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Latest update : 2014-05-12

French PM promises lower taxes as spending cuts bite

The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has pledged to cut income tax by 2015, despite France’s budget deficit remaining above the 3% EU limit. His comments come as ministers in the French government were told over the weekend how much their departmental budgets will be reduced under the €50 billion spending cuts plan. Also today: the Spanish solar energy investors who have been burned by Madrid’s austerity policies.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-03-03 auto industry

Nissan expects 'dramatic decline' in Russian car market in 2015

Nissan says it expects a "dramatic decline" in the Russian market this year, as sales pick up in the rest of Europe. We spoke to the Chairman of Nissan Europe, Paul Willcox, from...

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2015-03-02 technology

Samsung hopes to win back lost ground with new phones

Samsung is hoping to regain its top spot in the smartphone market with two new models unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The South Korean electronics giant is...

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2015-02-27 Airbus

Airbus flying high as profits soar

Europe’s largest plane maker, Airbus, saw its 2014 profits soar 59%, despite a hefty €551 million fine. We talk to Chief Financial Officer Harald Wilhelm about the firm’s plans....

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2015-02-26 France

French employers try special deals with workers to save jobs

French businesses are resorting to doing special deals with employees to circumvent some of the strictest elements of France's employment laws. Employers say it helps to maintain...

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2015-02-25 France

French competition authority targets 'yoghurt cartel'

France's competition authority is investigating allegations that yoghurt makers conspired to fix the price of their products. The claims were first published in Le Figaro...

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