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Handshakes and private toilets: How Koreas' summit is planned to (media) perfection

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'Welcome to your new life (in prison)' Danish paper says to convicted killer Peter Madsen

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South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

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Access to books: ‘Libraries are at the very heart of what makes people free’

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Facebook adds users, boosts revenue despite data scandal

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Macron on Capitol Hill: Speech before Congress emphasises 'democratic values'

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THE DEBATE

Macron in Washington: Can he change Trump's foreign policy?

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Catalonia's pro-independence movement tempted by radicalisation

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Film show: 'May ’68', Director’s Fortnight reloaded, 'A Paris Education'

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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 : 2015-09-07

The slow death of France’s newspaper stands

Although a staple of the French high street, the country's newspaper stands are suffering from the digital revolution. And it's starting to show. Since 2009, 10 percent of France’s newsstands have been forced to close, and more than 3,000 are now up for sale. Also on today's show, China revises down its 2014 economic growth figures.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-04-26 Facebook

Facebook adds users, boosts revenue despite data scandal

Facebook has published its first set of financial results since the data harvesting scandal. The figures show the social network added millions of users, and boosted earnings by...

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2018-04-25 wine

Global wine production drops to lowest level in 60 years

A harsh European winter sent global wine production tumbling last year, to its lowest level since 1957. Spanish, French and Italian winemakers saw their output drop by up to a...

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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Macron hopes for breakthrough on trade tensions during US visit

Can Emmanuel Macron break through to Donald Trump on the trade tensions that have swept the globe? The French leader will be arguing for an EU exemption on steel tariffs as he...

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2018-04-23 Economic growth

Poverty remains a challenge for Paraguay as new president is elected

Paraguay has a new president - a conservative from the ruling Colorado party won Sunday's poll with a narrow margin. Despite enjoying steady economic growth for over a decade,...

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2018-04-20 football

Paris Saint-Germain football club opens new hub in Shanghai

France's Paris Saint-Germain football club has opened a brand new sporting complex in Shanghai, with indoor football pitches, a gym and a shop. This comes as PSG looks to boost...

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