French strikes: How far will the unions go?
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FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, May 26: "The fire is burning" or "France is blocked" - these are some of the headlines as strikes and protests against labour reforms enter their eight day. Le Figaro blames Philippe Martinez, the head of the CGT union behind the industrial action, saying he wants to bring France to its knees. Meanwhile, the government delays publishing a report that shows civil servants work fewer hours than those in the private sector.