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Angoulême comics festival: The power of the pencil

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Mali: 12 people die in suicide attack against MNLA

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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2014-06-20

Alstom blues: Is France facing industrial decline?

It's General Electric vs Siemens and Mitsubishi... A battle is playing out for Alstom, which has been billed as a French industrial jewel. The two rival bids, both from foreign firms, have sparked soul-searching and questions over France's industrial future. Guntram Wolff, director of European think-tank Bruegel, tells us more.

By Markus KARLSSON

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Guntram Wolff

Deputy Director, Bruegel

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2015-01-24 world economy

Sir Martin Sorrell: Brexit referendum would be ‘very damaging for UK economy’

Sir Martin Sorrell is concerned about the outcome of the British general election. Sorrell, the CEO of WPP, the world's largest advertising company, believes that holding a...

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2015-01-23 Davos forum

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire is in Davos at the annual World Economic Forum. Even though he is located in Hong Kong and most of the revenues of his group come from...

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2015-01-22 India

Adi Godrej: New Indian government's actions are 'very positive'

Adi Godrej is one of the many business leaders attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos. Speaking to FRANCE 24, the chairman of the Godrej Group, one of India's oldest...

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2015-01-22 world economy

Income inequality is 'brake on growth', Oxfam chief warns Davos

The World Economic Forum brings together some of the most powerful - and richest - people in the world. It may seem like an odd place to discuss poverty and growing income gaps....

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2015-01-15 eurozone

'Greece won't leave the eurozone', says former ECB president Trichet

2015 started with celebrations for the eurozone, as Lithuania became the 19th European country to adopt the single currency. But the festivities were overshadowed by crisis...

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