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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 : 2014-05-12

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.

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2017-01-23 Donald Trump

Samsung blames batteries for Galaxy Note 7 explosions

South Korean electronics maker Samsung opens up about what caused the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to explode. We also get the latest market reaction to Donald Trump's inauguration....

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

As the World Economic Forum 2017 wraps up and America's new administration is sworn in, we talk to Margery Kraus, founder and executive chairman of APCO Worldwide, about Trump...

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2017-01-19 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Summit overshadowed by geopolitical changes

Populism, income inequality, and a struggling middle class have been key issues during the World Economic Forum 2017. Philip Jennings, General Secretary of Uni Global Union,...

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: 'Mixed messages' from Trump, says Maersk CEO

Donald Trump has given "mixed messages" on how his policies will affect the economy, according to the CEO of the world's biggest shipping company, Moller Maersk. Soren Skou...

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Urban-rural divide defies populist wave

The populist wave that swept the globe in 2016 was largely unseen in major cities. The divide between urban and rural areas is raising questions about the role that city leaders...

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