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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 : 2014-02-13

French court rules against Sunday opening for DIY stores

France's highest administrative court has struck down a government order that allowed hardware stores to open on Sundays. Seven-day trading is strictly regulated in France, and the government must now rush to issue a new order to keep the shops open. Also, how protests in Bosnia are focusing on the country's failed privatisation programme.

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2017-09-21 Federal Reserve

US Federal Reserve ends historic QE program

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2017-09-20 Saudi Arabia

British PM expected to make offer to Brussels in upcoming speech

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2017-09-19 bankruptcy

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2017-09-18 India

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2017-09-15 Google

Why Google is in hot water (again)

On today's show we tell you why three former employees of Google are suing the company in a potential class action lawsuit for gender discrimination. We also find out how markets...

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