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Stalemate in Spain and Protests in Paris (part 2)

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Cinema, a French love affair

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France's River Charente, a rich ecosystem

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BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2013-09-09

Japanese shares get Olympic boost from Tokyo win

Japanese shares jumped in trading on Monday after Tokyo was selected to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Construction firms and property developers saw the biggest gains. Plus, European authorities confirm that chocolate is good for you.

By Stephen Carroll

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2016-04-29 Apple

French economy grows 0.5% in first quarter

We bring you the latest data out of France which shows that growth increased by 0.5% in the first quarter. We also give you the latest results from Amazon, and tell you why the...

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2016-04-28 France

Paris theatre protests called off as deal struck on artist benefits

Protests that have disrupted performances at several theatres in Paris have been called off after a deal was reached to protect a special income support scheme for entertainment...

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2016-04-27 Apple

Apple revenues fall for first time in 13 years

Are consumers going sour on Apple? The world's most valuable company has seen its quarterly revenues fall for the first time in 13 years as iPhone sales dropped. Apple sold 10...

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2016-04-25 Italy

Vespa scooter turns 70

With a distinctive look and sound, the Vespa scooter marks 70 years of buzzing around the world. We take a look at its history, and how it became an icon of the roads. Plus, as...

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2016-04-21 ECB

Mortgage holders cash in on negative rates

The negative interest rates put in place by central banks in several European countries, as well as the European Central Bank, have left some mortgage holders in the unusual...

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