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Latest update : 2014-03-14

SFR to weigh competing bids

The board of French mobile operator is to weigh bids from Bouygues Telecom and Numericable, a decision that will alter the landscape of France’s telecoms industry. In other phone news, the EU is taking steps towards requiring universal charger for electric devices. Global markets slide as concerns about Ukraine and China weigh on investors. Plus an unusual jobs fair in Colorado, as job seekers try to take advantage of the budding marijuana industry.

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2014-08-01 Argentina

France's Iliad reaches for T-Mobile

France’s Iliad – the parent company of the low-cost mobile operator Free – has made a surprise bid for T-Mobile US. It marks a new attempt at expansion for the firm that changed...

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2014-07-31 Argentina

Argentina set for deeper recession after default

Argentina is set to dip deeper into recession after the country defaulted on a payment to its creditors. Last-minute talks to try to avert the crisis failed, leaving Argentina in...

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2014-07-30 Ukraine

Last-ditch talks aim to avert Argentina default

Crunch talks will continue this Wednesday in an effort to avoid Argentina defaulting on its debts for the third time in 28 years. The country’s economy minister Axel Kicillof...

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2014-07-29 Argentina

Argentina braced for another debt default

Argentina is braced for another default on its debts - the third in 28 years. The latest crisis comes after a court in the United States ruled that Buenos Aires must repay a...

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2014-07-28 France

French government hopes to collect €1.8bn from foreign accounts

The French government is hoping to collect €1.8 billion in taxes and penalties this year from the holders of undeclared foreign bank accounts. The authorities announced a...

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