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WBR: EU Under Pressure From North and South

June 5th, 2015

Episode 380 of 860 episodes

It is 40 years since Britain voted to stay in the EU. Now, though, there is another referendum on the issue looming. Further south, Greece is piling on the pressure, too. The BBC's Adam Parsons reports from Brussels. Are modern techniques of salmon farming safe and sustainable? It is a controversial topic and one which will be high on the agenda of today's World Ocean Summit, taking place in Portugal. Research from the US says music artists are increasingly making references to brand names in their songs, so why are so many musicians apparently selling out? The BBC's Theo Leggett has been finding out. Plus, we take a look back over the past week in business.