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Latest update : 2014-06-30

BNP Paribas set for record $8.9bn fine

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, is set to be hit with a record fine of $8.9 billion by US authorities for breaking sanctions by processing financial transactions with Iran, Cuba and Sudan. The figure is in spite of French government calls for the fine to be "proportionate". Also today: Argentina is heading for a technical default on its debt if it doesn’t resolve outstanding issues with its creditors.

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2014-09-29 protest

Hong Kong protests weigh on shares

Shares in Hong Kong have seen sharp falls as protests there continue. Property, retail and banking shares have been the worst hit. Also today: the pilots' strike at Air France is...

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2014-09-26 Airbus

Apple breaks its silence over 'bendy' phone

In today's segment we focus on the Air France strike entering its 12th day. We also discuss Apple breaking its silence over the iPhone 6 plus. Indian prime minister Narendra...

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2014-09-25 strike

Air France abandons expansion plans, but strike continues

Air France has withdrawn controversial plans to expand its low-cost carrier Transavia, in an effort to end a strike by pilots. The stoppage continued on Thursday for the 11th...

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2014-09-24 aviation

Air France shares rise amid hopes of strike resolution

Shares in Air France-KLM have risen in early trading over hopes of a resolution of the pilots' strike. It comes after the French transport minister said the airline had abandoned...

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2014-09-23 tax evasion

Air France pilots reject CEO's offer to halt expansion of low-cost carrier

The union representing pilots at Air France has rejected a proposal from the airline's chief executive to suspend the controversial expansion of its low-cost carrier Transavia....

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