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Hedge funds profit from crisis

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 31 October 2011

Hedge funds plan to make big profits from the eurozone crisis, with the bill being footed by taxpayers. The BBC's Michael Robinson reports from Athens.

Plus as the world's population reaches seven billion, Lesley Curwen talks to David Satterthwaite, Senior Fellow at the International Institute of Environment and Development about whether cities can cope with unfettered growth.

And Lucy Kellaway from the Financial Times takes a sideways look at the British supermarket boss who has expressed his 'love' for his staff and his desire to embrace them.



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