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Should men also be 'liberated from oppressive beachwear'?

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Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

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Understanding the burkini ban

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US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

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Latest update : 2014-04-29

Prime Minister’s spending concessions ‘to cost €2bn’

Concessions made by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls in his spending cuts plan will cost the state up to cost €2 billion extra, a Socialist Party deputy has claimed. Valls announced on Monday he would allow inflation-linked rises for some pensions, certain welfare payments and low-paid public sector workers. He's due to present his full €50 billion cuts plan to parliament later.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-08-25 taxes

US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

The US Treasury has strongly criticised investigations by the European Commission into American companies, saying it's acting like a "supranational tax authority" in reviewing EU...

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2016-08-24 Australia

Qantas bounces back with record profits

The Flying Kangaroo has bounced back, two years after the Australian airline teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. Qantas reported record profits of $1.5 billion Australian...

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2016-08-23 auto industry

French diesel emissions inquiry 'omitted crucial details'

A French government investigation into emissions cheating may have omitted details of test results regarding a Renault model, according to a report in the Financial Times. The...

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2016-08-22 France

French dairy farmers to protest over low prices

French dairy farmers are to stage a fresh round of protests over low prices. They are planning to demonstrate at the headquarters of a major dairy company on Monday evening. Also...

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2016-08-18 China

The most livable cities in the world

Life is good in Australia and Canada. The two countries combine for six of the top ten most livable cities in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit. And find...

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