Barclays to Axe 19,000 Jobs

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Barclays bank is to shed 19,000 jobs. We look at what this means for the future of the bank, and what it signifies for investment banking in general. We look at the latest report from the Africa Progress Panel, which shows that the continent's growing wealth isn't being evenly distributed. Also, despite minute improvements in Greece's jobless figures, the country is still suffering. Finally, growing fresh fruit and vegetables in space is now possible - we speak to Trent Smith from NASA. (Image: Getty)

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