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Trade trouble: Will TTIP agreement see the light of day?

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BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

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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2016-05-05 auto industry

US doubles recall of faulty airbags

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2016-05-04 Google

Google signs self-driving car deal with Chrysler

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2016-05-03 Facebook

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2016-05-02 debt

Puerto Rico set for biggest default yet

Puerto Rico is set to default on more than $400 million of debt repayments this Monday, as its governor says he's chosen to pay for basic services instead. The US island...

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2016-04-29 Apple

French economy grows 0.5% in first quarter

We bring you the latest data out of France which shows that growth increased by 0.5% in the first quarter. We also give you the latest results from Amazon, and tell you why the...

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