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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 : 2012-10-23

William Magwood, Commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

It's been about a year and a half now since the Fukushima disaster in Japan - the largest nuclear accident since Chernobyl. It sparked a global debate on whether or not nuclear power is worth the risk. We've seen both Japan and Germany shut down reactors. Is this the face of things to come in all the major world economies? Tom Burges Watson asks William Magwood, the Commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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2014-07-03 French economy

Horse play: A closer look at a billion euro business

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2014-06-19 France

Alstom blues: Is France facing industrial decline?

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2014-06-12 transport

Yves Weisselberger, CEO of SnapCar

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2014-06-05 work

Randy Lewis, author of "No greatness without goodness"

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2014-05-29 François Hollande

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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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