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Band Aid 30 - Hit or Miss? Bob Geldof in Hot Water over Ebola Single

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Deal or No Deal with Iran? Home Stretch to Reach Historic Agreement

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Football scandals: The ugly side of the beautiful game

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Ending violence against women: The dangers of trial by Twitter

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Tech giants under scrutiny: The problem with Uber

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Inside an Iranian nuclear research reactor

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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.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-01-21

Andrew Burns, Global Macroeconomics manager, World Bank

Once again, the World Bank has cut its growth projections. The outlook is gloomy for developed economies in general, and the eurozone in particular. And how will developing countries fare in 2013? Markus Karlsson talks to the lead author of the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects, Andrew Burns.

By Markus KARLSSON

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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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