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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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2014-09-02 France

France's Iliad considers fresh offer for T-Mobile

The French telecoms company Iliad is considering making a new bid for the US network T-Mobile. Its first offer, worth $15 billion, was rejected for being too low. Also today: why...

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2014-09-01 eurozone

French PM calls on ECB to go further to help economy

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the European Central Bank to do more to help the eurozone economy. In particular, he wants to see the bank take steps to...

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2014-08-29 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Google rivals Amazon with delivery drone tests

Google has unveiled its drone delivery project, which it has been testing with flights in Australia. The move by the internet giant puts Google directly in competition with...

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2014-08-28 aviation

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was...

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2014-08-27 French politics

Macron-economics, the former banker turned minister

A former investment banker and adviser to President Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, has been appointed France's new Economy Minister. His appointment will be a marked change from his...

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