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Latest update : 2014-07-09

Does high fashion make anyone money?

High fashion, or haute couture, is an expensive business. Intricate, hand-made designs are displayed at spectacular catwalk shows, but attract very few buyers. As the fashionistas descend on Paris for Fashion Week, we look at how brands like Chanel make money from these flagship creations. Also today: the incredible salaries paid to summer interns in Silicon Valley.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2014-10-01 Austerity

France defends deficit reduction delay in 2015 budget

France has defended its delay in meeting EU deficit targets, saying the pace of deficit reduction has been adapted to the economic circumstances. Finance Minister Michel Sapin...

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2014-09-30 Apple

EU questions Apple's tax deals in Ireland

The European Commission has outlined its arguments that Apple received illegal state aid from Ireland in relation to the tax it pays there. The letter to the Irish government is...

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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Air France has withdrawn controversial plans to expand its low-cost carrier Transavia, in an effort to end a strike by pilots.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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