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Latest update : 2014-04-09

French deficit reduction plan expected ‘in coming days’

The French prime minister says he’ll give details of his plan to reduce the country’s budget deficit ‘in the coming days’. Manuel Valls was speaking after he unveiled €11 billion of fresh tax cuts during his maiden speech to parliament, on top of the €30 billion already announced. Despite being allowed two extra years to balance its budget by the EU, France is set to miss its deficit target for next year.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2014-09-15 entertainment

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

Pilots at Air France have begun their week-long strike action over working conditions. The airline has cancelled more than half of its flights this Monday with more than 60,000...

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2014-09-12 Argentina

EU targets Russian oil firms, banks with new sanctions

The EU has put into effect a raft of tough new sanctions against Moscow, targeting the oil, defence, and banking sectors. Russian authorities have threatened to retaliate, but...

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2014-09-11 Scotland

Banks warn they'll leave Scotland if it votes for independence

Scotland's two biggest banks have warned that they'll move their legal headquarters to England if the country votes for independence. Lloyds and RBS both say they have prepared...

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2014-09-10 technology

Apple seeks to recreate iPad success with smartwatch

Apple is trying to recreate the effect its iPad had on the tablet market with the launch of its Apple Watch. The new smartwatch already has plenty of competition, and won't be...

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2014-09-09 health

New products a test for Apple boss Tim Cook

Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook faces a major challenge at the company's product launch later this Tuesday. Investors have been buying Apple shares in anticipation of a major...

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