Thursday, 25 May 2017
French papers react to Champs-Élysées attack

Added: 21.04.2017 12:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

French daily Le Parisien reacts with "anger and disgust" to Thursday night's attack on the Champs-Élysées, in which a policeman was killed just days before France heads to the polls. Right-wing daily Le Figaro pays tribute to security forces who pay the "heavy price" of terror attacks. Left-wing papers criticise right-wing candidates for capitalising on the tragedy. Other papers look ahead to Sunday's exceptionally unpredictable vote and back at a campaign that has been "anything but smooth".

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