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French cuisine gets cheaper

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The French government has agreed to lower the tax charged at cafes and restaurants, with the aim of making eating out cheaper in the midst of a recession.

It is hoped that, in return for the cut, restaurants will slash their prices so customers can also reap the benefit.

Emma Jane Kirby reports from Paris.

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