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Europe Plans to Reduce US Cultural Dominance

May 25th, 2016

Episode 731 of 860 episodes

The EU proposes quotas for European-made media on streaming services in Europe. Natalie Vandystadt from the European Commission explains the thinking, and analyst Alice Enders gives us her assessment. Also in the programme, we report on child labour in Indonesian tobacco farms. Nigeria's central bank has come up with a strategy designed to revive Africa's biggest economy. The BBC's Kaura Abubakar tells us how effective it might be. The US oil company Exxon Mobil faces a shareholder revolt over climate change. Matt McGrath is at the annual general meeting for us. And the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones in Paris at the Innorobo robots exhibition tells us if we can expect robots to take our jobs any time soon. (Picture: A bank of televisions. Picture credit: Getty Images.)