The lower house of the French parliament, the National Assembly, has approved a law imposing a €1,500 fine on those caught paying for sexual services. The bill is expected to go before the upper house for consideration in early 2014.
Latest update: 27/02/2012
- agriculture - French presidential election 2012 - Oscars (Academy Awards) - Paris Agriculture Fair
On the campaign trail at the agricultural show
FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 27/02/12: It’s the annual agricultural show here in Paris, a mandatory stop on the campaign trail. Candidates are eager to woo the farming constituency. Meanwhile, Libération investigates the "forgotten topic" of the campaign: the country’s rough housing projects. And "The Artist" steals the show at the Oscars.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LIBERATION: “The ‘forgotten’ campaign topic”
LIBERATION: “In the projects, nothing has changed.”
LES ECHOS: “More transparency in unemployment figures”
LE FIGARO: Jean Dujardin steals the show