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Latest update : 2012-12-11

Libération: Gérard Depardieu is 'pathetic'

Gérard Depardieu's decision to seek tax residency in Belgium is the top story. One paper says he's "pathetic", another looks at his business empire. The problem for France's wealthiest is that a 75 per cent tax band for earnings over one million euros comes into force on 1st January. It'll be in place for two years. Also dominant: DSK. He's settled out of court for millions with Nafissatou Diallo. That's the focus this Tuesday 11th December, 2012.

Libération: 'Pathétique'

Le Figaro: 'Vignes, poissonerie et tableaux...' ('Vineyards, a fishmonger's and art...')

Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France: 'Depardieu déjà adopté' ('Depardieu already adopted')

Le Parisien-Aujourd'hui-en-France: 'Le prix du silence' ('The price of silence')

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2014-08-29 French politics

Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers react to an interview the new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron gave to the right-wing magazine Le Point. He suggested scrapping the 35-hour...

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2014-08-29 Twitter

Canada and Russia exchange snarky tweets

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 29.08.14: Papers across the world focus on the crisis in Ukraine after Kiev accused Moscow of de facto invasion. Amidst this threat of a serious...

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2014-08-28 French politics

Valls ♥ Business

FRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 28.08.14: Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared his love for companies during a speech at the French employers' association yesterday. He received rapturous...

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2014-08-27 French economy

'Macron Economics'

FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: The leading story in the French press today is yesterday's cabinet reshuffle. According to a poll in Le Parisien, most French people welcome the...

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2014-08-27 tourism

'The capital of sex, drugs, alcohol, trash and trashy tourism'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 27.08.14: Papers across the world focus on a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. Also, the...

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