FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 29/10/12: Competitiveness is getting a lot of attention in the French press today. Yesterday, executives from 98 of the country's biggest companies called on the Socialist government to cut payroll taxes. Meanwhile, right-leaning newspaper Le Figaro applauds mayors who say they won’t officiate gay weddings if they become legal.
Live from the newsroom, we provide an overview of the stories making the French and international newspaper headlines. From Monday to Friday at 7.20 am and 9.20 am Paris time.
2014-03-11 Nicolas Sarkozy
FRENCH PAPERS - Tues. 11.03.14: French papers continue to react to what's been dubbed "Sarkozygate", young people are fleeing France and Japan three years after the deadly earthquake,...
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.
2014-03-07 Vladimir Putin
FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: The French press focuses on tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, and upcoming municipal elections.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: International papers focus on what's driving Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, the US's energy leverage and a Bollywood movie about a women's...
2014-03-06 US military
INTERNATIONAL PRESS - Thurs. 06.03.14: International papers focus on the National People’s Congress which kicked off in Beijing yesterday. Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced a sweeping...