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Party Over? France's Socialists and the crisis of the Left (part 2)

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Under EU rules, asylum seekers may be uprooted a second time

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French: Much more than just the language of love

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Jared Kushner: From son-in-law to top Trump advisor

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Black Lives Matter: Using the arts to change the world

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US marijuana industry is smoking hot

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'Cheers to a great British future'?

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'Mister Disloyal': Did Valls just destroy France's Socialist Party?

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South Africa: Kathrada's funeral highlights divisions within ruling ANC party

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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 : 2014-02-13

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.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-03-29 Brexit

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2017-03-28 labour law

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2017-03-23 eurozone

US department store Sears faces possible closure

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