than the Germans". Other stories include a workers' protest at Père Lachaise cemetery, and the viability of France's nuclear industry. That's the focus for this Thursday 12th January 2012.
It also covers the publication of a new report saying working time in France is the lowest in the EU, apart from Finland.
And it comments on a protest by gravediggers at Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris. The “fossoyeurs” want early retirement and to work an hour and a half less each day.