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Latest update : 2014-08-28

New French economy minister signals changes to 35-hour week

France's new economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, has signalled that he'd like to see changes made to the 35-hour working week. In an interview he gave the day before he was appointed to the cabinet, he said that companies should be allowed to get around the practice if a majority of workers agree to it. Also today: business class, Ryanair-style.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2016-07-25 Yahoo

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2016-07-22 Donald Trump

Trump hopes to reset America's trade relations

As Donald Trump formally accepts his party's nomination for president, we look at the Republican candidate's trade policies. From the two-decades-old NAFTA deal to ongoing...

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