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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.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2017-06-27 Brexit

Frankfurt leads Paris in race for Brexit spoils

It's been more than a year since the UK voted to leave the European Union. That decision started a race between European cities to win business from London. For now, it appears...

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2017-06-26 bailout

Italian government bails out two regional banks

The Italian government has made 5.2 billion euros available for immediate use and is prepared to spend up to 12 billion euros more to rescue two regional banks. The move comes...

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2017-06-23 retail

Costco piles products high to lure French consumers

US warehouse club Costco has opened its first store in France. Its formula of low prices and buying in bulk has created a cult-like consumer following that's been described as...

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2017-06-22 oil

Oil price tumbles to lowest level of year

The price of has tumbled to its lowest level since November of last year. In Asian trading, the international benchmark Brent Crude was under $45 a barrel. Prices have been...

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2017-06-21 Uber

With Kalanick out, what's next for Uber?

Uber will be looking to make a fresh start, after its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from the ride-sharing app. But how can it change its reputation and environment?...

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