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The week ahead: China's restless millions

July 8th, 2016

Episode 733 of 944 episodes

The battle for Downing Street hots up in Britain as the race for Tory leader is whittled down to two. As China's middle class gets bigger and richer, they pose a growing threat to the ruling Communist Party. Finally, Zimbabwe wants a $1 billion bail-out from the IMF. Our Africa editor thinks they shouldn't get it. Christopher Lockwood hosts.

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