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WBR: Greece's new government promises a better future 26 Jan 15

January 26th, 2015

Episode 183 of 1091 episodes

But will the country really be able to renegotiate how much debt it has to pay back? The BBC's Adam Kirtley takes the temperature on the streets of Athens, and we have analysis from our regular economic commentator, Roger Bootle. Also in the programme, virtual currencies are moving away from the so-called "dark web", with the launch today of the first licensed Bitcoin exchange in the US. Our technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones brings us up to speed. Plus, have you ever been short of cash when the only toilets around charge a fee? A new website - Air P and P - aims to help people find a convenient bathroom facility. We find out more from its founder Travis Laurendine. And Lucy Kellaway asks what prevents us from quitting our jobs and trying something completely different..?

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