Retirement reform: “The battle starts here”

Sarkozy’s retirement bill will be unveiled today but the papers are already aware of some details: The Government intends to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 by 2018. This is going to be the major political issue in France in the run-up to the 2012 Presidential election, says Libération with all the political parties and unions taking firm positions. WEDNESDAY, 16th JUNE 2010


Articles in today’s French press review:
Libération: “Retirement: the fight begins”
Le Figaro: “Retirement at 62 in 2018”
L’Humanité: “Retirement reform: our stolen lives”
La Croix : Truth and reconciliation in Northern Ireland
Le Canard Enchaîné: Junior Sports Minister Rama Yade pays more for her hotel in South Africa than the French team who she criticised for the “indecency” of their luxurious lodgings in a time of crisis!

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