'Paris!! We kept Paris'
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A historic defeat. François Hollande's Socialist-led government is in shock after a poor showing in municipal elections. Le Figaro is jubilant, saying the right will also succeed in upcoming European, Senate and regional elections. Libération says a reshuffle is now urgent and the new team should ease the tax burden. Le Monde cartoonist Plantu shows Hollande naked on an island, dancing in delight that the Socialists have held on to Paris. However, it also shows the rest of France sinking.