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Latest update : 2016-02-18

British business community divided over possible 'Brexit'

It was the voice of business that helped keep Britain in the EU bloc in 1975, the last time a referendum on the issue was held. Prime Minister David Cameron is hoping that the business community will rally round again and back his bid to keep Britain in a reformed EU. But the landscape is very different this time around: the business community is divided and support for a "Brexit" is rising.

Our UK correspondents travelled to Coventry, Birmingham and London to ask leaders of small, medium and large companies what impact they believe a "Brexit" would have on their businesses and on the wider economy.

A programme prepared by Yong Chim and Laura Burloux

By Hervé AMORIC , Lucy FIELDER

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Catherine CORON

Senior lecturer in English and economics

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2018-01-23 Africa

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The first genocide of the 20th century was carried out in present-day Namibia. At the turn of the last century, some 80,000 people were massacred by German colonial forces. The...

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2018-01-22 Middle East

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2018-01-19 Americas

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2018-01-18 Middle East

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2018-01-17 Asia-pacific

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