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World Leaders Pledge to Cut Off IS Funding

We find out how the so-called Islamic State is funded, and how that might be disrupted in the wake of the Paris attacks.

We find out how the so-called Islamic State is funded, and how that might be disrupted in the wake of the Paris attacks. Tom Keating is director of the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute in London. Also in the programme, the Brazilian mining firm Samarco has agreed to pay $260m compensation for a disaster in Brazil earlier this month. We have a special report from Daniel Gallas at the scene. Plus the dating app Tinder continues to grow in popularity. We talk to its chief executive, Sean Rad. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times tells us how divorce could lead to an unexpected career boost.

(Picture: IS Fighters March in Raqqa, Syria. Picture credit: AP.)

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