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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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2015-03-26 mergers & acquisitions

A food goliath in the making

Two of America’s best-known food giants are joining forces to create a new conglomerate, expected to rake in $28bn in annual revenues. Meanwhile, Greece raises hopes that a...

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2015-03-25 eurozone

As EU recovery falters, Ireland steams ahead

Since surviving the financial crisis and exiting its bailout, Ireland has emerged as a rising star of the eurozone economy. Ireland's Minister of State for the Department of...

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2015-03-23 Greece

Tsipras tells Merkel of 'impossible' Greek debt situation

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has sent a letter to Angela Merkel outlining what he says is an "impossible" situation for his country's debts. The two leaders will meet...

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2015-03-20 Greece

Can Greece pick up the pace?

Greece is back in the hot seat in Brussels, as it vows to accelerate the pace of reforms to unlock its much-needed bailout loans. Also, Lufthansa continues to cause travel chaos...

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2015-03-19 Federal Reserve

Tensions reignite between Greece and eurozone

On today's business segment we bring you the latest statement from Federal Reserve Chief Janet Yellen. We also find out why tensions between Greece and its eurozone partners are...

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