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Child Migrants In America: What to do about the wave of unaccompanied minors? (Part Two)

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Child Migrants In America: What to do about the wave of unaccompanied minors?

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When water becomes a weapon of war

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Eve Ensler: 'In The Body Of The World'

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Ed Husain, Author of 'The Islamist'

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. From Monday to Friday live at 6.15 am Paris time.

BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

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.

By Matthew WARREN

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2014-09-02 France

France's Iliad considers fresh offer for T-Mobile

The French telecoms company Iliad is considering making a new bid for the US network T-Mobile. Its first offer, worth $15 billion, was rejected for being too low. Also today: why...

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2014-09-01 eurozone

French PM calls on ECB to go further to help economy

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the European Central Bank to do more to help the eurozone economy. In particular, he wants to see the bank take steps to...

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2014-08-29 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Google rivals Amazon with delivery drone tests

Google has unveiled its drone delivery project, which it has been testing with flights in Australia. The move by the internet giant puts Google directly in competition with...

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2014-08-28 aviation

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was...

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2014-08-27 French politics

Macron-economics, the former banker turned minister

A former investment banker and adviser to President Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, has been appointed France's new Economy Minister. His appointment will be a marked change from his...

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