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“Football is not a global phenomenon”

The suspected rogue trader is making the front pages of French papers today as his trial begins for the 2008 loss of 4.9 billion euros at Société Générale. Elsewhere we look at Germany’s austerity plans, Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s questionable leftist credentials and an article in Le Figaro showing the limited reach of the beautiful game with just days to the “World” Cup. TUESDAY, 8th JUNE 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Jérôme Kerviel’s trial : La Croix, Le Monde, l’Humanité
 
Germany’s austerity plan : Les Echos, Le Figaro
 
Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn really a left-leaning politician ?: Libération
 
Football is not a “global phenomenon”: Le Figaro
 
Each French goal in the World Cup will be worth €94 million to French economy from final 16 stage onwards: Le Figaro

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