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Venezuelan crisis deepens as European nations back opposition leader

February 04, 2019

From the BBC World Service… Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has ignored a deadline from the European Union to call fresh elections. Now, European heavyweights, including the U.K., France and Spain, have said they recognize opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president. Then, an 11-month inquiry into Australian banks has resulted in recommendations after finding the institutions put profit before consumers. Then, Facebook blows out 15 candles today. But in adolescence, the social giant is facing a host of issues, from election meddling to data security and the possibility of increased regulation. Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, the United States Postal Service and WellFrame.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.