June 1st, 2016
Episode 736 of 1091 episodes
Presenter Jon Bithrey travels to Rio de Janiero in Brazil to look ahead to this year's Olympics. We go on a tour of the Olympic Park, in Barra Da Tijuca, one of the newest and richest parts of Rio. Its just three weeks from the British referendum on leaving the European Union. A few opinion polls in recent days have suggested a vote to leave is now very possible. Shares have fallen, the pound has slipped back. Two leading economists debate lies, damn lies and statistics. Plus we hear about one of the great engineering projects of our age - the opening of the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world.
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