October 1st, 2014
Episode 22 of 998 episodes
France defies Brussels - and says it can't afford to keep its promises on austerity. We hear how the country's EU partners will react. Also in the programme, the world's best and worst places to be if you're retired. Plus, fifty today but showing no sign of slowing down. What the bullet train did for Japan. And we hear why new water charges in Ireland are causing a flood of complaints.