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BNP Paribas 'has cash' to cover $8.9bn record fine

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, says it has sufficient cash to cover a record $8.9 billion fine from US authorities for breaching sanctions on Iran, Sudan and Cuba. Shares in the lender opened up in Paris after the bank announced it would pay a dividend similar to last year’s. Also today: it's a good day to talk in Europe, as mobile roaming charges fall for calls, text messages and data.

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2017-02-28 space

Fly me to the moon: SpaceX's plans for space tourism

SpaceX, the rocket-launching firm owned by Elon Musk, has announced plans to fly two “tourists” around the moon. The trip is planned for 2018, and the travellers have already...

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2017-02-27 Australia

Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

The world's largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on...

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2017-02-24 Donald Trump

Mixed signals from US administration on China's currency

During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly slammed China for manipulating its currency and hurting American workers in the process. One month after being sworn in, he maintains...

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2017-02-23 PSA Peugeot Citroën

Peugeot's profits double as Opel takeover eyed

Profits at the PSA group - which owns Peugeot and Citroën - nearly doubled last year, helped by cost-cutting and increased sales. That's good news for the company, which is in...

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2017-02-22 Austria

Austria to reward companies for hiring locals

Austria's government has approved rules to reward companies with tax cuts for hiring workers already resident in the country. The move is meant to help cut unemployment, but...

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