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South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla on his 'urban African folk'

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Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

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Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

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The dictator hunter: Reed Brody on bringing despots to justice

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France explores alternatives to prison

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-01-25

Davos 2018: Blockchain frenzy hits global elite

Along with geopolitics and business, technological developments are high on the agenda at the World Economic Forum. The possibilities and risks linked to blockchain are sparking debate. Sheila Warren, head of blockchain technology at the WEF, explains what the fuss is all about, and why the future of bitcoin is far from certain.

By Kate MOODY

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2018-10-17 The Business Chronicle

US tops list of most competitive economies

The United States has come out on top of the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, knocking Switzerland into fourth place. Have Donald Trump's policies helped its...

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2018-10-16 The Business Chronicle

'Personal computing would not have existed without him': Paul Allen dies aged 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at the age of 65. Allen left the software giant in 1983, and had since gone on to invest in the arts, sport and...

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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2018-10-12 The Business Chronicle

Trump doubles down on criticism of 'loco' Fed policy

Asian and European markets are in recovery mode after a global rout. US stocks saw two days of intense sell-offs, caused by concern over interest rates and trade disputes. US...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Global markets continue to tumble as fears spread

Global markets continued to fall on Thursday, as stocks saw their steepest drops in months. Jasper Lawler of the London Capital Group gives us his perspective on the selloff, and...

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