From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

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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.


The Billion-Dollar Heist

June 20th, 2015

Episode 701 of 807 episodes

Reporters around the world. In this edition: what's happened to Moldova's missing billions? Tim Whewell has been investigating. Rupert Wingfield Hayes tells us about Beijing's controversial island-building in the South China Sea. How much cross-border cooperation is there between European intelligence services? Nick Thorpe's been making inquiries in Bulgaria. Tim Butcher, travelling in Myanmar, has come face to face with some of the country's racial tensions and the Paris authorities have been refurbishing some of the city's historic bandstands - Joanna Robertson says they have once again become a focus for summer pleasure and relaxation.