FRANCE IN FOCUS
François Hollande’s approval rating may have jumped right after French troops were sent to Mali, but what will the legacy of his recent visit to Bamako be? Next, Google settles a news link row with French publishers. The internet giant has agreed to pay 60 million euros to support digital publishing initiatives. Finally, we meet Albert Uderzo, creator of Asterix, and guest of honour at Angouleme's International Comics Festival.