Trump Signs New Travel Ban Directive

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President Trump has issued an executive order putting in place a new travel ban. Is it legally watertight this time? We hear from Ambassador Norman Eisen who was senior counsel to President Obama and David Rivkin, a lawyer who served under Presidents Reagan and George Bush senior. The centre-right in France keeps Francois Fillon as its presidential candidate, despite falling poll ratings and a legal investigation into his financial arrangements; we get analysis from the BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris. The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl finds out how to make an amazing party in Singapore. We cross over to Kolkata where Rahul Tandon tells us about Asia's biggest business stories. One of the advantages of working in radio is that the dress codes aren't too rigid but in some jobs it's a very different situation. Our well-dressed regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times has been musing on corporate dress. And we're joined throughout the programme by two guests on opposite sides of the Pacific; Anjani Trivedi, Columnist for WSJ Heard on the Street who's in Singapore, and Richard Wolff, professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts and founder of Democracy at Work in New York. Picture description: President Trump walks across the South Lawn towards the White House on March 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Erik S. Lesser-Pool/Getty Images

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