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Latest update : 2012-05-25

Air France: over-staffing and a jackpot bonus

The French press looks at the latest bad news for the economy. Air France is restructuring and layoffs are certain. Libération asks: what can the new left-wing government do? This as Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France reports on union anger that a former Air France CEO could, despite the economic crisis, get a "jackpot" bonus. That's the focus for this Friday, 25th May 2012.

Libération leads: The Left at work to save jobs

La Croix headlines: Air France restructures short and medium-haul business 

Le Parisien: 'Jackpot for former Air France boss' 

Libération: 'War on the right'

Le Parisien: 'Fillon's calculated risk'

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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