December 12th, 2014
Episode 100 of 736 episodes
The oil price has hit a new low and the Russian rouble has continued to slide in value against the dollar: We discuss the political and economic implications for Russia with Dr Sam Greene, director the Russia Institute at King's College, London. Also, journalist Alex Duval Smith in Mali is guided by the stars as she travels with smugglers in Timbuktu. And the BBC's Phil Mercer in Sydney profiles an Australian entrepreneur who's made a business out of riding the waves.