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Latest update : 2014-07-11

Rising into the ranks of Haute Couture

Only a chosen few fashion houses are considered worthy of the label 'Haute Couture', a brand controlled by a French federation applying strict standards. We meet one young designer who's been given a chance to join their ranks at Paris Fashion Week, and find out what it could mean for her business. Also today: the Portuguese bank that's caused waves on markets around the world, and how Amazon is avoiding the worst of a French law aimed at protecting independent booksellers.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2014-10-16 France

France considers a shift to working Sundays

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a proposal to loosen tight restrictions on Sunday trading – it's part of his plan to show the government is serious about...

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2014-10-15 France

Paris defies Brussels with 2015 budget

France is gearing up for a showdown with Brussels as it presents its budget for 2015, which misses EU targets and could be rejected by the European Commission. Dublin announces...

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2014-10-14 Nobel Prize

France's Tirole claims Nobel Prize for Economics

He’s the third French economist to win a Nobel Prize, and one of the world’s leading analysts on market power and regulation. We take a closer look at the work of Jean Tirole,...

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2014-10-13 eurozone

Paris and Brussels set for budget showdown

A budget battle is brewing, with EU finance ministers set to discuss France’s 2015 budget this week. With a budget deficit far exceeding the promised target, it’s likely to be...

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2014-10-10 technology

Making it in the tech industry

It's a business software app that just got $2 million in new financing: we talk to Angélique Zettor, the founder of GenyMobile and 2014 IVY Prize Winner, about what it takes to...

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