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Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

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The World this Week - September 12th, 2014

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World this Week - September 12th, 2014 (part 2)

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Online reactions to the death of David Haines

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Abbottabad: Life after bin Laden

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IN THE PAPERS

Le Figaro: is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

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BUSINESS DAILY

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

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Scotland: On the path to independence?

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. From Monday to Friday live at 6.15 am Paris time.

BUSINESS DAILY

BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-07-10

Budget challenge for India's new government

India's government has outlined its first budget since being elected in May. The measures announced include raising the cap on private investment in the insurance and defence sectors, as well as setting a target of 7-8% economic growth. We discussed the challenges facing Narendra Modi's government with Rebecca Jackson-Young from the Economist Intelligence Unit.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2014-09-15 video

Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

Pilots at Air France have begun their week-long strike action over working conditions. The airline has cancelled more than half of its flights on Monday with more than 60,000...

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2014-09-12 Argentina

EU targets Russian oil firms, banks with new sanctions

The EU has put into effect a raft of tough new sanctions against Moscow, targeting the oil, defence, and banking sectors. Russian authorities have threatened to retaliate, but...

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2014-09-11 Scotland

Banks warn they'll leave Scotland if it votes for independence

Scotland's two biggest banks have warned that they'll move their legal headquarters to England if the country votes for independence. Lloyds and RBS both say they have prepared...

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2014-09-10 technology

Apple seeks to recreate iPad success with smartwatch

Apple is trying to recreate the effect its iPad had on the tablet market with the launch of its Apple Watch. The new smartwatch already has plenty of competition, and won't be...

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2014-09-09 health

New products a test for Apple boss Tim Cook

Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook faces a major challenge at the company's product launch later this Tuesday. Investors have been buying Apple shares in anticipation of a major...

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