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Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.


FOOC: Nov 03, 2011

November 3rd, 2011

Episode 113 of 867 episodes

Silvio Berlusconi attends the G20 meeting in Cannes amid mounting alarm in Italy about the country's debt crisis -- Manuela Saragosa's been meeting some Italians who feel Mr.Berlusconi's become a liability and should resign. The G20 meeting is reported to be considering taking Chinese money to help bail out the beleaguered Eurozone. Much of the new Chinese wealth is in the hands of the private sector; Michael Bristow's been having lunch with an industrialist who's one of the country's new super-rich. Tamasin Ford's in Liberia ahead of next week's election runoff and hears concerns about intimidation of the media there. Damien McGuinness, our man in Tbilisi, has been examining the difficulties women in Georgia face in the workplace and in the home while Trish Flanagan has been sampling the wares at the celebrated English Market in the Irish city of Cork.

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