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Wechat No.196315 Clinton and Trump clash on US economy

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced each other in the last debate before the presidential election with both claiming their policies will boost the world s biggest economy. We analyse their strategies with the help of US economist Irwin Stelzer and from Arizona we hear…

Wechat No.196008 Drug Resistant Diseases

Is the growing resistance of many fatal infections to antibiotics and other medicines the biggest threat facing humanity? Presenter Ed Butler speaks to economist Jim O Neill, who led a review into anti-microbial resistance over the past two years that culminated in a UN resolution…

Wechat No.194829 Wall Street Update

Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments talks about the day s trading. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.194819 20/10/2016

Bridge Farm is counting its costs, while Tom is making progress. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.194799 Clinton v Trump: Round Three

Reaction to the third presidential debate, live from a sandwich shop in Las Vegas. How did voters see the final televised encounter between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton? This is a simultaneous broadcast with Nevada Public Radio s news station, KNPR. (Photo: Inside the Thomas…

Wechat No.194561 Troubled Life of Champion Diver

Blake Aldridge represented Great Britain in the synchronised diving at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. But, after losing his best friend and diving partner in a tragic accident and later being dropped from the British team – it looked as though Blake s diving days were…

Wechat No.194408 The 12th Century Renaissance

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the changes in the intellectual world of Western Europe in the 12th Century, and their origins. This was a time of Crusades, the formation of states, the start of Gothic architecture, a reconnection with Roman and Greek learning and their…

Wechat No.194385 Do opposites attract?

Why are we attracted to some people and not to others? Sophie and Neil discuss love at first sight Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.194201 Algorithms, Crime and Punishment

A drive-by shooting in the US midwest has raised questions about how algorithms are being used in the country s criminal justice system. A defendant in the case was jailed after an algorithm used by the court calculated that he was at high risk of…