Sarkozy, Naoto Kan and the Pope

In this week’s podcast: We look at the many controversies courted by France’s president Sarkozy, at the Pope’s visit to Britain and at the survival of the Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan.

Presented by Gideon Rachman with John Authers and James Blitz in the studio, Ben Hall in Paris and Mure Dickie in Tokyo.

Produced by LJ Filotrani