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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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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

Nissan says it expects a "dramatic decline" in the Russian market this year, as sales pick up in the rest of Europe. We spoke to the Chairman of Nissan Europe, Paul Willcox, from...

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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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2015-02-27 Airbus

Airbus flying high as profits soar

Europe’s largest plane maker, Airbus, saw its 2014 profits soar 59%, despite a hefty €551 million fine. We talk to Chief Financial Officer Harald Wilhelm about the firm’s plans....

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