Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the...
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Pascale Harter presents recent dispatches from correspondents and writers around the world. In this edition, a focus on rules, regulations and ways to get around, as our contributors battle their way through many a testing journey.
Nick Thorpe visits a Romanian abbatoir where cows and horses alike are slaughtered; Ed Butler tries to untangle the family networks which have Italy's job market all tied up; Rupert Wingfield-Hayes considers the high standards (and even higher price) of work in Japan; Imogen Foulkes finds Swiss railways losing goodwill because of a new fines regime, while Will Ross hops aboard the Lagos-to-Kano express train and finds rather more challenging problems. Finally, Laura Trevelyan reveals her Achilles heel as a correspondent: a terrible fear of flying.
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