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May Pushes Trade Deal With Trump

January 27th, 2017

Episode 941 of 1091 episodes

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump president meet to talk trade and other strategic goals. We hear from Guy Taylor of campaign group Global Justice Now about concerns for any potential trade deal. Plus Jeffries Briginshaw, chief executive of British American Business, tells us what sectors might have the most to gain out of improved links. Plus reporter Michael Kaloki explores the impact of a Kenyan ban on all Ugandan chicken imports following a bird flu scare. And the BBC's Andy Mills finds out how small independent music venues are trying to stave off the threat of closure. Also in the programme, Charles Forelle of the Wall Street Journal here in London and Brooke Sutherland of Bloomberg Gadfly in New York discuss the week's highlights, including Donald Trump's first few days in office, and a finding in Britain that many women workers are still under pressure to wear high heels and apply makeup.

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