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Latest update : 2014-01-10

Quitting the French welfare system: Why some entrepreneurs are going private

China posts a $25.5 billion trade surplus for December – far lower than expected, bringing shares in Shanghai to a five-month low. Also, France’s welfare program is one of the world’s most generous... but what about those who want to quit it? Plus, the latest on the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Alcoa’s bribery settlement, and on clearing the way for the world’s largest advertising agency.

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2016-07-25 Yahoo

Verizon set to buy Yahoo's internet business

Yahoo prepares to sell its core internet business to Verizon, the telecoms giant which has reportedly won the bidding war for the struggling tech firm. Also today - with the...

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2016-07-22 Donald Trump

Trump hopes to reset America's trade relations

As Donald Trump formally accepts his party's nomination for president, we look at the Republican candidate's trade policies. From the two-decades-old NAFTA deal to ongoing...

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2016-07-21 currencies

Top HSBC executive charged over currency fraud

The global head of foreign exchange trading at HSBC, Mark Johnson, has been charged with fraud in the currency markets in the United States. Another former HSBC trader, Stuart...

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2016-07-19 Yahoo

Yahoo continues search for bidders as losses widen

Yahoo plunges deeper into financial difficulty, as its future remains uncertain. More job cuts could be on the horizon, as CEO Marissa Mayer continues the search for a bidder for...

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2016-07-18 Truck attack in Nice

Nice tourism industry feels effects of attack

Nice is France's second most popular destination for tourists, after Paris. Hoteliers are already reporting cancellations after last week's attack during Bastille Day...

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