Weekend Edition 23/06/2012

Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world. Presented by Pascale Harter. In this edition:

JILL McGIVERING on the water-supply crisis leaving farmers and slumdwellers in India going thirsty;

JONNY DYMOND finds King Coal now dethroned in the Appalachian town of Hazard, east Kentucky;

LUKE FREEMAN meets the child masons who chip granite all day, every day, for the mansions of Madagascar's new rich;

JAMES McCONNACHIE takes a stomach-lurching bus ride along one of the new roads being blasted through Nepal's mountainsides;

LUCY WILLIAMSON finds that energy-saving initiatives plus rigid social dress codes can make life very uncomfortable for office workers in South Korea;

and FUCHSIA DUNLOP trips the light fantastic on a nostalgia-fuelled visit to one of Shanghai's most renowned dancehalls.

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