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Clocking out: South Korea prepares for shorter working week

A big change is on the way for workers in South Korea. From July 1st, the maximum working week, including overtime, is being cut by almost a quarter. We delve into the country's working culture, and find out how it compares to that of other major economies.


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The British Chambers of Commerce - which represents thousands of businesses across the UK - has cut its economic growth forecast for 2018. Stephen Carroll asks its head of economics, Suren Thiru, whether this slowdown can be attributed to Brexit.

Plus, we take a look at how French towns are fighting to revive urban centres that have been deserted by residents and businesses.

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