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Film show: 'Star Wars, The Last Jedi'

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Evo Morales: US exit from Paris accord is 'unforgivable'

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Niger's Agadez: Pearl of the Sahara turned migrant hub

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Spain's Tagus river is drying up

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

'Looking for Oum Kulthum': Breaking the glass ceiling in the art world

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IN THE PAPERS

'Alabama sent a message to women'

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IN THE PAPERS

French MPs learn to meditate

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EYE ON AFRICA

African leaders meet in Paris ahead of G5 Sahel summit

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USA: Voters speak out ahead of Alabama Senate race

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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 : 2016-05-02

Puerto Rico set for biggest default yet

Puerto Rico is set to default on more than $400 million of debt repayments this Monday, as its governor says he's chosen to pay for basic services instead. The US island territory has been lobbying Congress for the right to declare bankruptcy as it struggles with more than $70 billion in debt. Also today, a new boss has been selected for Air France-KLM.

By Stephen CARROLL

Archives

2017-12-13 Facebook

Facebook to pay taxes where it earns advertising revenue

Facebook is to change the way it reports its earnings, so that advertising revenue will be booked in the country where it's generated. The move will be a change from the current...

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2017-12-12 climate

What is green finance?

As world leaders gather in Paris for the One Planet Summit, we look at the key issue of green finance, and how private companies are being encouraged to invest in...

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2017-12-11 WTO

WTO meets in Buenos Aires under cloud of US protectionism

The World Trade Organization's top decision-making body is meeting in Buenos Aires, under the cloud of a protectionist US administration. Also today: Bitcoin futures start...

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2017-12-08 US Congress

US government avoids shutdown with temporary funding bill

A US startup is getting closer to bringing back supersonic passenger air travel. Also on the show: The US Congress delays a possible government shutdown with a stopgap funding...

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2017-12-07 Bitcoin

Bitcoin continues record-breaking surge

Bitcoin is continuing its meteoric rise to new heights and new records. Just how high can the virtual currency go? And what are the risks of buying it? We speak to Craig Erlam,...

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