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  5. July 24, 2014

    Corporatism not capitalism is to blame for inequality

    Lethargic growth, depressed employment, widespread job dissatisfaction and staggering debt – such is life in a western world...

  6. July 24, 2014

    Peugeot and Fiat discussed merger

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  7. July 24, 2014

    François Hollande’s mood frays over stalled economy

    François Hollande is known for his bonhomie, his wisecracks – and a relentless optimism in the face of adversity. But for...

  8. July 23, 2014

    A place in the sun – but don’t get burnt

    The market for holiday homes is back. From apartments on the Costa del Sol and villas on the Côte d’Azur to ski chalets in...

  9. July 23, 2014

    France needs support to cancel the misbegotten Mistral sale

    As far as Paris is concerned, Russia’s support of armed proxies in Ukraine and the ensuing destruction of Malaysia Airlines...

  10. July 23, 2014

    François Hollande’s baby steps of reform in France

    No government, rocked by midterm electoral setbacks, finds it easy to press on with economic reforms that squeeze money from...

  11. July 23, 2014

    South Africa deal puts Alstom on right track

    Alstom has said its orders doubled in the first fiscal quarter thanks to a large South African rail contract, as it seeks to...

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    July 23, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

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  13. July 22, 2014

    Britain accused of hypocrisy in Russia sanctions debate

    The head of France’s ruling Socialist party accused Britain’s David Cameron on Tuesday of hypocrisy for urging Paris to...

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    July 22, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - The most powerful economic sanctions of all. - The “sharing” economy — “populated mainly by...

  15. July 22, 2014

    IG Group shares surge on raised dividend

    Shares in IG Group surged more than 8 per cent as the international online trading business unveiled a hefty full-year...

  16. July 22, 2014

    Russia has little to lose from arms embargo

    Two huge French-built Mistral warships Vladivostok and Sevastopol – on order for the Kremlin – have become a potent symbol...

  17. July 22, 2014

    Brussels considers reopening Google antitrust settlement

    Brussels is weighing whether to reopen its draft antitrust settlement with Google, in a move that leaves the carefully...

  18. July 22, 2014

    Publicis eyes new acquisitions to help weather ‘difficult’ year

    Publicis, the French advertising group, is revising its five-year growth plan with a view to accelerate investment and make...

  19. July 22, 2014

    Row erupts over French warship ahead of European sanctions talks

    A dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign...

  20. July 22, 2014

    International growth takes Netflix past 50m subscribers

    Netflix passed through the 50m subscriber barrier in the second quarter as the streaming video subscription operator doubled...

  21. July 21, 2014

    Osborne warns UK on financial impact of Russian sanctions

    George Osborne has warned that Britain must be prepared to take an economic hit under a tougher sanctions regime against...

  22. July 21, 2014

    Forcing Putin to think again

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  23. July 21, 2014

    Paris riots prompt French crackdown on pro-Palestinian protests

    The French government has moved to clamp down on protests against Israel’s military action in Gaza after pro-Palestinian...

  24. July 21, 2014

    MH17 crash: EU divided over severity of Russia sanctions

    Europe’s foreign ministers will meet on Tuesday amid mounting signs anti-Russian hardliners are gaining ground for tougher...

  25. July 20, 2014

    MH17 crash: Putin handed ultimatum over site access

    The aftermath of MH17 crash Western leaders on Sunday night set an ultimatum for Vladimir Putin as the international outcry...

  26. July 20, 2014

    Europe’s carmakers put the champagne on ice as sales inch forward

    The financial charts on Jérôme Stoll’s desk painted a perplexing picture. The green numbers all over Europe’s battered,...

  27. July 19, 2014

    Iran nuclear talks extended for four months

    Iran and six world powers agreed on Friday to a four-month extension to nuclear negotiations after significant gaps remained...

  28. July 17, 2014

    Carmakers cheer 10 months of European sales growth

    Carmakers are cheering 10 months of growth on the bounce for European car sales as new registrations rose 4.5 per cent in...

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    July 17, 2014

    Peachy protest in France

    RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/Getty Images Protesters set fire to crates of peaches from Spanish trucks during a demonstration at a toll...

  30. July 16, 2014

    Avignon Festival, France – review

    Is it the offstage drama? The excitement generated by a new director? Either way, the Avignon Festival is back on fighting...

  31. July 16, 2014

    Royal Mail, TNT Express and FedEx reveal French antitrust probe

    Royal Mail, TNT Express and FedEx have all warned that losses as a result of antitrust investigations by French authorities...

  32. July 15, 2014

    Anglo-French military drone comes closer to reality

    The UK and France have stepped up co-operation on a project that could lead to the two countries developing a military drone...

  33. July 15, 2014

    Hollande in search of that regal touch

    If François Hollande was having difficulty seeing his way out of his troubles he has no excuse now. The French president has...

  34. July 15, 2014

    Swedish industrial bellwether SKF struggles amid cautiousness

    Industrial weakness in western Europe weighed on SKF in the second quarter, as the world’s largest producer of ballbearings...

  35. July 14, 2014

    Iran’s businesses fear more uncertainty as nuclear deadline looms

    Nuclear negotiations between Iran and the world’s six nuclear powers – the US, UK, France Russia, China and Germany – are in...

  36. July 11, 2014

    Fortunes of wealthiest French keep growing

    An annual survey of France’s 500 wealthiest individuals and families published this week showed their fortunes grew 15 per...

  37. July 11, 2014

    Chart that tells a story . . . financial literacy

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  38. July 11, 2014

    Photography at the Rencontres d’Arles festival

    Les Rencontres d’Arles’s thoughtful mood There is a suspenseful lull in the Rencontres, the annual festival of photography...

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