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Latest update : 2013-10-31

French football bosses to meet Hollande over 75% 'super-tax'

Bosses of some of France's biggest football clubs are meeting French President François Hollande this Thursday. They're angry at plans to impose a 75% tax on anyone earning more than €1 million. With employers expected to pay the levy, clubs say their finances won’t take it. We also look at David Beckham’s latest business venture as a football club owner.

By Matthew WARREN

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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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2014-07-25 Tour de France caravan

The Tour de France, a PR machine

In today’s business news, we see how sponsors use the Tour de France’s publicity caravan to market themselves to the millions watching the cycling event. Also: tax patriotism in...

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2014-07-23 Apple

Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphones

Apple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.

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2014-07-22 British Royal Family

Rise of the Robots

Some people call it the robolution, not out of fear robots will take over the world but rather take over the office. Analysts say as the multi-billion-euro industry grows, it...

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