Latest update: 15/08/2012
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'Amiens riots: the reasons behind the uprising'
French papers, Wednesday 15th August: Le Parisien looks at the social issues behind two nights of violence in northwest France; Two stars of French football back in the headlines for activity off the pitch; French leaders of the Catholic Church make their case against adoption rights for gay couples, according to Libération.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
Le Parisien : ‘Rioters in Amiens : reasons for the anger’
LePoint : ‘Copé criticises “lax” government’
Le Parisien : ‘The Magistrate’s argument’