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Latest update : 2014-07-07

Merkel in China to boost economic ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on her seventh official visit to China, and it's all about business. The two countries are among the world's largest exporters and are looking to strengthen economic ties. Meanwhile, French President François Hollande hopes to tackle record unemployment as he prepares for his third annual so-called social conference, a summit of business leaders and trade unions.

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2014-11-25 Christmas

Who makes money from France's Christmas markets?

The tradition of Christmas markets in France dates back to 1570 in the eastern city of Strasbourg. They're big moneyspinners now, with 15 million visitors expected at the market...

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2014-11-25 European Commission

Juncker’s EU growth plan faces challenges

The European Commission will this Tuesday agree on the details of the €300 billion plan designed to boost growth in the EU. Critics say the seed funding of around €30 billion...

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2014-11-24 François Hollande

Hollande's industrial policy under scrutiny during Florange visit

French President François Hollande is facing scrutiny of his industrial policy during his annual visit to the eastern town of Florange. Unions say the president betrayed a...

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2014-11-21 banking

UK dealt a blow in fight over banker bonus caps

We find out why the UK has given up on its fight with the EU over caps to banker bonuses. Plus, France’s Economy Minister signals the French 35-hour working week needs more...

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2014-11-20 France

The business behind Beaujolais Nouveau

It’s one of the biggest dates in the French wine calendar - the launch of Beaujolais Nouveau. Parties to celebrate the release of this year’s batch take place all over the world,...

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