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WBR: Deal to end Nigeria fuel crisis 25 May 15

May 25th, 2015

Episode 354 of 901 episodes

Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the country's crippling fuel crisis. Shortages have caused enormous disruption to Africa's largest economy, as we hear from the BBC's Chris Ewokor in Abuja. Norwich City have won probably the single most lucrative match in world football with promotion to the Premier League - we find out how many millions they can expect. The boss of InterContinental Hotels Group, Richard Solomons, tells us about the company's 'made-for-China' hotels, and his thoughts on the angry reaction to the firm opening a luxury hotel in Tibet last year. We hear about the advert for a pre-school that sparked upset in Hong Kong, and how children as young as 6 months are being trained for kindergarten interviews. And has 3D printing lived up to the wild expectations of the past few years? Theo Leggett has been finding out.

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