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WBR: Petrobras Boss Steps Down Amidst Corruption Scandal

February 4th, 2015

Episode 197 of 860 episodes

A corruption scandal forces a boardroom clear out at Brazilian energy giant, Petrobras. BBC South American Business Correspondent Daniel Gallas assesses how much damage is being done to Brazil's international reputation. Also in the programme, the head of the worldwide Anglican communion, himself a former oil industry executive, has urged companies to pay their fair share of taxes. Our business editor Kamal Ahmed talks to Archbishop Justin Welby. Plus Rahul Tandon has a report about homeopathy in India, where the government ministry for alternative medicines is seeking a sixfold hike in its budget, and homeopathy is fast becoming an important part of India's growing medical industry. And as the US singer Taylor Swift tries to trademark her lyrics, we talk to singer Ben Norton, who is not impressed with Swift's move and is recording a protest song based on some of her lyrics, and get legal analysis from Jenny Afia at the law firm Schillings.