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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-02-18

British business community divided over possible 'Brexit'

It was the voice of business that helped keep Britain in the EU bloc in 1975, the last time a referendum on the issue was held. Prime Minister David Cameron is hoping that the business community will rally round again and back his bid to keep Britain in a reformed EU. But the landscape is very different this time around: the business community is divided and support for a "Brexit" is rising.

Our UK correspondents travelled to Coventry, Birmingham and London to ask leaders of small, medium and large companies what impact they believe a "Brexit" would have on their businesses and on the wider economy.

A programme prepared by Yong Chim and Laura Burloux

By Hervé AMORIC , Lucy FIELDER

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2018-09-18 Focus

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2018-09-17 Focus

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On September 13, Spanish lawmakers approved a controversial decree to exhume the remains of the late dictator Francisco Franco. He is buried at a giant basilica near Madrid which...

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2018-09-14 Focus

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2018-09-13 Focus

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2018-09-12 Focus

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Venezuela's severe economic crisis has forced 1.5 million people to leave the country since 2015. Securing an appointment to obtain or renew a passport can take months, so entire...

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