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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 : 2014-02-12

Telecoms tycoon says start-ups can grow in France

François Hollande is meeting the successful French entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley later, but what about those who have made it big at home? We hear from the billionaire founder of telecoms firm Free, who says new businesses can succeed in France. Also, a drama-free vote in the House of Representatives should see the US avoid hitting its debt ceiling.

By Stephen CARROLL

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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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