July 31st, 2015
Episode 443 of 1011 episodes
Businesses in the French port of Calais which depend on tourism for their livelihoods are suffering as a result of the migrant crisis. Fergus Nicoll visited the town where he heard that takings in restaurants, hotels and bars were down by 40% in July alone. Also on the programme, the social network Facebook has built its own drone that will bring internet access to remote parts of the world. The drone is a pilotless aircraft with the wingspan of a commercial airliner and it can stay airborne for three months at a time. It will be tested in the US later this year. We talk to Dr Chris Foster at the Oxford Internet Institute about the constant drive for innovation in the skies above us, Plus, we take our regular look back over the week in business. (Picture: Gendarmes escort migrants away from the Eurotunnel terminal; Picture Credit: Getty Images)
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