In the press

Spying scandal: '1984 has arrived, 30 years late'

The French papers lead on revelations Washington has been spying on France and other European countries. Libération puts the Statue of Liberty on its cover with one amendment: it has very large ears. Le Figaro's editorial is headlined: 'Big Brother'. We look, too, at blunders certain students made during the baccalauréat exams, including this one: 'Russia is a large country with large reserves of oil. It needs to attract new investors such as Gérard Depardieu'.