September 5th, 2016
Episode 820 of 1091 episodes
There's chaos at one of Europe's major ports as lorry drivers and farmers seek closure of a nearby refugee camp. One trucker tells us his job is becoming more and more dangerous, plus we have analysis from Alexander Betts, a professor of migration at the University of Oxford. Also in the programme, we hear from the BBC's Mehulika Sitepu about a row in Indonesia over a popular Japanese noodle chain allegedly using ingredients past their use-by date. The Republic of Ireland's property crash was caused by too many new houses, but as Diarmaid Fleming reports from Dublin, the country is now dealing with a housing shortage. Plus Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times wonders why people in her mid-50s age group are vastly outnumbered by younger colleagues in the workplace.
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