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Theresa May to become UK Prime Minister this week

July 11th, 2016

Episode 771 of 1091 episodes

Mrs May will have responsibility for negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. Roger Bootle from Capital Economics talks us through her options. Also in the programme, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won an election for the country's upper house of parliament. Yoko Ishikura of Hitosubashi University tells us it's a boost for his famed Abenomics economic policy. The BBC's Theo Leggett is at the Farnborough Airshow in England, where the British government has said it will buy dozens of Boeing attack helicopters. Nintendo's launch into augmented reality has seen its share price soar as Pokemon fans go in search of virtual characters around the globe. Stuart Miles from the Pocket Lint website explains how the popular app actually works. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times, spells out the basic rules of corporate rebranding. (Picture: Theresa May. Picture credit: Getty Images / AFP.)

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