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Wechat No.185461 14/10/2016

Adam is desperate to speak to Ian. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.185460 The News Quiz, 14 October 2016

Susan Calman, Sarah Kendall, Francis Wheen and Simon Evans join Chairman Miles Jupp for the latest edition of the long-running satirical quiz of the week s news. Producer: Paul Sheehan. A BBC Studios Production Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link:…

Wechat No.185457 Saudis Join $100bn Tech Fund

The biggest contribution to Softbank s investment fund is $45bn from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. What do the Saudis stand to gain from the deal? We ask Dr John Sfakianakis, Director of Economic Research at the Gulf Research Centre in Riyadh. The…

Wechat No.185456 Turkey coup revisited

People in Istanbul reflect on the three months since Turkey s attempted coup. What brought their country to the edge of a coup and also how do they view the government’s purge that has affected the lives of tens of thousands of people across education,…

Wechat No.185237 Thailand King Dies

Grief, sadness and anxiety in Thailand after the country s long-serving monarch dies. We hear from Thailand and beyond about the reverence for the king, and the conversation about the succession. Also in today s show: fans of Bob Dylan on their musical hero and…

Wechat No.184934 BRICS: Still Solid?

They were the five emerging economies set to reshape the world order: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Collectively, they became known as the BRICS. The BBC s Sameer Hashmi reports from Goa, where BRICS leaders are set to meet amid the hard reality…

Wechat No.184857 The Hoover Free Flights Promotion

In 1992 the vacuum cleaner manufacturer Hoover began offering free flights to British customers with every appliance they bought. The promotional campaign soon came unstuck when thousands of people took them up. Harry Cichy led the campaign to try to make the company provide the…

Wechat No.184513 BONUS: Mark Steel s in Town (Gibraltar)

Mark Steel s In Town – Gibraltar Mark Steel returns to Radio 4 for a seventh series of the award winning show that travels around the country, researching the history, heritage and culture of six towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness, and…

Wechat No.184273 Thailand Mourns Death of King Bhumibol

Thailand mourns the death of its long-serving monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He was a major unifying force, so could there be political and economic turbulence ahead? Christian Lewis, from the Eurasia Group, helps us assess the impact. We speak to film director and outspoken critic…

Wechat No.184179 13/10/2016

Rob is refusing to hide away, and Shula still has doubts. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published