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Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

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After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

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Battle to stop nuclear waste being buried in a French village

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After Champs-Élysées attack, security takes centre stage in election campaign

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Brexit: Come what May

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-09-24

Blackberry agrees to possible sale

Smartphone maker Blackberry has received a $4.7 billion offer from a consortium of Canadian investment companies to take it private. The company was once the smartphone of choice for most business people, but it’s lost out to Apple and Samsung. We also look at the row over the opening hours of the Sephora perfume store on the Champs-Elysées. Workers who want to work late into the evening have been overruled by their union.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-04-21 USA

Trump launches probe into foreign steel

US President Donald Trump launches a probe into foreign steel, which he says could be threatening national security. Also today, French farmers are drawn to political extremes...

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2017-04-20 Argentina

The bitter dispute over Argentine lemons

Argentina's lemon industry has been left in limbo after President Donald Trump halted plans to lift an import ban. Also today, Facebook wants to read our minds, and we look at...

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2017-04-19 Donald Trump

Trump orders review of skilled worker visas

Donald Trump has signed a new order targeting immigrants in the high-tech industry, asking the government to change rules on the H-1B visas given to skilled workers from abroad....

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2017-04-18 Donald Trump

Netflix on verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Netflix is about to hit a 100 million subscriber milestone as it plans to invest $6 billion in new shows. Also, US President Donald Trump's ambitious tax reform plan is set to be...

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2017-04-17 China

German startup makes the case for universal income

A German startup has been testing the concept of universal base income for more than two years, with some surprising results. Also on today show, China's economy sees more growth...

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