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In The Balance

Schedule
88.5-1
Saturday
12:30 am

Lesley Curwen and Justin Rowlatt get behind the headlines to find out what's really going on in this changing global economy.

Are we heading for disaster or prosperity?

Join our panel of guests for an easily digestible insight into how it all started - and where it's going to finish.

But it's not all serious analysis.

Management consultant turned comic, Colm O'Regan, will be giving his alternative view of the week's events and our guests reveal who's up and who's down in the world of international finance.


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Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.

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