Latest update: 04/10/2012
'Pigeons' protest movement lifts off
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.