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Latest update : 2014-03-19

France's austerity drive reaches the Elysée Palace

In France, even the president isn’t immune from austerity. François Hollande and his government need to make another €50 billion in cuts by 2017, and so the president’s Elysée Palace is doing its part to save money. Also today: we look ahead to the UK budget, and examine the newest "anti-social networking" app.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-04-20 football

Paris Saint-Germain football club opens new hub in Shanghai

France's Paris Saint-Germain football club has opened a brand new sporting complex in Shanghai, with indoor football pitches, a gym and a shop. This comes as PSG looks to boost...

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2018-04-19 strike

Trains, schools & power plants: Latest French strikes cause disruption

Schools, the postal service and electricity production are among the services being disrupted as unions stage a general strike in France. The action is combining protests over a...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Will Cuba's political transition attract more foreign investment?

As Cuba prepares for the departure of Raul Castro, foreign investors will be watching closely to see if his successor pushes for more economic reforms. French companies are among...

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2018-04-17 China

US, UK move against Chinese telecoms firm ZTE

The Chinese telecoms giant ZTE says it's assessing the damage to its business, after the US Commerce Department banned American companies from selling parts to it. In addition,...

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2018-04-16 global trade

Canadian PM Trudeau visits France, aiming to boost trade ties

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a two-day visit to France. He's meeting President Emmanuel Macron and is also scheduled to address parliament. On the agenda:...

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