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IOM chief: 'Migrants are the quintessential agents of development'

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Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

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Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

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Actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault, but is it just 'revenge porn'?

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Calais, a no-man's land for migrants

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Macron on migration: Humanity or closed-border policy?

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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 : 2017-11-28

Société Générale to cut 900 more jobs as it closes branches across France

French banking group Société Générale is cutting hundreds more jobs as it closes retail branches across France. The move is part of a three-year restructuring plan at the lender as more customers move to online banking. Also on today’s show, we look at a plan by local French politicians to introduce a form of universal basic income.

By Stephen CARROLL

Archives

2018-01-17 Bitcoin

Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

The value of Bitcoin has tumbled by more than ten percent so far this week, as investors fear increased regulation in China and South Korea. Also today, a warning of a slowdown...

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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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