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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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2015-01-23 Davos forum

Davos 2015: Businesses 'cautiously optimistic' in Japan

Japan has been on a rollercoaster ride since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe began his plan to kickstart the economy. FRANCE 24’s Stephen Carroll spoke to Miki Tsusaka, senior partner...

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2015-01-23 Yemen

Davos 2015: Doing business in an unstable climate

Bassim Haidar is a telecoms entrepreneur who started his Channel IT firm in Nigeria, and now operates in 19 countries across Africa and the Middle East. He says his company has...

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2015-01-23 technology

Davos 2015 - Tech Mahindra: France needs 'business-friendly policies'

The head of one of India's biggest IT services companies, Tech Mahindra, has said that businesses need "friendly policies" in France. The firm is among those meeting President...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Davos 2015: Tax changes to have 'little impact' on Ireland's appeal

The closing of tax loopholes, including the "double Irish", won't hurt Ireland's appeal for investors, according to the head of the agency charged with attracting foreign...

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2015-01-22 world economy

Davos 2015: Emirates airline benefitting from oil price drop

The plunging price of oil has left some countries struggling to pay their bills, but it's been a welcome boost for motorists and airlines. We speak to the Chief Executive of...

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