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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-04-06

Amazon founder invests $1bn a year in space venture

The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, says he's selling $1 billion of shares in the online retailer every year to fund his rocket venture Blue Origin. The company is planning to launch 11-minute space rides from next year. Also today, is Donald Trump preparing for bad news with his latest tweet on jobs?

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-01-16 tourism

Spain set to overtake US in tourism rankings

Spain is set to overtake the United States in global tourism rankings, according to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organization. We take a look at how the industry is...

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2018-01-15 Detroit

Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

The Detroit Motor Show has kicked off with US carmakers showcasing what they do best: trucks and SUVs. The trade fair comes after the US car industry last year saw its first drop...

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2018-01-12 Dairy

French contaminated baby milk scandal widens

French dairy giant Lactalis is under fire after the discovery that its baby milk formula continued to be sold after a December recall over concerns it could be contaminated with...

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2018-01-11 technology

Batteries anyone? Power cut hits Las Vegas tech show

The world's biggest consumer technology show, CES, suffered a two-hour blackout on Wednesday after a transformer was damaged by heavy rainfall in Las Vegas. We also look at some...

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2018-01-10 Bitcoin

Kodak's shares soar on cryptocurrency plan

Shares in the photo firm Kodak jumped by almost 120% after it announced a new business venture into cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. It's a bold move for the firm,...

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