Latest update: 28/01/2013
- demonstrations - Gay marriage - records - sailing - sport - Vendée Globe
'Keep calm and marry on'
Papers lead on a new French sporting hero: François Gabart. The 29 year-old Frenchman has triumphed in the solo round the world yacht race the Vendée Globe, coming home in record time. They also lead on the debate on same-sex marriage. MPs discuss proposed legislation from Tuesday onwards, for 12 days. The Socialist government says it will approve the measure despite huge protests against it.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
Le Figaro reports that some in Socialist Party ranks are not totally enthused by the proposed legislation