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Italy's PM Resigns After Referendum Defeat

December 5th, 2016

Episode 894 of 1091 episodes

We ask whether the prime minister's resignation will threaten Italy's financial health. The BBC's Gavin Lee gauges the referendum result reaction in Italy, and we have analysis from economist Nicola Nobile from Oxford Economics in Milan. Also in the programme, US president-elect Donald Trump has irked China by talking to Taiwan's president. The BBC's Cindy Sui in Taipei tells us about the response in Taiwan. Ghanaians go to the polls on Wednesday, and the current administration's management of the country's economy has been a talking point on the campaign trail, as the BBC's Akwasi Sarpong explains from Accra. Plus Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times tells us why she has no faith in company bosses who say they 'love' their employees. (Picture: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Picture credit: AFP.)

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