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WBR: Greek Opposition Looking Poised to Win Election 12 Jan 15

January 12th, 2015

Episode 163 of 1091 episodes

If that happens, there are warnings Greece might be forced out of the eurozone, as the party looking to win favours anti-austerity. We assess what it would mean for the stability of Europe with Dimitris Kottardis, political editor at leading Athens TV station ANT1, and Hugo Dixon from Reuters Breaking Views. Also in the programme, President Obama is proposing tougher laws to protect US consumer data. BBC technology reporter Dave Lee has all the details. Plus, 2014 was the year of the recall for carmakers, with more than 60 million - a record - worldwide. We have a special report on the state of the car industry by Samira Hussein at Detroit's International Auto Show. And has your patience with management speak timed out? Well you're not alone, according to our regular commentator, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times newspaper.

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