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The World This Week - 29 August 2014 (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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Alain Choquette: A Hilarious Magician in Paris

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France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Emmanuel Macron: A new economy minister with a pro-business agenda

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More of this year's best Observers stories

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Changing the world, one video game at a time

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Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2011-09-12

Algirdas SEMETA, European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union

Is a tax on stock transactions a good idea? Markus Karlsson asks European commissioner Algirdas Semeta, who wants the EU to back a 0.1 tax on trading.

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2014-07-31 Ukraine

War and Markets, with Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank

There is no shortage of major news events to digest for investors - violence in Gaza, the war in Syria, insurgents advancing in Iraq, as well as tougher western sanctions against...

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2014-07-25 environment

When big companies want to do good

There is much talk of Corporate Social Responsbility and the role of big business in society. Are big companiges better global citizens now than 20 years ago? We asked Bernard...

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2014-07-10 Paris

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of Paris Europlace and CEO of GDF Suez

Markus Karlsson talks to Gérard Mestrallet, the head of Paris Europlace, an organization that promotes Paris as an international financial hub. He is also the CEO of French...

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2014-07-12 finance

Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext

Markus Karlsson talks to Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext, at financial forum Paris Europlace which brings together la crème de la crème in Finance.

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2014-07-03 French economy

Horse play: A closer look at a billion euro business

Horse racing and show jumping are often viewed as pastimes for the rich and even richer. But it's also a billion euro industry that includes racing, betting, leisure riding and...

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