The financial cost of conflict

As western forces bomb Libya, we explore the financial cost of war. How much is the coalition spending and can the countries involved afford it?

Plus the BBC's Duncan Bartlett reports from Tokyo on how the business community coped in the aftermath of the earthquake.

Plus presenter Justin Rowlatt also visits Beijing to find out how owning a property helps men find a wife. He hears how spiralling property prices could fuel social tensions.

And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway tells us why we should stop promoting people on merit.

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Sun 27 Mar 2011 18:32 GMT