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Latest update : 2014-09-05

German businesses brace for more Russia sanctions

As the EU threatens to step up sanctions against Russia, European businesses are bracing for the impact. France 24’s correspondents in Germany tell us how one firm is making do. Also, the European Central Bank announces stimulus measures, including interest rate cuts. Plus, BP faces a multi-billion dollar charge for "gross negligence", fast food workers are arrested, and a feud is settled in the worlds of high fashion and high tech.

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