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Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

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After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

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Battle to stop nuclear waste being buried in a French village

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After Champs-Élysées attack, security takes centre stage in election campaign

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Brexit: Come what May

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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 : 2014-03-13

Can tax cuts save Italy's economy?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has outlined €10 billion in tax cuts, part of a plan he says will help boost the country's struggling economy. It could be good news for taxpayers, but some economists are not sure it’s the right approach. Meanwhile, freshly back in office, Michelle Bachelet has launched a new programme to help Chile’s struggling families. Plus: a fine for France’s "Fabulous Fab", and Shakira signs on to be the new face – and body! – of Danone yogurt.

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2017-04-21 USA

Trump launches probe into foreign steel

US President Donald Trump launches a probe into foreign steel, which he says could be threatening national security. Also today, French farmers are drawn to political extremes...

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2017-04-20 Argentina

The bitter dispute over Argentine lemons

Argentina's lemon industry has been left in limbo after President Donald Trump halted plans to lift an import ban. Also today, Facebook wants to read our minds, and we look at...

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2017-04-19 Donald Trump

Trump orders review of skilled worker visas

Donald Trump has signed a new order targeting immigrants in the high-tech industry, asking the government to change rules on the H-1B visas given to skilled workers from abroad....

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2017-04-18 Donald Trump

Netflix on verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

Netflix is about to hit a 100 million subscriber milestone as it plans to invest $6 billion in new shows. Also, US President Donald Trump's ambitious tax reform plan is set to be...

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2017-04-17 China

German startup makes the case for universal income

A German startup has been testing the concept of universal base income for more than two years, with some surprising results. Also on today show, China's economy sees more growth...

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