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Widespread shortages in Venezuela and the growing industry for African video games

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Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkers

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'What does the social unrest say about France?'

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Railway workers to add to French strike misery

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

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.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-05-31 France

Railway workers to add to French strike misery

French train workers will join the growing list of striking workers in France as of this evening. The strike action is expected to affect 40 percent of high-speed TGV trains and...

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2016-05-30 China

Chinese billionaire opens theme park to rival Disneyland

One of China's richest men has opened his first theme park, which he hopes will rival the first Disneyland in the country. It is set to open in Shanghai in June. Wang Jianlin's...

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2016-05-27 G7

G7 leaders say Brexit could pose ‘serious risk’ to global growth

With less than a month until Britain's referendum on EU membership, the G7 leaders have issued a stark warning about the "serious risk" a Brexit could pose to global economic...

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2016-05-26 France

Small businesses warn of losses over French fuel shortages

Small businesses in France are facing huge losses over the fuel shortage affecting one third of the country's petrol stations. Companies that rely on petrol say they're losing...

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2016-05-25 Greece

Landmark debt relief deal agreed for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a landmark deal to make it easier for Greece to repay its debts. The issue had been at the centre of tensions between European leaders and...

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