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Time to decide: yes or no to the European budgetary treaty?
It's time for French politicians to choose their camp: for or against the European budgetary treaty. French dailies are weighing up the political consequences for President François Hollande if the treaty isn’t ratified. Also: playing "cops and robbers" in Marseille’s anti-crime unit: corruption and wrongdoing in the police force comes under the magnifying glass.
Le Parisien sees it as a political challenge: they say François Hollande needs to get left-wing politicians on his side over the European budgetary treaty.
The left-wing daily also features a long report about systemic corruption within a special police unit in Marseille.
And the southern resort of St. Tropez changes its name to match its glitzy image: Le Parisien reveals all!