G8 interpreters: the art of many different dinner party conversations
How the world's most powerful people ask one another to pass the salt
"Their mother tongues are English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Russian. So how do the heads of the G8 group of leading economies actually converse? Enter the interpreters (not, please, the translators, who deal in the written word)."
Deborah Muylle, AIIC UK and Ireland PR Officer, is interviewed by The Guardian's Jon Henley: