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Marty McFly's self-tying shoes inspire new Nike sneakers

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

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.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-12-02 Nike

Marty McFly's self-tying shoes inspire new Nike sneakers

From fiction to reality: Nike releases new sneakers inspired by the iconic self-lacing shoes worn by Michael J. Fox in "Back to the Future". First though, we look at François...

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2016-12-01 oil

OPEC's oil supply deal: Who wins and who loses?

Oil prices continued to rise on Thursday after the OPEC cartel agreed to cut production, the first such agreement in eight years. We're looking at who stands to win and lose from...

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2016-11-30 USA

Dozens arrested during US minimum wage protests

Dozens of people were arrested in the United States on Tuesday as protests were held in cities across the country calling for the federal minimum wage to be raised to $15 an...

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2016-11-29 OPEC

Samsung considers a split

Samsung is considering restructuring by creating a holding company and splitting off its electronics business, as well as giving shareholders more bang for their buck. Also,...

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2016-11-25 US economy

Thanksgiving gives way to 'Black Friday' sales

Ready, set, shop! Americans leave their Thanksgiving dinners to hunt for the best bargains of "Black Friday". The flash sale is also picking up steam in Europe. Also on today's...

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