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Latest update : 2014-06-17

Entertainment workers’ strike threatens French cultural events

A strike by entertainment industry workers in France is threatening a host of cultural events across the country this summer. The workers are protesting against changes to a special welfare scheme they benefit from. The scheme has been signalled out for criticism from France’s public spending watchdog for being a drain on the public purse. Also today: how the hum of a coffee shop could make you more productive.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2015-03-06 eurozone

Europe on the road to recovery

The eurozone economy is firmly on the road to recovery – but still needs help so as not to fall off track. That’s the message from the European Central Bank, as it upgrades its...

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2015-03-05 eurozone

Managing expectations: China cuts growth targets as slowdown continues

The Chinese government has cut its target for economic growth for this year to "around 7%" after the rate of expansion fell to its lowest in 24 years in 2014. We speak to Naeem...

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2015-03-04 nuclear power

Record losses at French nuclear firm Areva

The French nuclear firm Areva has reported record losses of €4.8 billion for last year. The company has suffered from changes in the global nuclear industry, and expensive delays...

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2015-03-03 auto industry

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

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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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