7 Mar Saudi Crown Prince Talks Trade in UK
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is on a visit to the UK. We find out what both countries hope to achieve from John Sfakianakis of the Gulf Research Centre in Riyadh, and Madawi Al-Rasheed of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics. Also in the programme, as the rhetoric escalates between the US and the rest of the world over proposed tariffs on aluminium and steel, we get analysis from our regular economic commentator Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute in Washington. An outbreak of listeria in South Africa has killed more than 180 people over the last year. We'll hear what the impact has been on food exports. Plus we find out how a new network of shoebox-sized satellites is improving telecommunications, from Meir Moalem, founder of Sky and Space Global.