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Latest update : 2018-04-16

Canadian PM Trudeau visits France, aiming to boost trade ties

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a two-day visit to France. He's meeting President Emmanuel Macron and is also scheduled to address parliament. On the agenda: boosting trade ties between the two countries, on the back of Canada's landmark CETA Free Trade Agreement signed with the European Union last year. Also today: ad king Martin Sorrell's sudden resignation as head of WPP over alleged misconduct leaves the world's biggest advertising firm at a crossroads.

By Yuka ROYER

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2018-06-20 Stephen CARROLL

Washington DC votes to raise minimum wage for waiting staff

Voters in the United States capital have approved an increase in the minimum wage for workers that receive tips, despite opposition from many within the industry. The change will...

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2018-06-19 Stephen CARROLL

Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

Global markets have tumbled after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, the latest tit-for-tat move in the months-long trade dispute...

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2018-06-18 Yuka ROYER

Ex-Carrefour boss urged to give up €13 million retirement package

French supermarket giant Carrefour is facing criticism over pay - not for its employees but for its former CEO Georges Plassat. He stepped down in July 2017 and his €13 million...

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2018-06-15 Yuka ROYER

US set to announce tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a list of Chinese goods to target with a 25% duty later this Friday, setting the stage for a major escalation in trade tensions....

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2018-06-14 Yuka ROYER

Comcast makes $65 billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox

A media merger frenzy is taking hold in the United States. Hot on the heels of a federal court's decision to allow AT&T to buy Time Warner, Comcast has made a $65 billion...

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