Connect the World takes viewers on a journey across continents, beyond headlines and into histories of the stories that are changing our world.
In 2007, as Greece was staring down the barrel of a severe recession, you'd have been hard pressed to find many young people willing to invest any time or energy in building a future in the country. So the idea of kick starting a new export-led business in Greece from scratch – catering to the global demand from restaurants and grocery stores for ready-to-eat organic snails – seems inconceivable, doesn't it? But that is exactly what Penny Vlachou (31) and her sister Maria (32) – who was studying abroad at the time – decided to do.
The story of Fereikos-Helix's success – creating jobs in organic snail farming for more than 168 young families across Greece in a country with the highest youth unemployment rate in Europe – is massively inspiring and should serve as a reminder to us all that there is light in all this continent-wide doom.
Akbar Ahmed, former Pakistani ambassador to the UK, talks about the court ruling ordering the arrest of the prime minister.
Legal commentator Joshua Rozenberg talks to Max Foster about the woman who won the right to wear a cross over her uniform.