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Latest update : 2013-04-09

Margaret Thatcher: the great reaper vs. the woman who saved Great Britain

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 09 /04/13: Controversial in life, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher continues to provoke mixed reactions after her death. French papers are divided over her legacy. Left-leaning Libération says "Thatcherism" is responsible for today’s economic woes. Right-leaning Figaro says France needs a leader like Thatcher.

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Some articles from today’s French press review:

LE FIGARO: Margaret Thatcher, the woman who changed Great Britain

LIBERATION: Margaret Thatcher, the great reaper

L’EXPRESS: Thatcher and French Presidents: a forced entente

LE PARISIEN: Political reactions to Thatcher’s death

By Florence VILLEMINOT

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