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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.

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2015-06-25 France

French taxi strike over UberPOP causes traffic chaos

French taxi drivers are causing traffic chaos around Paris as they demonstrate over the rise of services like UberPOP. We take a look at the challenges that Uber has faced around...

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2015-06-24 France

Bouygues Telecom 'can survive alone' after rejecting takeover bid

The chief executive of the Bouygues group says its telecoms business can survive alone after its board rejected a €10 billion takeover from Altice, owner of rival network SFR....

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2015-06-19 eurozone

Greeks wonder if capital controls are on the horizon

Greece in the spotlight once again. After finance ministers failed to reach a deal in Luxembourg, there are fears of capital controls in Greece. Plus Johnny Depp is selling his...

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2015-06-18 Greece

Tsipras heads to Russia as debt talks deadlock continues

As eurozone finance ministers meet to discuss the progress, or rather lack thereof, in talks over economic reforms with Greece, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is travelling to...

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2015-06-17 Paris Air Show

Is 3D printing the future of aircraft manufacturing?

After Airbus announced that more than 1,000 parts of its A350 jet had been made using a 3D printer, we look at one company that's making the equipment involved.

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