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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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2017-04-21 USA

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2017-04-20 Argentina

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2017-04-19 Donald Trump

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2017-04-18 Donald Trump

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2017-04-17 China

German startup makes the case for universal income

A German startup has been testing the concept of universal base income for more than two years, with some surprising results. Also on today show, China's economy sees more growth...

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