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Latest update : 2013-07-30

'Tapie Scandal: the letters revealing the scam'

Le Monde says investigators in the Tapie scandal believe they have proof of "organised fraud". The alleged proof centres on two letters Bernard Tapie’s lawyer sent to an arbitration judge in 2006, before the judge signed a declaration saying he had never had any note or consultation about the case. Other papers look at the ongoing Sarkothon to raise funds for the UMP and the Pope's statements about homosexuality.

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Some of the articles mentioned in today's press review:

Le Monde "Tapie: the letters revealing the scam"

Le Parisien-Aujourd’hui-en-France: "Sarkozy writes to UMP donors"

Huffington Post French edition: Socalist politician donates 150 euros to UMP coffers

Le Figaro: The Pope’s impromptu press session

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