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Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

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Latest update : 2014-04-02

3,800 flights cancelled as pilots strike at Lufthansa

Pilots at Lufthansa have begun a three-day strike over pay, which has led to the cancellation of some 3,800 flights. The walkout is the biggest in the airline’s history, affecting some 425,000 passengers. Also today: the breakfast battle between fast food chains in the United States that's gotten a little personal.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-03-04 nuclear power

Record losses at French nuclear firm Areva

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2015-03-03 auto industry

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2015-03-02 technology

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2015-02-26 France

French employers try special deals with workers to save jobs

French businesses are resorting to doing special deals with employees to circumvent some of the strictest elements of France's employment laws. Employers say it helps to maintain...

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