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Fury over Facebook 'Napalm girl' censorship

September 9th, 2016

Episode 824 of 1091 episodes

Facebook has controversially removed the iconic image of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack during the Vietnam war, from a post, on the grounds of nudity. A Germany-based Volkswagen engineer has been indicted in a Detroit federal court, and pleaded guilty for his role in developing an emissions-cheating device on diesel cars. The BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports from the capital of Laos, Vientiane, on attempts to attract more overseas investment. And for our review of the week we're joined by Shelly Banjo, columnist for Bloomberg Gadfly and Thorold Barker, editor for the Wall Street Journal for Europe. They discuss: Apple's launch of its new iPhone; the near bankruptcy of the South Korean giant shipping company, Hanjin; and the takeover of Formula 1 by the US entertainment company Liberty.

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