FRENCH NEWSPAPERS, Friday 19 October: Front pages are still dominated by the French president’s acknowledgement of the "bloody suppression" of Algerian protestors in 1961; meanwhile, Le Figaro looks at why France’s top Jewish leader has spoken out about the legalisation of gay marriage; and there’s plenty of press coverage of the death of actress Sylvia Kristel, best known for her role in the erotic film "Emmanuelle".
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2014-03-12 Nicolas Sarkozy
FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 12.03.14: French papers react to more revelations about the Sarkozy phone tapping scandal, who could be part of a government reshuffle and Dominique de Villepin's...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 12.03.14: International papers continue to focus on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. The Malaysian Star compares the search effort to looking for...
FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: French papers continue to react to what has been dubbed "Sarkozygate". Also making headlines: young people fleeing France, and Japan three years after...
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: International papers largely focus on Japan, three years after the deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
French lawyers decry the tapping of Nicolas Sarkozy's phone by investigating judges, while Le Figaro and L'Opinion point the finger at François Hollande's government.