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Latest update : 2014-04-23

Valls needs to satisfy Socialists with €50bn cuts plan

The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, needs to satisfy his cabinet colleagues at their meeting today with his plan to cut €50 billion from public spending. Their support will be key to seeing the measures approved in parliament next Tuesday. Also today: rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel is suing his former employer Société Générale for manipulating a witness in his trial.

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2014-10-23 eurozone

Drugmakers to join forces in tackling Ebola

Drugmakers face numerous obstacles in developing an Ebola vaccine and are expected to pool their resources. This comes as EU leaders gather at a summit in Brussels to discuss how...

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2014-10-16 France

France considers a shift to working Sundays

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a proposal to loosen tight restrictions on Sunday trading – it's part of his plan to show the government is serious about...

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2014-10-15 France

Paris defies Brussels with 2015 budget

France is gearing up for a showdown with Brussels as it presents its budget for 2015, which misses EU targets and could be rejected by the European Commission. Dublin announces...

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2014-10-14 Nobel Prize

France's Tirole claims Nobel Prize for Economics

He’s the third French economist to win a Nobel Prize, and one of the world’s leading analysts on market power and regulation. We take a closer look at the work of Jean Tirole,...

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2014-10-13 eurozone

Paris and Brussels set for budget showdown

A budget battle is brewing, with EU finance ministers set to discuss France’s 2015 budget this week. With a budget deficit far exceeding the promised target, it’s likely to be...

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