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Toyota Fined $1.2 billion

Toyota reaches a $1.2 billion settlement with US regulators after a four-year inquiry into the way the carmaker reported safety issues.

Toyota reaches a $1.2 billion settlement with US regulators after a four-year inquiry into the way the carmaker reported safety issues.

Also on the programme: Economist Roger Bootle tells us how far Britain's budget will go towards making it more competitive on the world stage. Our reporter Lucy Burton is in Cyprus one year after the financial crisis which almost saw the country go bankrupt. In Ho Chi Minh City, cultural commentator and food writer, James Pham of FlyIcarusFly, talks about communism, coffee chains and crows preserved in alcohol. In San Francisco, native Scot turned US radio talkshow host, Alison van Diggelen, brings us the latest from Silicon Valley and gives us a great recipe for cranachan. Plus: Kentucky bourbon aficionado Jason Falls explains the spat between Diageo and the makers of Jack Daniels.

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