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Countdown to Brexit: 'The eyes of history are watching'

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'Brexit: Day One'

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Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

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Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 2)

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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 : 2013-10-03

Ryanair fined almost €8 million for breaking French labour laws

Low-cost airline Ryanair has been fined almost €8 million after it was judged to have broken French labour laws. The case concerns the use of Irish contracts for staff working in France. Ryanair disputes the decision and says it will appeal. Meanwhile, President Obama says investors ought to be concerned by the problems in Washington, particularly as the deadline to raise the debt ceiling approaches.

By Matthew WARREN

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2017-03-28 labour law

Brazil's meat industry gets grilling from EU

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2017-03-27 Brexit

Startled startups flee UK ahead of Brexit

What's the next step for British startups looking to leave the UK due to Brexit? We take a closer look. Also today, Uber hits pause on its driverless car programme and New...

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2017-03-23 eurozone

US department store Sears faces possible closure

The future of US department store chain Sears is in doubt as it faces mounting losses and a shifting market. Meanwhile, the eurozone's chief is in hot water over some...

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2017-03-22 Uber

More countries suspend Brazilian meat imports amid scandal

The fallout from Brazil's meatpacking scandal keeps piling up as more countries suspend imports. Hong Kong, Canada, Mexico and Switzerland have joined the list of countries with...

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2017-03-21 agriculture

French candidates slug it out over economy

France's presidential hopefuls have put forth their visions for the country's economy during a historic debate. Meanwhile, a scandal over tainted Brazilian meat deepens, and...

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