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Friday, May 17, 2013 5:24pmOne year on from Facebook floating on the stock exchange - what's the future for the company? And our US markets expert explains why he feels uneasy about the recent high share values in the country.
Friday, May 17, 2013 12:30pmNearly two decades after the genocide which tore the country apart, Rwanda is making a come back. We hear from the country's finance minister that their determination to become a middle income country is paying off. We hear about the latest fleet of super container ships nearly half a kilometre long and as broad as an autobahn. And why Nepalese hill farmers are finding that coffee is just their cup of tea.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:08pmFootball star and celebrity David Beckham's announcement that he is retiring from football will, many say, actually accelerate 'Brand Beckham'. Also, the biggest movers and losers on the US stock markets.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:08pmOil giant BP is getting increasingly concerned at the growing cost of compensation linked to the Deepwater Horizon disaster. It says it is being forced to pay out claims for what it calls "fictitious and inflated losses", and wants Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue with President Obama at the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland next month. Our Business Editor Robert Peston tells us why BP is so worried, and we speak to a Louisiana lawyer who is pursuing claims against the company.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:12pmGoogle shares rise amidst announcements from the company of innovative new products, while US market optimism remains high despite bad manufacturing industry figures.