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China's Northern Shipping Expedition

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 August 2013

For the first time a Chinese cargo ship is sailing along Russia's northern coast to Europe. We look at what makes this so called North East passage so attractive. Also, we look at the mysterious public transport innovation called The Hyperloop. And what do the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and a chocolate biscuit have in common? Our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway tells us more.

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