Business Daily: Flash Crash: Could it Happen Again?05/06/15
It has been five years since a 'flash crash' caused a collapse in US financial markets
Business Daily: Financial Technology: Disruptive or Not?
Crowd-funding, electronic currencies - how much do they threaten the old banking model?
BizDaily: Financial Technology - Disruptive or Not?
How much do crowd-funding, electronic currencies, peer-to-peer and other forms of FinTech lending, threaten to disrupt the traditional banking model? The BBC's Simon Jack, reporting live from London's FinTech hub, Level39, speaks to the founder of...
Business Daily: The Vinyl Revival
The revival in fortunes for Europe's vinyl record pressing plants
BizDaily: The Vinyl Revival
Why are global sales of vinyl records rising again after decades of decline? Edwin Lane reports from one of the few remaining record pressing plants in the Netherlands. Plus we hear from Swedish songwriter and musician Helienne Lindvall on the rise of...
BizDaily: When the Drugs Don't Work...
What do we do when the antibiotics we rely on to cure deadly diseases stop working? A growing number of infections like malaria and TB are renewed killers because new strains of the diseases no longer respond to antibiotics. The World Health...
BizDaily: Obesity and Malnutrition
Obesity and malnutrition may not at first thought have much in common yet as Katy Watson in Mexico City discovers the two are both part of a similar problem - one which presents very different challenges. Mexico has the highest rates of child obesity...
Business Daily: Obesity and Malnutrition
Obesity and malnutrition - we discover how the two are both part of a similar problem
Business Daily: Internet Trolls: The Who and Why of Online...
Why do people troll and what can social media companies do about it?
BizDaily: The Who & Why of Online Abuse
We find out why trolling has become as much a feature of the internet as videos of cute kittens. Author Jon Ronson, who's just published his latest book So You've Been Publicly Shamed, tells us about people who have suffered persistent online abuse...
BizDaily: Gender Equality: Women in the Workplace
Earlier this week the United Nations published its flagship report into the status of women in the global economy. It painted a global picture in which women were, on average, paid less, working more and missing out on a pension. We speak to Aongus...
BizDaily: Africa's Investment Boom
Business Daily looks at the boom in African investment. $80 billion went into the continent last year, close to the all-time record, and it's predicted that 13 of the world's 20 fastest growing economies over the next five years will be African. So...
BizDaily: Greece vs Brussels: A Game of Chicken?
After the failure of last Friday's talks in Riga between Greece and its creditors, we speak to Francesco Papadia, a former insider at the European Central Bank, about his view of the eurozone debt crisis. Could the ECB be left holding the Greek tab?...
ITB: Perfect Pay: When do we deserve more?
A CEO who took a million dollar pay-cut and gave his workers more, tells us why he did it and we ask what's the best wage level for success in a company, a country or in a pocket? With Dan Price of Gravity Payments, former George W Bush adviser Diana...
BizDaily: Libya's Fractured Oil Economy
We look at the state of a country that's become a springboard for an increasing number of migrants risking all to reach European shores. Riccardo Fabiani, senior analyst for North Africa at Eurasia Group in London, tells us Libya is "almost a failed...
BizDaily: Two years after Rana Plaza
Business Daily looks back at the tragic disaster that some say marked a turning-point for the global fashion industry. It's two years this week since the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, one of the worst industrial accidents of modern times. The...
BizDaily: Bitcoin Island?
What do Thomas the Tank Engine, lifeboats, pilates, and the Bee Gees have in common? They are all success stories from the Isle of Man. The small independent island in the middle of the Irish Sea is now hoping to give a wholesome boost to the bad boy...
BizDaily: China-Pakistan Mega Investment
We examine what will be one of the biggest trade deals of the century so far. China has this week pledged $46 billion for road and rail-building in Pakistan. It's a massive investment package that its proponents say could transform this struggling...
BizDaily: Is Grexit Inevitable?
Some experts reckon Greece has just 3 weeks before it runs out of money, and that a deal with creditors looks unlikely. But without any legal precedent, how would Grexit occur? Also, we hear from one of BP's top shareholders on how the oil major is...
ITB: Rana Plaza: a lesson forgotten?
Two years on from the Rana Plaza disaster in Dhaka, Bangladesh where a factory collapsed killing over 1100 workers, what has changed in the global rag trade? Are workers safer? Are wages fairer? Are we as consumers any more willing to pay a higher...
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