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WBR: UN co-ordinates relief effort in Nepal 28 Apr 15

April 28th, 2015

Episode 309 of 1091 episodes

As rescuers struggle to reach villages hit by the earthquake in Nepal we talk to Jens Laerke from the UN team trying to co-ordinate the international relief effort. The US President Barack Obama has called the state visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 'a celebration of the ties of friendship'. The BBC's chief business correspondent Linda Yueh tells us what the two leaders hope to gain from their time together. Google admits it's made mistakes in dealing with newspapers - but promises to make ammends. As UK GDP growth slows, the BBC's Steph McGovern reports from one production line, where they are confident that demand is growing. And Matt Wells reports from the US on why the era of retirement might be over.

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