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Brexit opens door for Macron to push for greater European integration

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THE DEBATE

Macron's marching orders: New French President's first EU summit

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Handling the heatwave

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FOCUS

South Sudan: A rare look at both sides of the civil war

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Paris Air Show: Big plane builders face increasing competition

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THE INTERVIEW

Former UK police chief: 'We are facing disorganised terrorism'

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ENCORE!

Diana Krall: 'I find romance in everything'

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IN THE PAPERS

Saudi Arabia's 'Prince of Chaos'

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IN THE PAPERS

Macron's government, take two: 'Reviewed and corrected'

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BUSINESS DAILY

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

Latest update : 2013-09-26

French unemployment drops for first time in more than two years

There were 50,000 fewer jobseekers in France in August. That’s the first monthly fall since April 2011, but part of it could be down to a failure by many jobseekers to update their details with the government’s employment bureau. Meanwhile, in California, future space travellers get the chance to inspect the planes that will carry them on a sub-orbital space flight.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-06-22 oil

Oil price tumbles to lowest level of year

The price of has tumbled to its lowest level since November of last year. In Asian trading, the international benchmark Brent Crude was under $45 a barrel. Prices have been...

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2017-06-21 Uber

With Kalanick out, what's next for Uber?

Uber will be looking to make a fresh start, after its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from the ride-sharing app. But how can it change its reputation and environment?...

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2017-06-21 Uber

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns from company

The founder and CEO of Uber has resigned after coming under pressure from investors. Travis Kalanick will remain on the company's board. Also today, we find out how French...

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2017-06-20 aerospace

Airbus, Boeing show off latest jetliners at Paris Air Show

The biennial Paris Air Show has kicked off at a time when plane makers face a decline in demand and increasing competition. FRANCE 24 has been speaking to executives from both...

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2017-06-19 French Legislative Elections 2017

French legislative elections: Result set to boost Macron's reform plans

France's legislative elections have given President Emmanuel Macron a clear mandate to push through his promised reforms. His party won an absolute majority of seats in the lower...

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