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Military pressures Robert Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates Lebanon crisis

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France raises a glass to tourism

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France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

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Hear me roar: The growing economic power of older women

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The future of surgery

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The tiny parasite threatening your salmon sushi

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Director Joachim Trier: True horror is a 'lack of self-acceptance'

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France's Vézère Valley, a slice of prehistoric life

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US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

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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 : 2017-11-09

Trump, China's Xi attend signing ceremony for huge business deals

Donald Trump says he blames his predecessors, not China, for the $350 billion annual US trade deficit with Beijing. Alongside his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Trump attended the signing of a raft of business deals worth a quarter of a trillion dollars. Also today: the EU outlines tougher CO2 emissions limits for cars. Finally, a bumpy start for a driverless shuttle in Las Vegas.

By Yuka ROYER

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2017-11-17 Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would slash taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over the next decade. The Senate is expected to vote on its version of...

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2017-11-16 telecommunication

Media giant Altice to hold off on acquisitions amid debt woes

In this business update we look at debt-ridden media and telecoms group Altice, led by French billionaire Patrick Drahi (pictured). It's been forced to hold off on further...

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2017-11-15 Airbus

Airbus announces record order worth $50bn

Airbus has announced its biggest-ever single order of 430 planes, worth $49.5 billion. The aircraft have been ordered by the US investment firm Indigo Partners, and will be...

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2017-11-14 Venezuela

Venezuela defaults on interest payments

Venezuela has been declared in default by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's, after missing a deadline for two interest payments worth $200m. The news came after Caracas called...

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2017-11-13 Venezuela

On the verge of default, Caracas summons creditors

It has a debt pile of $150 billion, and dwindling reserves in its state coffers... is Venezuela about to default? And what could that mean for its struggling population? We get...

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