Few things in business and finance get hearts racing like a multi-billion euro deal. In just the past week there's been intense scrutiny of EADS possibly tying the knot with Britain's BAE in a 35-billion-euro merger. So have executives caught the "merger bug"? Markus Karlsson asks Laurence Capron, a professor of strategy at INSEAD in France and co-author of the book "Build, Borrow or Buy - Solving the Growth Dilemma".
We may be getting richer, but are we any happier? France 24's Matthew Warren asks Daniel Cohen, a French economist in search of happiness. He tells us about his new book, entitled "Homo Economicus, (Lost) Prophet of Modern Times". Daniel Cohen is a Professor at the Paris School of Economics and the École Normale Supérieure.
He's the man behind Apple's "Think different" advertising campaign in the late 1990s. Ken Segall, a former Apple ad agency creative director, tells France 24's Markus Karlsson what the secret of Apple's success is.
It all started out in the 1930s in a carpenter’s workshop in Denmark. Today, it is a global brand with 10,000 employees based around the world. You have probably played with their famous coloured plastic bricks at some point in your life. France 24 speaks to the man who heads up one of the world's oldest and most successful toy companies - Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, the CEO of Lego.