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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-05-10

Let it spoil: Moroccans lead boycott over high milk, fuel prices

An unprecedented boycott campaign targeting three major producers of bottled water, gasoline and dairy products has lit up social networks in Morocco. The groups are accused of maintaining monopolies in their sectors - and pushing prices to artificially high and unsustainable levels. The organisers of the campaign remain anonymous, but the pace at which public support has spread has caught authorities off guard. Our team on the ground reports.

Also in this programme: as strike-hit national carrier Air France tries to forge a future for itself, we look at how new players are shaping Europe's airline industry.

And we meet the owners of one of the Loire Valley's most famous chateaux - and see how the day-to-day operations are just as much business as pleasure.

By Kate MOODY , Bryan QUINN , Sara DOUBLIER , Jean-Marie LEMAIRE , Julia KIM , Farah BOUCHERAK

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2018-09-20 People & Profit

Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

A report from the World Economic Forum says that by 2025, half of all workplace tasks could be done by robots. So how should we rethink the way we work? Some employers like Jason...

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2018-09-13 People & Profit

Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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2018-09-06 People & Profit

Peso pressure: Argentina faces new economic crisis

What went wrong in Argentina? The peso has lost half of its value against the dollar this year - and the government's been forced to slash spending and impose new taxes in an...

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2018-08-30 People & Profit

French business & Brexit: Scottish minister tries to reassure French entrepreneurs

This week, we're with France's business leaders at the annual meeting of the country’s biggest employers' federation, Medef. In this show we'll talk about the spectre of Brexit...

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2018-07-19 People & Profit

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

The countdown is on as Greece prepares to exit its third bailout programme. But what state are its finances really in - and what challenges lie ahead? Kate Moody speaks to Craig...

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