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French feathers ruffled by Barroso's new job

French officials are calling foul after José Manuel Barroso accepted a position as a Brexit adviser at Goldman Sachs. The former EU Commission chief's move to the private sector falls within the legal timeframe, but could it further damage the EU's already tarnished image? Plus, the Bank of England considers cutting interest rates, and Paris defends its Bastille Day fireworks budget.