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Latest update : 2014-01-15

Will Hollande's payroll tax cut really help French business?

The French president has announced a €30 billion reduction in social charges paid by employers, to take effect by 2017. The change will bring down the cost of labour by about 5%, but how much will that help French companies?

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-06-23 retail

Costco piles products high to lure French consumers

US warehouse club Costco has opened its first store in France. Its formula of low prices and buying in bulk has created a cult-like consumer following that's been described as...

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2017-06-22 oil

Oil price tumbles to lowest level of year

The price of has tumbled to its lowest level since November of last year. In Asian trading, the international benchmark Brent Crude was under $45 a barrel. Prices have been...

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2017-06-21 Uber

With Kalanick out, what's next for Uber?

Uber will be looking to make a fresh start, after its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from the ride-sharing app. But how can it change its reputation and environment?...

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2017-06-21 Uber

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns from company

The founder and CEO of Uber has resigned after coming under pressure from investors. Travis Kalanick will remain on the company's board. Also today, we find out how French...

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2017-06-20 aerospace

Airbus, Boeing show off latest jetliners at Paris Air Show

The biennial Paris Air Show has kicked off at a time when plane makers face a decline in demand and increasing competition. FRANCE 24 has been speaking to executives from both...

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