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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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2016-05-06 Zimbabwe

Cash crisis brews in Zimbabwe

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2016-05-05 auto industry

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2016-05-04 Google

Google signs self-driving car deal with Chrysler

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2016-05-03 Facebook

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2016-05-02 debt

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