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Splintered Left: French Socialists divided ahead of primary runoff (part 1)

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New President says Jammeh has agreed to cede power

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Pollution threatens island paradise of Mauritius, and one Cameroonian expat's quest to bring safe drinking water to his country

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Publicis boss encourages firms to move staff to Paris post-Brexit

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'Fake news has had almost no impact on Wikipedia'

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Iraq: Embedded with French special forces in Mosul

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Dominique Dalcan: Godfather of French 90s pop returns to his roots

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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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