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The looming sequester

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 February 2013

The US braces for $85bn in budget cuts, also known as the sequester. We ask American business people how the cuts, which come into effect on Friday, will affect them.

In Greece, the city of Thessaloniki's former mayor has been convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to life in prison. We look at how this incident reflects allegations of corruption amongst the country's politicians.

And an interview with Thomas Enders, the boss of European aerospace company EADS.

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