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Wechat No.8282 Euro 2016 Hit By Strikes in France

The economic boost from soccer s Euro 2016 in France is being undermined by strikes. We hear from Paris about disruptions to transport and rubbish piled in the streets. Claudine Serre of the European American Chamber of Commerce tells us about the impact of the…

Wechat No.8263 Louisville Pays its Respects to Muhammad Ali

Tens of thousands of people are bidding a final farewell to the boxing legend Muhammad Ali as his funeral procession moves through the streets of his home city of Louisville in Kentucky. The heavyweight champion and black rights activist died last Friday aged 74. Image:…

Wechat No.8147 France Football Fever – a Unifying Force?

China – no longer in America s shadow; Turning CO2 into stone; Louisville buries Muhammad Ali today (Photo: France s forward Dimitri Payet celebrates with his teammates Yohan Cabaye, Patrice Evra and N Golo Kante during a friendly between France and Cameroon at Beaujoire stadium,…

Wechat No.8127 Euro 2016: Sponsors Jamboree

With the launch of Euro 2016 today, we talk all things footie – specifically the marketing jamboree the European soccer tournament represents. Half a billion dollars is being given to Uefa just for the exclusive sponsorship rights. But if the fans still can t remember…

Wechat No.8083 The Battle for Mixed Race Marriage in the US

In 1958, a mixed-race couple, Mildred and Richard Loving, were arrested and then banished from the US state of Virginia for breaking its laws against inter-racial marriage. Nine years later, Mildred and Richard Loving won a ruling at the Supreme Court declaring this sort of…

Wechat No.7927 Peru s Presidential Election

Election officials in Peru say the former World Bank economist, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has won a tiny majority of votes in the country s presidential election, although as we went to air, his opponent had yet to concede. He secured 50.12% of the vote compared…

Wechat No.7875 Wall Street update

One of Ireland s leading bankers is convicted for his role in the global financial crisis. Plus Peter Jankovskis watches the day s trading for Oakbrook Investments in Chicago Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after…