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French education: Reinventing the idea of school

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Frogs legs and brains? The French food hard to stomach

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Station F: Putting Paris on the global tech map

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THE INTERVIEW

Davos 2017: 'I believe in the power of entrepreneurs to change the world'

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#THE 51%

Equality in the boardroom: French law requires large firms to have 40% women on boards

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FASHION

Men's fashion: Winter 2017/2018 collections shake up gender barriers

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ENCORE!

Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan speaks out about her time behind bars

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Video: Threat of economic crisis still looms in Zimbabwe

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BUSINESS DAILY

DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

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BUSINESS DAILY

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

Latest update : 2014-08-12

France remains world's favourite holiday destination

France has kept its top spot as the world’s most visited country, according to new figures from the French government. France welcomed almost 85 million tourists last year - 15 million more than its nearest rival, the United States. Despite the increased number of visitors, many working in the tourist industry in France say they’re struggling to make a living. Also today: the banana battle for ownership of Chiquita.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

As the World Economic Forum 2017 wraps up and America's new administration is sworn in, we talk to Margery Kraus, founder and executive chairman of APCO Worldwide, about Trump...

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2017-01-19 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Summit overshadowed by geopolitical changes

Populism, income inequality, and a struggling middle class have been key issues during the World Economic Forum 2017. Philip Jennings, General Secretary of Uni Global Union,...

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: 'Mixed messages' from Trump, says Maersk CEO

Donald Trump has given "mixed messages" on how his policies will affect the economy, according to the CEO of the world's biggest shipping company, Moller Maersk. Soren Skou...

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Urban-rural divide defies populist wave

The populist wave that swept the globe in 2016 was largely unseen in major cities. The divide between urban and rural areas is raising questions about the role that city leaders...

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2017-01-20 Davos forum

DAVOS 2017: Will Trump turn to 'energy diplomacy'?

What does the Trump administration have in store for the energy industry? Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, tells us why he expects to see "energy diplomacy" from the next...

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