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Christophe de Maistre, CEO of Siemens France

Factories around Europe are slowing down and the Euro zone is seen to be hurtling towards another economic downturn. How bad will that be for business, and how long will it last? France 24's Markus Karlsson asks Christophe de Maistre, CEO of Siemens France.

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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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2014-06-19 France

Alstom blues: Is France facing industrial decline?

It's General Electric vs Siemens and Mitsubishi... A battle is playing out for Alstom, which has been billed as a French industrial jewel. The two rival bids, both from foreign...

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2014-06-12 transport

Yves Weisselberger, CEO of SnapCar

Taxi drivers staged protests in Europe this week against car hailing applications such as Uber. They say these services are not competing on a level playing field, since they are...

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2014-06-05 work

Randy Lewis, author of "No greatness without goodness"

You can make profit from people with disabilities… That may sound like a cynical and rather politically incorrect statement, but it's the message of Randy Lewis, former senior...

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2014-05-29 François Hollande

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Former member of the European Central Bank's Executive Board

Eurosceptic parties seized ground in last weekend's European elections. What do these latest political turns actually mean for the Eurozone economy? To answer that question,...

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