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Latest update : 2014-08-20

More than half of French households will pay no income tax this year

Just 48.5% of French households will pay income tax for 2013, according to new figures from the finance ministry. The figure is almost 5% lower than the previous year. The news comes as an increasing number of French taxpayers are asking for more time to pay their tax bill. Also today: how Justin Bieber can move the markets.

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2015-04-28 Greece

Greece reins in Varoufakis in bailout team 'reshuffle'

After months without a breakthrough, the Greek government has "re-shuffled" the team charged with negotiating Athens’ bailout – effectively sidelining the outspoken Finance...

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2015-04-27 Volkswagen

End of an era as Volkswagen's Piech resigns

After a public power struggle with his chief executive, Ferdinand Piech has stepped down as chairman of Volkswagen. He spent two decades as the most prominent voice at Germany’s...

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2015-04-24 British Royal Family

Alice, Posh or Tyrone? Bookmakers take bets on new royal baby name

Brits are already placing bets on everything from dates to weights for the second royal baby. A whopping 83% are betting it will be a girl. We find out what names are the odds-on...

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2015-04-23 Brazil

Turmoil leads to first loss in decades for Petrobras

Brazil's state-controlled oil giant Petrobras reported a $7.2bn loss for last year. The firm was hit hard by writedowns and corruption charges. Plus, the European Union takes on...

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2015-04-22 retail

Tesco's tough times: Supermaket chain reports record loss

Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, has reported the biggest pre-tax loss in its 96-year history, of €8.9 billion. The company's earnings were hit by a writedown of the...

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