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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.

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2014-11-21 banking

UK dealt a blow in fight over banker bonus caps

We find out why the UK has given up on its fight with the EU over caps to banker bonuses. Plus, France’s Economy Minister signals the French 35-hour working week needs more...

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2014-11-20 France

The business behind Beaujolais Nouveau

It’s one of the biggest dates in the French wine calendar - the launch of Beaujolais Nouveau. Parties to celebrate the release of this year’s batch take place all over the world,...

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2014-11-19 Emmanuel Macron

French government moves to scrap pension top-ups

The French Economy Minister, Emmanuel Macron, says he wants to abolish "golden top-up" payments to executive pensions. Some 200,000 people in France receive extra money on top of...

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2014-11-18 Brazil

Petrobras corruption scandal 'could change Brazil forever'

The Brazilian oil giant Petrobras says it will improve its "internal policing" after being hit by a corruption scandal that's wiped billions off the value of the firm....

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2014-11-17 Japan

Abe under pressure as Japan slides into recession

Pressure is mounting on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after new figures showed the country went into recession in the three months to the end of September. The economy...

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