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Latest update : 2013-09-30

French government examines Sunday trading laws

The French government is examining Sunday trading laws after two hardware chains defied a court ruling ordering them to stay shut on Sunday. Stock markets in Europe and Asia, meanwhile, begin the week in the red as investors fret over the political turmoil in Italy and the United States.

By Stephen Carroll

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2014-07-14 2014 FIFA World Cup

Farnborough air show takes off but F-35 jet is grounded

The US-made F-35 fighter jet was expected to be one of the stars at Farborough but a fiery malfunction spoiled the debut. Plus, Adidas cashes in on the World Cup and on Germany's...

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2014-07-11 Paris Fashion Week

Rising into the ranks of Haute Couture

Only a chosen few fashion houses are considered worthy of the label 'Haute Couture', a brand controlled by a French federation applying strict standards. We meet one young...

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2014-07-10 India

Budget challenge for India's new government

India's government has outlined its first budget since being elected in May. The measures announced include raising the cap on private investment in the insurance and defence...

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2014-07-09 French economy

Does high fashion make anyone money?

High fashion, or haute couture, is an expensive business. Intricate, hand-made designs are displayed at spectacular catwalk shows, but attract very few buyers. As the...

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2014-07-08 Argentina

Perfume makers to tweak scents over EU rules

Perfume makers in Europe are preparing to change the ingredients of several well-known fragrances to comply with new EU anti-allergy rules. The European Commission has banned...

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