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Vladimir Putin meets with Iranian Leader

March 27th, 2017

Episode 996 of 1091 episodes

As thousands of protestors take to the streets in Russia complaining of corruption within the political system, Vladimir Putin meets with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran. We ask what is likely to be discussed and what it could mean for trade between the two countries. Hours after Carrie Lam is selected as the news Chief Executive of Hong Kong, we talk to the BBC’s Juliana Liu about what it means for the business community and for the city in general. Taxi company Uber has withdrawn all of the driverless vehicles being tested, following a collision in the US. BBC Technology Correspondent Dave Lee wonders whether there might be more to the decision than just one accident. And as the most visited theme park in Europe celebrates a big anniversary, we reflect on 25 years of Disneyland Paris.

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