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Latest update : 2014-04-28

Alstom weighs up bids from General Electric & Siemens

The bidding war for the French engineering firm Alstom is heating up, after Siemens announced an offer to rival that of General Electric for the company’s power generation business. French President François Hollande is meeting representatives of both bidders today, as the government has to sign off on any deal involving Alstom’s strategic assets.

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2015-07-03 Greece

Europe's Final Countdown: 48 hours before Greek referendum

The International Monetary Fund has published revised figures for the Greek economy and even called for European creditors to restructure Greece's massive debt burden. That's a...

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2015-07-02 France

Cold, hard cash being made from France's heatwave

Companies that make cooling systems and water sprays are among those who are cashing in on the heatwave in France. Temperatures in Paris reached almost 40 degrees on Wednesday....

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2015-07-01 eurozone

Video: After default, what next for Greece?

After Greece missed its payment to the IMF of €1.6 billion on Tuesday night, we focus on what lies ahead for Athens and its international lenders. We also look at how the elderly...

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2015-06-25 France

French taxi strike over UberPOP causes traffic chaos

French taxi drivers are causing traffic chaos around Paris as they demonstrate over the rise of services like UberPOP. We take a look at the challenges that Uber has faced around...

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2015-06-24 France

Bouygues Telecom 'can survive alone' after rejecting takeover bid

The chief executive of the Bouygues group says its telecoms business can survive alone after its board rejected a €10 billion takeover from Altice, owner of rival network SFR....

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