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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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2014-10-31 Russia

Winter is coming: Russia and Ukraine reach gas deal

After 30 hours of EU-brokered talks, Russia and Ukraine have resolved their gas dispute. The deal ensures gas will be flowing until March of next year. Plus, ex-Apple CEO John...

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2014-10-30 eurozone

The robot workforce is coming

Robots are coming, and they will either save your job or take it. We find out more. Meanwhile, 51 governments pledge to fight tax evasion by sharing financial information. Plus:...

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2014-10-29 Brussels

Brussels says French and Italian budgets are OK... for now

Brussels gives France and Italy the green light on their budgets after both countries made revisions to their spending plans that included further belt-tightening. Meanwhile,...

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2014-10-28 education

81 years to achieve gender equality, report says

A new report from the World Economic Forum has found it would take 81 years for men and women to achieve equality in the workplace. Nevertheless, the World Economic Forum's...

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2014-10-28 France

France aims to avoid EU censure with revised budget

The French government is hoping to avoid the rejection of its budget by the European Commission with a package of new measures aimed at reducing the deficit by €3.6 billion. We...

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