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The BBC's foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Kate Adie hosts despatches from Britain, Libya, India, Western Sahara and Papua New Guinea.

Twenty-six planeloads of Libyans arriving at Amman airport. It's an unexpected consequence of the Libyan revolution and, as Matthew Teller in Amman tells us, it means a tremendous boost for the Jordanian economy. Pauline Davies learns what's meant by marriage Papua New Guinea-style at the nuptials there of her niece, apparently a four-pig bride. Aidan Lewis finds himself the subject of police scrutiny as he explores the troubled relations between Morocco and Western Sahara. Mark Tully's finding out if the residents of Delhi really do resent the fact that their city was created as the capital of the British Raj and Allan Little's been meeting some of those behind the creation of the European single currency. He poses the question: what on earth's gone wrong?

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28 minutes

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Thu 26 Jan 2012 11:00

Chapters

  • Introduction

    Duration: 00:30

  • Meeting the Euro's architects

    Allan Little speaks to the Eurocrats who dreamed up the single currency and they explain to him why things have gone wrong.

    Duration: 05:09

  • Jordan celebrates a Libyian windfall

    Health tourists are flocking to Amman from Libya in an unxpected side-effect of the revolution. Matthew Teller reports

    Duration: 05:38

  • Memory of a 'British' Delhi lives on

    Mark Tully finds out whether the residents of New Delhi, which recently celebrated its centenary, resent the fact that their city was created as the capital of the British Raj.

    Duration: 05:23

  • Western Sahara faces uncertain future

    Aidan Lewis finds himself the subject of police scrutiny as he explores the continuing strained relations between Morocco and Western Sahara.

    Duration: 05:50

  • A traditional Papua New Guinea wedding

    Pauline Davies travels to the remote southern highlands of Papua New Guinea for the wedding of her niece.

    Duration: 05:12

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