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Top FIFA Officials Arrested

May 27th, 2015

Episode 358 of 1091 episodes

Top Fifa executives have been arrested on corruption charges. We ask how sponsors of football worldwide will react. We produce enough food for everyone on the planet, so why do so many still go hungry? We talk to Jomo Kwame Sundaram, who helped author a new UN report considering the one in nine people globally who can't get the food they need. And we hear from Heidi Chow from campaign group Global Justice Now about its concerns over corporate involvement in the food chain. Plus, Britain's new government has officially launched its challenge to how the European Union is run. Our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle gives us his take on plans outlined today. And as energy companies cut costs because of lower oil prices, our Middle East Business Correspondent Mark Lobel considers the impact on smaller firms in the region.

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