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Theresa May soldiers on; Israel political turmoil; France fuel protests

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'New right', old ideas? A closer look at the far right in Germany

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Art Deco: France's love affair with the Roaring Twenties

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India's vanishing women workers

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Reporters: An outside view of France's Fifth Republic

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Audrey Tang: A hacker-turned-minister in Taiwan

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The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

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Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

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 : 2018-10-18

A pretty picture: Investing in the booming contemporary art market

The international contemporary art fair FIAC is taking place in Paris. Works by some 1,500 artists are on show to 75,000 potential buyers at the Grand Palais. After the recent turmoil on the stock markets, is art a good place to put your money? We speak to expert Paul Nyzam from auction house Christie's.

Also in this programme:

Deals are brewing in the coffee world

For some, coffee is the best part of waking up, but it's also a massive industry that's undergone big changes in recent years. Kate Moody has been counting the beans for us.

French charity helps jobseekers to interview success

Plus we meet the volunteers of "Cravate solidaire", a French charity that gives unemployed people a helping hand preparing for job interviews.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK

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Paul NYZAM

Head of evening sales, Christie's

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2018-11-15 People & Profit

What does the future hold for the oil market?

French motorists are unhappy with the rising cost of fuel and have called for the government to do something about it. But we could be looking at continued price turmoil in years...

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2018-11-08 People & Profit

Tech's tough year: How have recent scandals changed the industry?

Some of the biggest names in technology have gathered in Portugal for the annual Web Summit. After a nightmare year of data breach scandals and new regulations, what has the...

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2018-11-01 People & Profit

How will Trumponomics impact the US midterm elections?

Consumer spending is up, unemployment is down and jobs are being created across the United States. But is it thanks to Trump's economic policies or is the US president taking...

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2018-10-25 People & Profit

Talking trade: Is there any hope for a US-China reconciliation?

How long will the trade war between China and the United States last? Stephen Carroll talks to Arancha Gonzales, the executive director of the International Trade Centre - a...

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