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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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2015-08-27 Paris

AirBnB to collect 'tourist tax' for Paris accommodation

The short-term letting site AirBnB has agreed to collect an €0.83 per night "tourist tax" from its users for stays in the French capital. The company had been under pressure from...

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2015-08-26 China

Chinese shares continue to fall after central bank cuts rates

Chinese shares have seen another day of more moderate falls after the central bank cut interest rates and moved to boost bank lending. It was a volatile day on the stock markets...

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2015-08-25 China

China cuts interest rates in bid to halt share freefall

China's central bank has cut interest rates for the fifth time since November in an effort to boost the slowing economy and calm stock markets, which plunged again on Tuesday. We...

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2015-08-24 China

Chinese shares plunge as investors fear slowdown

The Shanghai stock market has had its worst day in almost 18 years, closing down 8.5 percent this Monday. Investors were spooked by continuing fears over a slowdown in the...

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2015-08-20 Greece

Signed, sealed, delivered: Creditors release Greek bailout funds

After getting the green light from European parliaments and the Eurogroup, Athens has received the first tranche of aid from a new bailout package. Its first order of business is...

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