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Latest update : 2014-02-03

French companies go in search of opportunity in Iran

A delegation of 100 French business people has travelled to Tehran to seek investment opportunities there as sanctions against the country are eased. The companies represented include the carmakers PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault, whose business was hard hit by sanctions in recent years. Also: what’s in store for Facebook as it celebrates its 10th birthday?

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2014-10-24 Europe

Budget tensions heat up in Brussels as EU leaders meet for second day

EU budget tensions are heating up in Brussels. Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (pictured) threatens to publish the costs of European institutions, a way of hitting back at...

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2014-10-23 eurozone

Drugmakers to join forces in tackling Ebola

Drugmakers face numerous obstacles in developing an Ebola vaccine and are expected to pool their resources. This comes as EU leaders gather at a summit in Brussels to discuss how...

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2014-10-16 France

France considers a shift to working Sundays

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a proposal to loosen tight restrictions on Sunday trading – it's part of his plan to show the government is serious about...

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2014-10-15 France

Paris defies Brussels with 2015 budget

France is gearing up for a showdown with Brussels as it presents its budget for 2015, which misses EU targets and could be rejected by the European Commission. Dublin announces...

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2014-10-14 Nobel Prize

France's Tirole claims Nobel Prize for Economics

He’s the third French economist to win a Nobel Prize, and one of the world’s leading analysts on market power and regulation. We take a closer look at the work of Jean Tirole,...

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