5 Mar Italy Election Leads to Deadlock
An inconclusive election in Italy has failed to bring any one party to power. As the parties vie to form a government, Lorenzo Codogno, chief economist at LC Macro Advisors tells us how the country's economy is likely to be impacted. Also in the programme, with US president Donald Trump expected to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminium this week, David Collins, professor of international economic law at City University in London explains the likelihood of a transatlantic trade war. In Switzerland, a referendum to abolish an annual licence fee to access public broadcasting has been voted down. The BBC's Geneva correspondent, Imogen Foulkes, explains the background to the vote. Plus, Frances McDormand, who won the best actress award at this year's Oscars, has proposes the widespread use of so-called 'inclusion riders' in acting contracts to expand diversity in the movie business. The British actress Polly Kemp, who has also been championing the idea, tells us more.