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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.

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2018-06-18 France

Ex-Carrefour boss urged to give up €13 million retirement package

French supermarket giant Carrefour is facing criticism over pay - not for its employees but for its former CEO Georges Plassat. He stepped down in July 2017 and his €13 million...

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2018-06-15 Donald Trump

US set to announce tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a list of Chinese goods to target with a 25% duty later this Friday, setting the stage for a major escalation in trade tensions....

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2018-06-14 media

Comcast makes $65 billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox

A media merger frenzy is taking hold in the United States. Hot on the heels of a federal court's decision to allow AT&T to buy Time Warner, Comcast has made a $65 billion...

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2018-06-13 Federal Reserve

US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates on 'strong' economic growth

The US Federal Reserve has - as expected - raised interest rates for the second time in 2018. What does it say about the American economy? And how will international trade...

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2018-06-13 mergers & acquisitions

Tesla cuts more than 3,000 jobs

Electric carmaker Tesla is cutting more than 3,000 jobs, or 9% of its workforce. The job losses were announced in a company-wide email by CEO Elon Musk, which he then published...

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