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Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.


The Death of Gypsy Music

March 7th, 2015

Episode 668 of 867 episodes

The best in news and current affairs story-telling. In this edition, the music which once provided the soundtrack to life in eastern and central Europe is fading into history, Nick Thorpe; a despatch by Fergal Keane from the Ukrainian city reduced to rubble by shelling; the Indian tea business hit by scandal and reports that workers face routine abuse, Humphrey Hawksley; Stephen Sackur's been to the Philippines to see how its economy is coping with a rapidly growing population and Heather Simons is on the island of Komodo in Indonesia, getting up close to the world's largest venomous reptile.

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