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Hunger doesn't justify the means

By: Elena CASAS

In today's French papers, it's bad economic news all round - the EU plans to scrap subsidies that help charities feed the very poorest, rents are soaring in Paris, and 5,000 local authorities are indebted to the point of bankruptcy.


La Croix is worried about an EU plan to cut subsidies that help charities feed 3 million poor Europeans every day.

Liberation raises the alarm over heavily indebted French local authorities - blaming the bank Dexia.

Le Parisien looks at plans to freeze Paris' soaring rents - backed by 59% of readers.

And Le Figaro looks abroad - to Italy's even worse economic problems.

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