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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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2014-09-02 France

France's Iliad considers fresh offer for T-Mobile

The French telecoms company Iliad is considering making a new bid for the US network T-Mobile. Its first offer, worth $15 billion, was rejected for being too low. Also today: why...

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2014-09-01 eurozone

French PM calls on ECB to go further to help economy

The French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the European Central Bank to do more to help the eurozone economy. In particular, he wants to see the bank take steps to...

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2014-08-29 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Google rivals Amazon with delivery drone tests

Google has unveiled its drone delivery project, which it has been testing with flights in Australia. The move by the internet giant puts Google directly in competition with...

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2014-08-28 aviation

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was...

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2014-08-27 French politics

Macron-economics, the former banker turned minister

A former investment banker and adviser to President Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, has been appointed France's new Economy Minister. His appointment will be a marked change from his...

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