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Multilateralist Macron is the anti-Trump at UN General Assembly

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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after hosting Olympics

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Elizabeth Strout: 'There’s something emotionally truthful about my characters'

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Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

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The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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IN THE PAPERS

'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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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 : 2014-03-26

Zuckerberg goes shopping for virtual reality

Facebook has agreed to buy the virtual reality technology firm Oculus for $2 billion. It’s the social network’s first foray into hardware, as founder Mark Zuckerberg is keen to demonstrate the company’s ability to innovate. Also today: the maker of Candy Crush debuts on the New York Stock Exchange.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-09-19 bankruptcy

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

Toys 'R' Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for its operations in the United States and Canada, this as the toy store faces stiff competition from online retailers. We...

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2017-09-18 India

India set to roll out 100,000 electric rickshaws and buses

We tell you how India is rolling out 100,000 electric rickshaws and buses in the coming weeks. Also, a recently published study shows how defeat devices in diesel vehicles could...

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2017-09-15 Google

Why Google is in hot water (again)

On today's show we tell you why three former employees of Google are suing the company in a potential class action lawsuit for gender discrimination. We also find out how markets...

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2017-09-14 Social Media

Californian start-up faces social media backlash

Bodega, a Californian start-up, faces a social media backlash after its name prompted suspicions of trying to drive urban family-run shops out of business. Meanwhile, Donald...

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2017-09-13 Apple

Apple's iPhone X reaches new heights of both technology and price

Apple's new iPhone X aims to put the company back in the lead of smartphone innovation but it comes with a hefty price tag. Also, Wisconsin's state Senate offers Foxconn a record...

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