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Latest update : 2014-03-24

Currency clash: Strong euro hurting France’s exporters

The strength of the euro, particularly when compared to the US dollar, is making life more difficult for European manufacturers who want to export their goods outside of the eurozone. We have a special report from France’s "Aerospace Valley" on how companies there say they’re struggling to keep their competitive edge. Also today: counting the cost of France’s municipal elections.

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2015-05-06 UK Elections

Oil industry cuts an election issue in Scotland

Cutbacks in the global oil industry, linked to the slump in prices, have led to thousands of job losses in Britain. We bring you a special report from the Scottish city of...

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2015-05-05 France

France's billion-euro private beach industry

France's 1,500 private beaches are gearing up for their busiest time of the year. We look at the regulations that govern this billion-euro, and often unpopular, industry. Also...

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2015-05-04 defence

France could surpass Russia in arms export league

France could surpass Russia as the world's second-biggest arms exporter this year if several big contracts are finalised. It comes as French President Hollande travels to Qatar,...

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2015-05-01 boxing

Are you ready to rumble? Mayweather-Pacquiao is biggest payday in sports history

Money versus Pacman. The long-awaited boxing match between two legends, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, is also the biggest payday ever. Both fighters will...

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2015-05-01 China

Milan kicks off World Expo amid protests

The World Expo officially kicks off this Friday in Milan despite protests over the €3.2bn cost. Opinions are divided over what the long-term effect will be on the economy....

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