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Finland Protests Over Austerity

September 18th, 2015

Episode 495 of 1091 episodes

Thousands have protested in Helsinki voicing opposition to planned austerity measures. Tuomas Niskakangas, a journalist at Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, explains why some Finns are against the cuts. How do you build an airplane? We go inside the enormous Seattle factory where Boeing 737 Dreamliner jets are put together from six million parts. And the iconic British music magazine New Musical Express has reacted to falling sales by deciding to give away copies for free. The NME, which was at the forefront of rock music trends for decades, will be supported in future by advertising revenues. We have a report on the changing face of music publications.

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