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'Finally!' Paris gets high on Olympic spirit

FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday 14.09.2017: After months of waiting, Paris is officially awarded the 2024 Olympic Games and the French press is euphoric. Le Parisien promises that the city will be a giant party and urges the country to be proud. After all, "It's more than a sporting event, it's a social undertaking." Plus, Catholic paper La Croix takes a trip to the north of Russia where an international team is cleaning up nuclear waste left over from the fall of the Soviet Union.