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Drivetime Tuesday 9 July 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Migrant Workers in Ireland Left Unprotected by a Legal Loophole

Migrant Workers in Ireland Left Unprotected by a Legal Loophole

Legislation which criminalises forced labour and aims to end modern day-slavery was passed in the Dáil but thousands of undocumented workers in Ireland are still left unprotected by a legal loophole in Irish employment law. Della Kilroy reports.

New Appointments to Provisional Egyptian Government

New Appointments to Provisional Egyptian Government

Gregg Carlstrom of Al Jazeera reports

Ed Miliband v The Unions

Ed Miliband v The Unions

Kevin Maguire of the Mirror reports on the Labour party's relationship with The Unions. Miliband suggests giving The Unions an option to not pay a political levy. This could lose the Labour party millions. Why has Miliband taken this bold move?

IMF's Forecast on Global and Euro Area Economies

IMF's Forecast on Global and Euro Area Economies

Thomas Helbling, Head of the World Economic Studies division with the IMF joined Drivetime to discuss IMF's forecast. The forecast appears to be not good. The IMF claims that Europe's recession is proving deeper than expected.

Programme Highlights

Jonathan Sugarman

A full full year before the banking collapse, the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator were notified of breaches of banking regulations on a massive scale in Dublin.

Science Week

More than 800 events are taking place around the country

Gambling/Addiction Series

Barry Lenihan reports on gambling and addiction.

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