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WBR: Tesco woes continue 23 Oct 14

October 23rd, 2014

Episode 54 of 1091 episodes

As Tesco's chairman, Sir Richard Broadbent, resigns in the face of worse than forecast profits and falling sales, we ask what has led to the global retail giant's decline. Also, European leaders meet in Brussels in an attempt to reach a deal to combat climate change. Will they side with renewables, or coal? Most of the countries meant to be clamping down on corruption and bribery are doing next to nothing, according to Transparency International. Plus, India hs the second largest population of Muslims in the world and is a growing consumer society, yet religious women who want to wear make-up have struggled to find products that suit their faith. Now though, India's first halal cosmetics brand has been launched to meet that demand.

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