Has the UK overtaken France in global economic rankings?
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The French newspaper Le Figaro has today published figures that say the UK overtook France as the world’s fifth-largest economy in 2014. The change won’t be confirmed until GDP figures are published for the whole of 2014, but it would be embarrassing for the French president, who just days ago made reference to his country’s ranking in his New Year’s address. Also today – why McDonald’s customers in Venezeula aren’t happy with their Happy Meals.