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IN THE PAPERS

Latest update : 2013-05-14

Paris, c’est tragique!

FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 14/05/13: French papers react to what was supposed to be a celebration of Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 victory yesterday that turned quite violent. Critics say the police was underprepared. Also, according to a recent study, French people’s approval of the European Union is plummeting. Finally, the government wants to tax smartphones and tablets to fund culture.

 

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