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The mixed legacy of 'Abenomics' in Japan

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Contemporary art takes over the French capital and the countryside

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'China's Silicon Valley' symbolises high tech, prosperity and social inequality

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30 years on, FRANCE 24 meets sole survivor of Burkina Faso's counter-coup

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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.

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2017-10-20 France

French lawmakers approve tax on sugary drinks

French lawmakers have voted in favour of a so-called "soda tax", in an attempt to reduce obesity and diabetes. Also today: the US Senate clears a significant hurdle to tax...

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2017-10-19 China

China's third quarter GDP growth meets expectations

Third quarter GDP growth in China comes in at 6.8%, in line with expectations - we look at market reaction. Also on the show, we tell you how Iraq's government wants BP to...

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2017-10-18 Tesla

Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

The US, Mexico and Canada are divided at the close of NAFTA talks, but all sides say they will try to find an agreement by early 2018. Also today, we tell you why three Tesla...

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2017-10-16 Brexit

British PM heads to Brussels amid Brexit standoff

British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to end the Brexit standoff ahead of Thursday's EU Summit in Brussels. We also tell you who took out a full page ad in the Washington Post...

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2017-10-13 Donald Trump

Trump nails Obamacare with halt on subsidies to insurers

Donald Trump has taken his first steps towards weakening the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. After the president signed an executive order to make it easier for people...

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