Johnson & Johnson shares drop after asbestos report
The company faces lawsuits claiming that its talc products caused cancer, which it denies
Hope For 'Decent' Climate Talks Outcome
A deal at global climate talks in Poland looks more likely after a new draft was released. Frank Jordans is a reporter for the Associated Press at the talks in Katowice, and fills us in on the latest developments. And the environmental campaigner George Monbiot considers the future for environmental policy in France, after President Macron cancelled a proposed fuel tax rise in response to the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris over recent weekends. Also in the programme, Maria McKavanagh, chief operating officer of the smart hub firm Verv tells us what the potential is for these devices, which allow you to control heating, lights and other appliances from a smartphone. Plus we look back at the rest of the week's big business headlines with Jessica Dye of the Financial Times in New York, and Dani Burger of Bloomberg in London
Update: US Markets Level Off
Susan Schmidt, Head of US Equities Portfolio Management at Aviva gave us an update.
France Debates Government No Confidence Motion
Discontent rumbles on in France as MPs debate a vote of no confidence in the government. Joel Gombin is a French political scientist and explains the background to the move. Also in the programme, UK prime minister Theresa May is at an EU summit in Brussels, seeking amendments to Britain's EU exit deal. David Herszenhorn is chief Brussels correspondent for the website Politico, and assesses whether she is likely to succeed. As the UN climate conference draws to a close in the Polish city of Katowice, the environmental campaigner Jonathon Porritt tells us whether there are likely to be any breakthroughs. There's a row brewing in Tanzania where the president has approved construction of a dam for a power plant in the Selous Game Reserve. Aslihan Tumer of the World Wide Fund for Nature explains why her organisation is opposed to the move. Plus we hear from Pushkar in northern India why life is becoming tougher for those making a living from trading camels.
Update: US Markets Rally After Positive Trade Talks
Peter Jankowskis of Oakbrook Investments gives his view of the market