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WBR: Apple 'failing to protect Chinese workers' 18 Dec 14

December 18th, 2014

Episode 131 of 1091 episodes

A BBC investigation has exposed poor working conditions at factories in China producing for electronics giant Apple. Reporter Richard Bilton tells us what he discovered. Also Europe ramps up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, just as President Putin tries to reassure the world that his country's economic crisis will subside. The EU's most senior court rules that obese people could be entitled to the same protection at work as disabled people. We hear from a clinically obese fitness instructor who campaigns on behalf of overweight and obese people. And the enduring legacy of Winston Churchill as his personal possessions attract big bids at auction.

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