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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.

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2014-09-12 Argentina

EU targets Russian oil firms, banks with new sanctions

The EU has put into effect a raft of tough new sanctions against Moscow, targeting the oil, defence, and banking sectors. Russian authorities have threatened to retaliate, but...

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2014-09-11 Scotland

Banks warn they'll leave Scotland if it votes for independence

Scotland's two biggest banks have warned that they'll move their legal headquarters to England if the country votes for independence. Lloyds and RBS both say they have prepared...

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2014-09-10 technology

Apple seeks to recreate iPad success with smartwatch

Apple is trying to recreate the effect its iPad had on the tablet market with the launch of its Apple Watch. The new smartwatch already has plenty of competition, and won't be...

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2014-09-09 health

New products a test for Apple boss Tim Cook

Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook faces a major challenge at the company's product launch later this Tuesday. Investors have been buying Apple shares in anticipation of a major...

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2014-09-08 entertainment

China's Alibaba set for record Wall Street debut

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is preparing for the biggest stock market debut in Wall Street history. We're looking at what makes the company so valuable. Also today: an...

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