September 14th, 2016
Episode 827 of 1074 episodes
The German chemical giant Bayer has finally agreed to buy the US seed manufacturer Monsanto for $66bn. But the deal has already proved controversial – we speak to German MEP Sven Giegold and journalist Tom Philpott from the US news organisation Mother Jones. The European Union has proposed big changes to the laws on copyright. Adrian Strain from the IFPI, which represents record companies in 57 countries around the world, explains how his industry will be affected, and why he thinks the changes are necessary. From Berlin, Damian McGuinness reports on the challenges facing refugees looking for work; Sofie Geisel from the Germany Chambers of Commerce and Industry explains the problems employers face. And who do you think is the world’s highest paid actress? It’s not who you might think, as Madeline Berg from Forbes explains.
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