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31 March 2021

Episode 2461

60 minutes

We discuss the WHO’s report into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and hear about a new comprehensive agreement signed between Beijing and Tehran. Plus: we head to Iceland as the countdown to Eurovision begins.

31 March 2021

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Suez Canal: implications for global trade

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The container ship ‘Ever Given’ has been freed from the Suez Canal, where it had blocked the waterway and a great deal of global trade for several days. Can the global economy recover as swiftly? We hear from economist and author Vicky Pryce.

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Eurovision: Iceland’s Daði Freyr

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Eurovision Song Contest fans are very happy to hear that the Icelandic entry from last year Daði og Gagnamagnið will compete again with a new track “10 Years”. The cool electro-pop act made headlines last year with the song “Think About Things” and perhaps could bring the trophy to Iceland for the very first time.

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