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Ending violence against women: The dangers of trial by Twitter

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Violent repression in Bahrain and Rio favelas that regret gang rule

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Michel Hazanavicius on life after 'The Artist'

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Booing of Juppé by Sarkozy supporters underlines UMP divisions

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Hollande's industrial policy under scrutiny during Florange visit

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Barbie book sparks online outrage

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Concern in France as unauthorised drone use increases

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Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

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Hollande photographed with Julie Gayet on Elysée palace balcony

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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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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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2014-11-13 economy

Talal Abu-Gazaleh, the 'Godfather of Arab accounting'

Markus Karlsson speaks to Talal Abu-Gazaleh, known as "the Godfather of Arab accounting". Born in Palestine, he is the founder and Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Company (TAGCO)...

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2014-11-20 French economy

'Consult-Station', the world's first telehealth booth

Markus Karlsson speaks to general practitioner Franck Baudino and businessman Vincent Hillmayer from the company "Health for Development". H4D has developed a medical booth that...

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2014-11-05 economy

Former Apple CEO launches low-cost smartphone range

John Sculley was CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993. He is now set to go into competition with his former Apple colleagues with the launch of his own range of low-cost smartphones,...

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2014-10-30 economy

Hugues Pouget, Chocolate maker and CEO of Hugo & Victor

The Salon du Chocolat, the Paris Chocolate Fair, is underway. It attracts around 6 million visitors and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Annette Young speaks to...

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2014-10-23 contemporary art

Daniele Balice, Co-founder of the gallery Balice Hertling

This year's edition of the modern art fair FIAC is getting off the ground here in Paris. In the same week, a futuristic modern art museum, the Louis Vuitton foundation, has been...

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