1 October 2014 Last updated at 10:32 ET

France to shrink deficit by 2017Michel Sapin

The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.


Man holding US dollarsUS dollar rally 'has years to go'

The US dollar continued its rally on Wednesday, hovering near a four-year high against major currencies, and analysts say there is more to come.

Brompton Bicycle factoryEurozone woes hit UK manufacturing

The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and weakness in the eurozone, a survey indicates.

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