Libération leads on "Bad Players" (Mauvais Joueurs) in the French handball match-fixing scandal. Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France takes a closer look at First Lady Valérie Trierweiler. Other papers lead on crime, but also on the "Pigeons" protest movement. "Pigeons" is a slang word in French for "fall guy". Some business people are furious at being landed with a big hike in capital gains when they sell a company. That's the focus for this Thursday 4th October, 2012.
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FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 01.10.14: Papers focus on the economy and French debt which has officially reached 2 trillion euros. According to Le Figaro, "France is sinking". France's...
2014-10-02 French economy
FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 02.10.14: There's a lot of focus on the opposition UMP in today's press as the party looks ahead to the 2017 presidential election. Who will represent the...
2014-10-02 Hong Kong
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 02.10.14: According to Slate, Hong Kong has the world’s politest protesters and that’s why they’re so dangerous. But don’t be fooled, these aren’t...
2014-09-29 Hong Kong
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