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Latest update : 2014-04-08

State agencies for the chop as France seeks to cut spending

The future of a number of state agencies is in doubt as the French government seeks to cut €50 billion in spending by 2017. The new Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, will set out his policy vision to parliament later. Also today: David Hasselhoff clears out his attic for a charity auction.

By Stephen CARROLL

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