Europe: Work vs Life
Europe's economy: Can it continue to deliver rising living standards, and does the EU face political crisis if it cannot? We hear from France where the government is seeking to push for an even more leisurely work-life balance - something that critics claim the country can ill afford. Presenter Manuela Saragosa speaks to Philippe Legrain, author of "European Spring", a book that predicts that continued stagnation will lead to a fascist backlash unless the EU changes economic course. Also in the programe, Jeremy Wagstaff of Reuters makes an optimistic case that our new-found addiction to our smartphone screens is just a passing phase.