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WBR: US concern over UK helping new Asian bank 13 Mar 15

March 13th, 2015

Episode 250 of 1091 episodes

The British Government claims its decision to join a new Asian infrastructure investment bank creates an unrivalled opportunity for the UK and Asia to invest and grow together. Are measures to tackle climate change working better than the world thought? Emissions of greenhouse gases stalled last year according to the International Energy Agency even though the global economy kept expanding. And one of the biggest events in European horse racing, the Cheltenham Festival, has come to an end today. Over the last four days a record number of people have attended the racing in the provincial English town, many of them from Ireland. We get a flavour of the sporting occasion that is becoming big business.

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