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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Latest update : 2014-01-21

Economy getting you down? At least you can look forward to the afterlife

Political and business leaders are set to gather in Davos for the 44th World Economic Forum. Economic data may suggest signs of a recovery, but worldwide unemployment is on the rise. Plus, a coffin that turns the afterlife into a party.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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2016-08-25 taxes

US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

The US Treasury has strongly criticised investigations by the European Commission into American companies, saying it's acting like a "supranational tax authority" in reviewing EU...

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2016-08-24 Australia

Qantas bounces back with record profits

The Flying Kangaroo has bounced back, two years after the Australian airline teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Qantas reported record profits of $1.5 billion Australian...

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2016-08-23 auto industry

French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

A French government investigation into emissions cheating may have omitted details of test results regarding a Renault model, according to a report in the Financial Times. The...

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2016-08-22 France

French dairy farmers to protest over low prices

French dairy farmers are to stage a fresh round of protests over low prices. They are planning to demonstrate at the headquarters of a major dairy company on Monday evening. Also...

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2016-08-18 China

The most livable cities in the world

Life is good in Australia and Canada. The two countries combine for six of the top ten most livable cities in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit. And find...

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