FRENCH PAPERS, Weds. 03/04/13: French papers seem to have the wind knocked out of them after the former budget minister admitted he had a secret bank account in Switzerland. Libération says this discredits politicians in general. Le Figaro says it comes as a slap in the face to François Hollande’s promise for a squeaky-clean government. Meanwhile, Mediapart, the website that broke the scandal, is trying to find out if the government knew about the account and was trying to protect Cahuzac.
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FRENCH PAPERS - Weds. 01.10.14: Papers focus on the economy and French debt which has officially reached 2 trillion euros. According to Le Figaro, "France is sinking". France's...
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INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 26.09.14: British papers focus whether the UK should join the US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State Group in Iraq. Patrick Cockburn from the...
FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 26.09.14: Still a lot of emotion in the press following the beheading of French hostage Hervé Gourdel by a radical Algerian group allied with the Islamic...