16 During the last election campaign, the French President Jacques Chirac promised he would slash value added tax on restaurant meals, to provide a boost for this crucial sector of the economy.
17 And it appears that in many cases, being a hateful bigot is a boost to your chances of being elected.
18 Swearing on the job can reduce stress and boost employee morale, a British study has found.
19 The social media rampage is a big boost for social networks, giving the insight of interactivity abilities within social networks.
20 The underlying objective is to make international commerce easier and cheaper and to boost incomes around the world.
21 The tax cuts won't do what they are meant to do - to provide a boost to the economy which is recovering rather erratically after a recession in 2001.
22 The contrast with nearby countries is stark; Sweden and Finland, although not even members of NATO, are working hard to boost their defences and galvanise their people by issued leaflets.
23 Abe's long-held dream to change the pacifist constitution got a big boost today as conservative coalition won a crucial 2/3 majority in a snap election.
24 I'm not sure which is more implausible, the notion that people would ever get blasé about a 40-foot-high, formerly extinct reptile or that a theme park would try to boost its revenue in such a wildly risky way.
25 France's Vincent Lindon took the best actor prize for his portrayal in Stéphane Brizé's film "La Loi du Marché" (The Measure of a Man) of a floorwalker in a supermarket that has a secret plan to get rid of employees to boost the bottom line.
26 Mexico has captured the country's most wanted drug lord still at large, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, police said on Friday, in a boost for President Enrique Pena Nieto as he grapples with grisly gang violence.
27 A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.
28 Multiply $400 times 8 million and you get a pop of $3.2 billion, which is enough to boost the annualized growth rate of the economy by one-third of a percentage point.
29 The government said it will announce measures in the next three months aimed at boosting investment in stocks.
30 And by boosting economic prosperity in Mexico, Canada and the United States, it will help us move forward on issues that concern all of us.