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Economics of Scottish independence; Ryanair punctuality

Tim Harford on the economics of an independent Scotland, Ryanair's boast about flight punctuality, Eurovision voting, why millions of science papers may be wrong, and cat years.

Tim Harford inspects the claims the UK Treasury and the Scottish government make about the economics of an independent Scotland; tests Ryanair's claim that more than 90% of its flights land on time; re-runs the Eurovision song contest , excluding the votes of the former Soviet countries to test whether political alliances are affecting the final results; discovers that millions of scientific papers may be incorrect; and learns more about dog years - and cat years.

Presenter: Tim Harford
Producer: Ruth Alexander.

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