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Latest update : 2014-01-30

Totting up the tiny taxes: France prepares for fiscal 'spring clean'

French authorities have begun a spring clean of the country's tax laws, with a view to removing dozens of so-called "micro-taxes". It’s thought that many of the measures cost more to collect than they earn in revenue. Also today: the parting gift from Ben Bernanke as he chairs his last monetary policy meeting at the Federal Reserve.

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2014-10-02 PSA Peugeot Citroën

Peugeot at Paris Motor Show: 'We are recovering'

The French carmaker Peugeot says it's seeing a recovery in sales after racking up losses of more than €7 billion in two years. Product Director Xavier Peugeot joins us live from...

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2014-10-01 Austerity

France defends deficit reduction delay in 2015 budget

France has defended its delay in meeting EU deficit targets, saying the pace of deficit reduction has been adapted to the economic circumstances. Finance Minister Michel Sapin...

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2014-09-30 Apple

EU questions Apple's tax deals in Ireland

The European Commission has outlined its arguments that Apple received illegal state aid from Ireland in relation to the tax it pays there. The letter to the Irish government is...

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2014-09-29 protest

Hong Kong protests weigh on shares

Shares in Hong Kong have seen sharp falls as protests there continue. Property, retail and banking shares have been the worst hit. Also today: the pilots' strike at Air France is...

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2014-09-26 Airbus

Apple breaks its silence over 'bendy' phone

In today's segment we focus on the Air France strike entering its 12th day. We also discuss Apple breaking its silence over the iPhone 6 plus. Indian prime minister Narendra...

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