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French Riviera floods: 'Hang on, rescue services are coming'

Papers lead on the flooding in the south of France over the weekend. They conclude rapid urban growth along the Riviera is to blame. Debate also centres on whether global warming is a cause. Another debate, this time in the Vatican, also dominates. A three-week Synod on family life gets underway this Monday and is bringing thorny issues to the fore: the role of women, gay rights and divorce. Join us.