Hard Work Ahead for Angela Merkel

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In this edition, stories on the hard work ahead for Angela Merkel, and life in the South Seas.
Is Angela Merkel a victim of her own success? The German people have given her a mandate to stay on as Chancellor of Germany for a third term. But who will her Christian Democratic Union party govern with? The CDU's popularity may have grown with each coalition it has lead under Mrs Merkel, but for the junior parties involved, partnership has proved near fatal. Chris Morris has been watching a woman who knows she's won, but is also very aware of the hard work ahead.
Also on the programme, why not leave the rat race behind? Escape the office and the commute and head for the other side of the world. John Pickford meets three men who did just that. They visited the South Seas … and never came back.
Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Mike Wendling

Photo: A traditional Micronesian canoe in Kiribati. MICHAEL J. FIELD/AFP/Getty Images

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Fri 27 Sep 2013 18:50 GMT

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