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First broadcast:
Saturday 26 April 2014

A fungus spreading around the world threatens global banana supplies. We hear from the UN’s Kaison Chang about the disease attacking ‘the fruit that changed the world’. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of the world's largest advertising agency, WPP, picks apart the latest economic trends. And China's new-found love for the lavender teddy.



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