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Latest update : 2014-01-13

France's Total invests in UK shale gas exploration

The French firm Total has become the first major oil company to invest in shale gas exploration in the UK. The British government is hoping that the controversial extraction of the gas will bring an economic boom to the country. Also, we find out why French taxi drivers are calling for stricter regulation of private hire car services.

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2014-11-21 banking

UK dealt a blow in fight over banker bonus caps

We find out why the UK has given up on its fight with the EU over caps to banker bonuses. Plus, France’s Economy Minister signals the French 35-hour working week needs more...

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2014-11-20 France

The business behind Beaujolais Nouveau

It’s one of the biggest dates in the French wine calendar - the launch of Beaujolais Nouveau. Parties to celebrate the release of this year’s batch take place all over the world,...

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2014-11-19 Emmanuel Macron

French government moves to scrap pension top-ups

The French Economy Minister, Emmanuel Macron, says he wants to abolish "golden top-up" payments to executive pensions. Some 200,000 people in France receive extra money on top of...

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2014-11-18 Brazil

Petrobras corruption scandal 'could change Brazil forever'

The Brazilian oil giant Petrobras says it will improve its "internal policing" after being hit by a corruption scandal that's wiped billions off the value of the firm....

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2014-11-17 Japan

Abe under pressure as Japan slides into recession

Pressure is mounting on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after new figures showed the country went into recession in the three months to the end of September. The economy...

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