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Swedish city trials 6-hour working day

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is running a trial of a 6-hour working day in an effort to improve workers’ productivity. It’s a plan that’s divided politicians in the city though, as our correspondent found out. Also today: Portugal will not take an emergency credit line from Europe when it exits its bailout later this month.

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2017-01-18 Donald Trump

Davos 2017: "Donald Trump could be the entrepreneurs' entrepreneur"

What will Donald Trump as US President mean for startups in the United States? We spoke to Jeff Schumacher, CEO and founder of BCG Digital Ventures, in Davos. He says there are...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: WEF considers challenges for Paris Climate Agreement

Will Donald Trump withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement? And where does that leave the fight against global warming? On the sidelines of the World Economic...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: 'Globalisation is biggest challenge'

Brexit, the Trump administration, and looming elections across Europe pose a number of challenges for the global economy. In a special interview from Davos, Lord Nicholas Stern...

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2017-01-18 Davos forum

Davos 2017: Businesses ready to seize new opportunities

After a turbulent 2016, businesses around the world are hoping to tap into new opportunities and momentum. Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Isabelle Allen of KPMG...

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2017-01-17 Davos forum

Davos 2017: Hard Brexit 'a double-edged sword for Ireland'

Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will leave the European single market once it launches Brexit proceedings. Could that be a boost for its neighbours? Martin Shanahan of IDA...

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