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Beer Giants Agree Takeover Terms

October 13th, 2015

Episode 517 of 900 episodes

AB InBev and SABMiller are set to merge after an increased takeover offer from AB InBev. Beer sommelier Jane Peyton tells us whether it's likely to be a match made in heaven. The Irish finance minister claims there will be no more boom and bust. The BBC's Diarmaid Fleming meets those still hurt by the austerity of the last few years. Also in the programme, Dutch investigators have released a report into the air disaster which saw flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine. David Kaminski-Morrow from Flight Global tells us what lessons the global aviation industry has learned. Plus we hear from the women in the tech industry celebrating the world's first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, who was born two centuries ago.

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