Cyprus prepares for bank reopening

Cyprus gears up to stop large sums of cash from leaving its borders as the authorities there work to prevent a collapse of the island's banking system.

The crisis in Cyprus has raised questions about other European countries with large banking sectors. Respected economist Roger Bootle weighs in on whether comparing the banking system in Cyprus to countries like Malta and Luxembourg is fair game.

And the world's leading emerging economies - known as the BRICS - meet to discuss the creation of a new development bank.

Also in the programme - the biggest cyber attack in history hits the internet.

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