November 26th, 2015
Episode 567 of 1091 episodes
Russia prepares economic sanctions against Turkey for shooting down a jet close to Syria. We get analysis of trade relations between both nations from Ziya Meral, Turkey analyst, at the Centre on Religious and Global Affairs. The UK has fined Barclays Bank $109m for cutting corners on mandatory checks in a deal involving rich clients. Stuart McWilliam at the anti-corruption campaign group Global Witness tells us more about the British bank's transgressions. The 2015 World Cheese Awards are being held in Birmingham, in the English midlands. The global cheese market is reportedly worth more than $100 bn every year, but the dairy industry believes not enough consumers in Asia are buying the product. We hear from the event in Birmingham and also hear from last year's award winner.
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