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Sarkozy toughens his stance

FRENCH PAPERS, 22.10.2010: We look at ongoing coverage of the strikes in France. Le Figaro leads with the Government's bid to speed up the voting process in the Senate on the retirement reform bill. Libération leads with Sarkozy decision to toughen his stance on the strikes. Le Parisien, meanwhile, speaks to a young rioter who gives insight into why some youths are using the strike to vent broader anxieties.

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