“It's time to get mobilized”

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri. 25/03/11, This weekend rings in round two of local elections, les “cantonales”. Round one was marked by a rise of the extreme right and a high abstention rate. Several French papers analyze the causes of that and think of ways to get French people to the ballot box. Meanwhile, France’s civilian nuclear program is getting probed. Prime Minister François Fillon has called for an audit of 58 nuclear reactors. Finally, France’s football team takes on Luxembourg tonight, an opport


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Some articles from today’s French press review:
La Croix: “Abstention, the extremist vote: some ideas of how to react.”
La Tribune: “The big losers of globalization will call the shots in the local election.”
France Soir: “Marine Le Pen has changed the image of the Front National”
Libération: “And what if we stopped using nuclear energy?”
Les Echos: “Europe is going to test the resistance of it’s reactors.”
Le Parisien Une: “Luxembourg vs France: please, no monkey business!”

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