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Latest update : 2013-10-29

Apple reports iPhone sales up but full-year profits down

Apple sold 26% more iPhones in the latest quarter, but full-year profits were down. That’s the first decline in over a decade and comes as figures show Samsung has increased its lead over its rival in terms of smartphone sales. Meanwhile, an event known as the Islamic Davos opens in London, with the UK aiming to position itself as the western centre for Islamic finance. But first, we get the latest on the controversial "ecotax" here in France.

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2014-08-01 Argentina

France's Iliad reaches for T-Mobile

France’s Iliad – the parent company of the low-cost mobile operator Free – has made a surprise bid for T-Mobile US. It marks a new attempt at expansion for the firm that changed...

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2014-07-31 Argentina

Argentina set for deeper recession after default

Argentina is set to dip deeper into recession after the country defaulted on a payment to its creditors. Last-minute talks to try to avert the crisis failed, leaving Argentina in...

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2014-07-30 Ukraine

Last-ditch talks aim to avert Argentina default

Crunch talks will continue this Wednesday in an effort to avoid Argentina defaulting on its debts for the third time in 28 years. The country’s economy minister Axel Kicillof...

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2014-07-29 Argentina

Argentina braced for another debt default

Argentina is braced for another default on its debts - the third in 28 years. The latest crisis comes after a court in the United States ruled that Buenos Aires must repay a...

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2014-07-28 France

French government hopes to collect €1.8bn from foreign accounts

The French government is hoping to collect €1.8 billion in taxes and penalties this year from the holders of undeclared foreign bank accounts. The authorities announced a...

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