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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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2016-05-06 Zimbabwe

Cash crisis brews in Zimbabwe

Cash shortages have led to long lines outside Zimbabwe's banks, as the government imposes limits on daily withdrawals. The central bank has also announced plans to print a new...

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2016-05-05 auto industry

US doubles recall of faulty airbags

The United States road safety authority has ordered that another 40 million faulty airbags, made by the Japanese manufacturer Takata, be recalled. That's in addition to almost 29...

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2016-05-04 Google

Google signs self-driving car deal with Chrysler

Google's parent company Alphabet has signed a deal with Fiat Chrysler to more than double its fleet of self-driving cars. It's the first time Google has partnered with a carmaker...

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2016-05-03 Facebook

Frustration as Brazil shuts down Whatsapp for 72 hours

Brazilians have reacted with frustration to a court order which has seen Whatsapp shut down in the country for 72 hours. The order is over Facebook - which owns the messaging app...

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2016-05-02 debt

Puerto Rico set for biggest default yet

Puerto Rico is set to default on more than $400 million of debt repayments this Monday, as its governor says he's chosen to pay for basic services instead. The US island...

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