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'Ortega, enough!'

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Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tears and champagne as commercial flights resume between Ethiopia and Eritrea

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THE INTERVIEW

UN warns of 'conspiracy of complacency' in fighting HIV

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MEDIAWATCH

Nicaragua: Another descent into dictatorship?

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THE DEBATE

Nicaragua's boiling point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

What the World Cup win means for France

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

'Nation-state' bill sparks controversy in Israel

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Young women in China go under the knife to improve job prospects

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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 : 2017-10-03

Gunmakers' shares rise after Las Vegas attack

Shares in gun manufacturers rose in trading on Monday, after the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Such stock moves often follow these types of events in the United States, over an expected increase in demand for weapons. Also today, French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting workers at a factory that was threatened with closure, but has now found a buyer.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-07-18 Catherine BENNETT

Brussels to slap $5 billion fine on Google

The European Commission is expected to slap Google with a $5 billion fine, saying that the search engine abused its power by freezing out rivals from its Android mobile phone...

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2018-07-17 Catherine BENNETT

UK looks to calm Brexit fears at Farnborough Airshow

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to restore confidence in the UK's aerospace industry ahead of Brexit by announcing millions of pounds worth of investments in...

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2018-07-16 Catherine BENNETT

FIFA takes home revenue of over €5 billion from World Cup

FIFA's revenue from the 2018 World Cup has reached €5 billion ($6 billion), which is 25 percent more than in 2014. Meanwhile, France's finance minister says the country's win is...

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2018-07-13 Bryan QUINN

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay out $4.7 billion in talc cancer case

US pharmaceutical and consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson is hit with a massive judgment in a civil suit over its iconic talcum powder. Also today, China's latest figures show...

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2018-07-12 Business

Irish Ryanair pilots walk out over low pay, poor working conditions

Some 30 Ryanair flights have been cancelled this Thursday as the low-cost carrier sees its first industrial action since recognising unions in December. Ryanair's Irish pilots...

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