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Conflict & Justice

Swiss tax evasion ruling

A court in Switzerland ruled today that a Swiss financial regulator broke secrecy laws by ordering the bank UBS to release client information to US tax authorities. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out more from Beat Kappeler, an economist.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the zoo where FIVE RARE WHITE TIGER CUBS were recently born. The answer is the Chilean National Zoo in Santiago. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out more about the white tiger cubs from zoo veterinarian Carolina Ibarra.

Global Politics

Moroccan music

For our Global Hit today, we took an unscientific survey of what people in the city of Marrakech are listening to. The World's Adeline Sire went to Morocco and took a sampling.

Lifestyle & Belief

Britain's winter woes

People in Britain are struggling with the harshest winter conditions in quite some time. Thousands of schools remain shut and power cuts are affecting thousands of homes. We'll have more from Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

Sudan peace deal in jeopardy

Aid agencies in Sudan today warned that the five-year-old peace deal between north and south Sudan could collapse. Reporter Alan Boswell finds out what's going wrong with the 2005 peace deal that ended a generation of conflict.