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French presidential election: Comparing Macron and Le Pen's economic proposals

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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

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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2017-04-27 Donald Trump

Trump's tax plan is 'too thin and too late'

The White House unveiled its long-awaited tax reform plan on Wednesday, including massive cuts to corporate tax. Naeem Aslam of Think Markets tells us the plan is "too thin [on...

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2017-04-26 Justin Trudeau

Trump vs Trudeau: Rising trade tensions between US and Canada

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke to Donald Trump by phone on Tuesday to discuss the rising trade tensions between the two countries. The US and Canada have clashed...

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2017-04-25 Donald Trump

US in budget showdown over Trump's border wall

Donald Trump's insistence on funding a border wall is leading the US into a budget showdown that could shut down the federal government - we tell you more. Also, French carmaker...

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2017-04-21 USA

Trump launches probe into foreign steel

US President Donald Trump launches a probe into foreign steel, which he says could be threatening national security. Also today, French farmers are drawn to political extremes...

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2017-04-20 Argentina

The bitter dispute over Argentine lemons

Argentina's lemon industry has been left in limbo after President Donald Trump halted plans to lift an import ban. Also today, Facebook wants to read our minds, and we look at...

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