French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg (25 August)
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French newspapers united over 'crisis in the regime'

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is expected to form a new cabinet after the government was forced to resign on Monday.

The reshuffle follows a row over criticism by senior ministers of the government's economic austerity policies.

France's left-wing and right-wing papers are carrying the same "crisis in the regime" headline, as they report on President Francois Hollande's popularity being the lowest for a president in more than 50 years.

Lucy Williamson on reaction in Paris.

  • 26 Aug 2014
  • From the section Europe
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