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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:37pmItaly's prime minister proposes a new package to boost jobs. We analyse Matteo Renzi's reforms and their impact on the economy. Also as the US looks to tighten sanctions on Russia to discourage its involvement in Ukraine, Irwin Stelzer at the Hudson Institute tells us why some big US corporations are advising their government to tread carefully. It's been 30 years since the bitter, year-long miners' strike in the UK which changed the industrial landscape of Britain. The BBC's Len Tingle tells us about the lives of those affected, and how the mining regions look now. Finally, do we all need to teach mathematics like the Chinese?
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:30pmWe get the latest from the US financial markets with Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:00pmAs British investigators look into claims that rogue traders in London conspired to rig benchmark exchange rates, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney has denied reports that the central bank turned a blind eye to wrongdoing. But, speaking before a British parliamentary committee he did agree to conduct a root and branch review into the way it monitors markets. We hear from two of the MPs who were listening to his testimony. Plus, it's three years since a tsunami hit the coast of Japan, causing widespread destruction and a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Now the prime minister Shinzo Abe wants to restart the country's reactors. And we hear from the company that wants to make you immortal - online
Monday, March 10, 2014 5:30pmNigerian President Goodluck Jonathan performs the groundbreaking ceremony for a new bridge over the mighty Niger river. And we get the latest on Wall Street from Chris Low of FTN Financial in New York.
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:00pmTwo of the global giants in the banana world – Fyffes and Chiquita - are about to merge into a banana behemoth. We explore what it will mean for consumers and banana producers. Also today, a giant of football Ulli Hoeness - the President of Bayern Munich Football Club- has just been red carded for tax evasion. The BBC’s Susannah Streeter visits a UK project helping former drug addicts get back into employment and regular commentator Lucy Kellaway tackles the theme of ‘humiliation in the workplace’.