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French authorities fight to keep Bridgestone from closing plant

French authorities are scrambling to save jobs in northern France.
French authorities are scrambling to save jobs in northern France. © FRANCE 24

French politicians and unions hope to convince Japanese tyremaker Bridgestone to reconsider its decision to close its factory in northern France, which employs over 850 workers. Also, uncertainty still looms over streaming app TikTok's future in the US, despite a last-minute deal involving Oracle and Walmart.