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France's new frontman, America's absent center, May's Brexit gambit, Saudi royal reshuffle, after Mosul & Raqqa fall

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Senegal’s Casamance hopes for new era of peace

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FARC disarmament a 'historic day' for Colombia, says president

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Cruise collections: All aboard for Dior and Chanel's latest fashions

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Colombia comes to France

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Who benefits when the ice caps melt?

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-01-31

Super Bowl ads top $4 million, feature Scarlett Johansson and David Beckham

The US gears up for Super Bowl Sunday, which is expected to attract more than 100 million US viewers and draws top dollars from advertisers. In company news, internet giants Google and Amazon release their results. On the automotive front, Tokyo-based Honda saw a 25% jump in quarterly sales. Finally, a traditional doll-maker in Japan explains why it was difficult to create a smiling version of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

By William HILDERBRANDT

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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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