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Workers concerned about jobs after Alstom-Siemens merger

Workers at the French train builder Alstom have expressed concern over the future of their jobs after a merger deal was agreed with Siemens which will see the German firm take a majority stake. The French finance minister says it's a good deal, and that French jobs will be protected. Also today, the Canadian and British governments criticise US plans to place a massive import levy on Bombardier aircraft.