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Trump planning $2.4bn tariffs on French wine, cheese and handbags in new trade war

 Donald Trump’s administration has announced plans to charge tariffs on $2.4bn (£1 9bn) worth of French imports – including Roquefort cheese, handbags, lipstick and champagne – in retaliation for France’s tax on American tech giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook  The Office of the US Trade Representative claimed France’s new digital services tax discriminated