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Former Barclays Executives Charged With Fraud

June 20th, 2017

Episode 1070 of 1091 episodes

The charges relate to Barclays' fundraising during the 2008 financial crisis. We get the latest from Nina Trentmann of the Wall Street Journal. Also in the programme, the UK finance minister Philip Hammond has talked of a need for a 'smooth' Brexit. Our economic commentator Roger Bootle of Capital Economics tells us what that might involve. Amid a shortage of food in Venezuela, the BBC's Vladimir Hernandez explains how serious the country's hunger crisis is. BBC business reporter Theo Leggett brings us all the latest developments from this year's Paris Air Show. Plus the BBC's George Thomas reports on a warning from Kew Gardens that climate change could impact coffee growers around the world. (Picture: A Barclays logo. Picture credit: Getty Images.)

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