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Egypt's Coptic Christians targeted by Islamic State group

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France's wartime past takes centre stage in presidential campaign

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How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

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What remains of Nicaragua’s revolution?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Macron vs Le Pen: The battle for France's top job

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Paris's Louis Vuitton Foundation showcases contemporary African art

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Sparking an outrage: Saudi Arabia elected to UN commission on women's rights

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National Front's new leader steps down over Holocaust remark

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DOWN TO EARTH

How green is ecotourism?

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-11-08

France's borrowing costs spike after credit rating downgrade

France's borrowing costs have spiked in trading this Friday morning after the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded its credit rating one notch to "AA". Also, too many tweets make... a lot of money! We look at what’s next for Twitter after its first day on the New York Stock Exchange.

By Stephen Carroll

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2017-04-28 NAFTA

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US President Donald Trump backtracks on scrapping the NAFTA trade deal with Mexico and Canada, saying he's willing to renegotiate it instead. Also today, earnings season is in...

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2017-04-27 Donald Trump

Trump's tax plan is 'too thin and too late'

The White House unveiled its long-awaited tax reform plan on Wednesday, including massive cuts to corporate tax. Naeem Aslam of Think Markets tells us the plan is "too thin [on...

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2017-04-26 Justin Trudeau

Trump vs Trudeau: Rising trade tensions between US and Canada

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke to Donald Trump by phone on Tuesday to discuss the rising trade tensions between the two countries. The US and Canada have clashed...

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2017-04-25 Donald Trump

US in budget showdown over Trump's border wall

Donald Trump's insistence on funding a border wall is leading the US into a budget showdown that could shut down the federal government - we tell you more. Also, French carmaker...

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2017-04-21 USA

Trump launches probe into foreign steel

US President Donald Trump launches a probe into foreign steel, which he says could be threatening national security. Also today, French farmers are drawn to political extremes...

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