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Champions du monde! What a World Cup win means for France

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UN warns of 'conspiracy of complacency' in fighting HIV/AIDS

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'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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Film show: Why we love 'Ant-man and the Wasp'

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Brussels to slap $5 billion fine on Google

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TALKING EUROPE

Eurogroup chief Centeno: 'We need to put an end to what seems to be a trade war in the making'

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Gender questions take centre stage at Avignon’s theatre festival

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EYE ON AFRICA

Mandela commemorations: Barack Obama honours Madiba's legacy

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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 : 2017-03-16

Markets breathe sigh of relief after Fed interest rate hike

Global markets are up after the US Federal Reserve announces its third interest rate hike in a decade. Also today: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) members meet in Chile, but without the US. Will China emerge as a new regional trade leader?

By Anca ULEA

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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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