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Latest update : 2014-04-30

Alstom bidding war heats up as General Electric confirms offer

The bidding war over the French engineering firm Alstom is heating up, as the company confirmed its board had backed a bid from General Electric to purchase its energy business. The deal isn't done yet though, and rival bidder Siemens has upped its offer in response. Also today: why slowing growth in new users joining Twitter has spooked investors.

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2014-09-23 tax evasion

Air France pilots reject CEO's offer to halt expansion of low-cost carrier

The union representing pilots at Air France has rejected a proposal from the airline's chief executive to suspend the controversial expansion of its low-cost carrier Transavia....

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2014-09-22 technology

French firms aim to crack 'big data' market

The industry of protecting and managing personal details is expanding rapidly, particularly in the wake of recent data leak scandals. A group of French start-ups is trying to...

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2014-09-18 Amazon

Jack Ma, the man behind Alibaba's record stock market debut

He's the founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, and is set to become significantly richer when the company launches its shares on the New York stock exchange on Friday....

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2014-09-17 strike

Scottish fishing industry divided over independence

Scotland's fishing industry has been promised a lot from both sides in the independence debate. With Scottish boats landing 60% of the UK's fish, it's an important contribution...

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2014-09-16 business

No resolution in sight to Air France dispute

The Chief Executive of Air France says he doesn't see an imminent resolution of the dispute with pilots that has seen 60 per cent of the carrier's flights grounded this Tuesday....

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