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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.

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2014-09-29 protest

Hong Kong protests weigh on shares

Shares in Hong Kong have seen sharp falls as protests there continue. Property, retail and banking shares have been the worst hit. Also today: the pilots' strike at Air France is...

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2014-09-26 Airbus

Apple breaks its silence over 'bendy' phone

In today's segment we focus on the Air France strike entering its 12th day. We also discuss Apple breaking its silence over the iPhone 6 plus. Indian prime minister Narendra...

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2014-09-25 strike

Air France abandons expansion plans, but strike continues

Air France has withdrawn controversial plans to expand its low-cost carrier Transavia, in an effort to end a strike by pilots. The stoppage continued on Thursday for the 11th...

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2014-09-24 aviation

Air France shares rise amid hopes of strike resolution

Shares in Air France-KLM have risen in early trading over hopes of a resolution of the pilots' strike. It comes after the French transport minister said the airline had abandoned...

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2014-09-23 tax evasion

Air France pilots reject CEO's offer to halt expansion of low-cost carrier

The union representing pilots at Air France has rejected a proposal from the airline's chief executive to suspend the controversial expansion of its low-cost carrier Transavia....

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