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Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

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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 : 2017-11-01

Republicans delay announcement of US tax reform plan

Republicans in the US House of Representatives have delayed the announcement of their new tax plan until Thursday, as final details are worked out. The reform will be the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years. Also today: a leading UK economic forecaster has calculated how much Brexit has cost British households.

By Stephen CARROLL

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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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2018-01-09 World Bank

World Bank warns of risks to future growth

What's in store for the global economy in 2018? The World Bank forecasts greater expansion, but also several risks that could derail growth in the longer term. Ayhan Kose,...

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