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WBR: World Economic Forum 2015 gets under way 21 Jan 15

January 21st, 2015

Episode 177 of 900 episodes

World economic leaders converging on Davos have the future of the Euro on their minds. Greece holds its general election this weekend. We talk to representatives of the two main parties, and hear from some of those who have endured the consequences of austerity since 2008. Also in the programme, the British music identifying phone app Shazam is now valued at a billion dollars. We hear from its chief executive, Andrew Fisher.

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