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WBR: EU vote to 'break up' Google 26 Nov 14

November 26th, 2014

Episode 101 of 892 episodes

The European Parliament is set to vote on a proposal to break up Google to reduce its online dominance, splitting its search function from its other products and services. We talk to one of the MEPs behind the proposals, and an opponent from a US tech industry association. Also as oil prices tumble ahead of Thursday's keenly-watched OPEC meeting we ask why the people of India - one of the world's biggest oil importers - are failing to feel the benefits. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announces a 300bn-euro plan to attach "jump leads" to Europe's misfiring economic motor. And we pay tribute to former World Business Report presenter Sally Hardcastle, who has died at the age of 69.

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