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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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'I got the power': Womanspreading takes hold of social media (and maybe 2018)

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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 : 2014-08-27

Macron-economics, the former banker turned minister

A former investment banker and adviser to President Hollande, Emmanuel Macron, has been appointed France's new Economy Minister. His appointment will be a marked change from his predecessor, the outspoken Arnaud Montebourg. Also today: a whopper deal with a side of lower taxes - how Burger King is eating from Tim Hortons' table.

Click here to read France 24’s profile of Emmanuel Macron.

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2017-11-23 retail

US retailers gear up for post-Thanksgiving splurge

Retailers in the United States and elsewhere are gearing up for the post-Thanksgiving spending spree, which has become an increasingly important event for the sector. E-commerce...

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2017-11-21 telecommunication

US government sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

The US Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit to stop the merger of telecoms giant AT&T with broadcaster Time Warner. The companies have pledged to fight the case, saying the...

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2017-11-20 UK

Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond is about to unveil a new budget and says the UK will have a fresh proposal for its Brexit "divorce bill" ahead of an EU Council meeting in...

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2017-11-17 Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would slash taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over the next decade. The Senate is expected to vote on its version of...

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2017-11-16 telecommunication

Media giant Altice to hold off on acquisitions amid debt woes

In this business update we look at debt-ridden media and telecoms group Altice, led by French billionaire Patrick Drahi (pictured). It's been forced to hold off on further...

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