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French educational system 'as mediocre as always'

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2017 French presidential election: Can Valls unite the left?

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Trump wins $50bn US investment from Japan's Softbank

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France 24 turns ten: How to cover a changing world (part 1)

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Interior minister takes over as France's premier

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Former LRA commander Ongwen pleads not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes

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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 : 2014-03-14

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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2016-12-07 Donald Trump

Trump wins $50bn US investment from Japan's Softbank

The Japanese technology company Softbank is to invest $50 billion in the United States, with hopes of creating 50,000 jobs. The move was announced by US President-elect Donald...

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2016-12-06 South Korea

South Korea's business conglomerates face corruption accusations

South Korea's biggest business leaders get a public grilling by lawmakers over allegations of corruption. The episode was the latest in the ongoing influence peddling scandal...

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2016-12-02 Nike

Marty McFly's self-tying shoes inspire new Nike sneakers

From fiction to reality: Nike releases new sneakers inspired by the iconic self-lacing shoes worn by Michael J. Fox in "Back to the Future". First though, we look at François...

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2016-12-01 oil

OPEC's oil supply deal: Who wins and who loses?

Oil prices continued to rise on Thursday after the OPEC cartel agreed to cut production, the first such agreement in eight years. We're looking at who stands to win and lose from...

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2016-11-30 USA

Dozens arrested during US minimum wage protests

Dozens of people were arrested in the United States on Tuesday as protests were held in cities across the country calling for the federal minimum wage to be raised to $15 an...

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