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Latest update : 2012-09-27

France isn't working (part 2)

Can you announce lay-offs when you make billions in profits? Judging by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi, the answer appears to be: yes, but be prepared to incur the wrath of public opinion. The French way of doing business is confronted with ever-growing mass unemployment in the France 24 Debate.

  • Mark DEEN. Journalist, Bloomberg;
  • Agnès MICHEL. Social and Economic Issues Committee, French Green Party (EELV);
  • Mario SCHELLBERG. CEO, SGN Telecom.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

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2015-01-29 oil

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-29 IMF

The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 2)

At $45 a barrel, world oil prices are now nearing a six-year low. Food prices have actually dropped here in Europe, whilst airlines are slashing ticket prices. But...

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2015-01-28 Hassan Nasrallah

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 2)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-28 Lebanon

New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon....

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2015-01-27 Barack Obama

Obama in Saudi Arabia: Oil diplomacy triumphs in face of human rights abuses (part 2)

Barack Obama has cut short a three-day trip to India to pay respects to the new monarch of Saudi Arabia after the death of King Abdullah. The high-powered delegation includes a...

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