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Is France sending mixed signals on AI?

The French government has shown its ambition to become a global leader in artificial intelligence, but experts fear its proposal to limit foreign investment in some new technologies could derail these efforts. Cécile Sourbes reports. 

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France ponders difficult decisions over Chinese FDI

Since his election, president Emmanuel Macron has been on a mission to better control Chinese FDI in France. But doing so without threatening investors is a tricky balancing act, as Cécile Sourbes finds.

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Hauts-de-France extends hand of friendship to Brexit-bound UK

In the run up to the UK leaving the EU in 2019, the French region of Hauts-de-France is positioning itself as a top destination for UK companies. But unlike others in Europe, it favours fostering two-way arrangements, as Cécile Sourbes reports.

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Macron looks to make life simpler for SMEs

France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, was elected with a mandate to deliver change to the country. He is now attempting to do that by simplifying its labour laws in order to assist SMEs. Cécile Sourbes looks at the precarious road these reforms have taken.

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French cities eye potential Brexit spoils

More than six months after the Brexit referendum, the precise conditions under which the UK will leave the EU remain unknown. This has not deterred France from going after new business opportunities, however, and investment agencies around the country are working on plans to attract more UK-based companies. Cecile Sourbes reports. 

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