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The Best of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes 2018: and the Palme d’or goes to....

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Cannes 2018: Lebanese film 'Capharnaum' wows critics

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EYE ON AFRICA

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: vaccinations to start on Sunday

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MEDIAWATCH

The Royal wedding: Pomp & controversy

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Cannes 2018: John Travolta brings the mob to the red carpet

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Summit or No Summit: North Korea angry over military drill

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DOWN TO EARTH

Could thawing permafrost unleash long-gone deadly viruses?

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

French and noble in 2018: What remains of France's aristocracy?

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-02-10

De-regulating Wall Street: The beginning of the end for Dodd-Frank reforms

Donald Trump is following through on a campaign promise to begin dismantling the Dodd-Frank act. They were reforms designed to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. But the US president believes they're hurting business and has ordered that they be reviewed. Also in this programme, we talk to the co-founder of Qwant, the French search engine that just raised millions in new funding. Will it ever be able to rival Google? Plus, we look at Sweden's experiment with a six-hour working day.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK

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Jean-Manuel ROZAN

Co-founder and Vice President of Qwant

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2018-05-16 Facebook

The ABCs of GDPR: New EU regulations aim to protect individuals' privacy

The EU is set to bring in a raft of new data regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - aims to give consumers more control over their personal information....

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2018-05-09 Morocco

Let it spoil: Moroccans lead boycott over high milk, fuel prices

An unprecedented boycott campaign targeting three major producers of bottled water, gasoline and dairy products has lit up social networks in Morocco. The groups are accused of...

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2018-05-03 Emmanuel Macron

A year in the Élysée: Has Macron changed France's economy?

In May 2017, Emmanuel Macron became the youngest president in French history after a stunning victory at the polls. Kate Moody asks French economist Frédéric Farah how the French...

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2018-04-25 economy

Is GDP the best way to measure an economy?

What is the best way to measure a country's economic health? We look at the alternatives to GDP with Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz, head of the Future of Economic Progress at the...

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2018-04-18 work

The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

As technology revolutionises the workplace and robots replace more and more human workers, what will hiring and firing be like in the future? Stephen Carroll talks to former HR...

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