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28th Jun 2017

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UK tourism booming after fall in pound

June's Brexit vote has boosted UK tourism, reports the BBC. This comes after the pound dropped about 13% against the dollar and 10% against the euro, since the referendum, with 4.3% more planned UK flights over summer, compared to last year. Meanwhile; terrorist attacks saw French tourism down 10% in July this year, leaving Paris hotels only one-third full, tourism minister Matthias Fekl told Journal du Dimanche.

EU fines Google €2.4 bn over online shopping

Brussels says Google has abused a near-monopoly position in online searches to favour its shopping service, but the US company said Brussels cannot prove the charges.

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