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'Happy New Year, Happy Divorce': Survey confirms rise in January breakups

Latest update : 2018-01-12

By Alison SARGENT

FRENCH PAPERS - Friday, Jan. 12, 2018: With Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, Le Figaro sounds the alarm about a growing rift between Eastern and Western Europe. Meanwhile, left-wing daily Libération decries the government's plans to tighten immigration laws, headlining "Sarkozy dreamed about it, Macron did it." And a survey finds that one third of married couples above the age of 50 ring in the new year by getting divorced.