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A French fortune: Liliane Bettencourt's name was synonymous with 'scandal'

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, September 22: The papers speculate about the future of Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front party after her key aide Florian Philippot dramatically quits. In other news, French protests against labour reforms are smaller than expected as the government prepares to force through changes today. Finally, the French press pays tribute to Liliane Bettencourt after the L'Oréal heiress passes away at the age of 94.