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Wechat No.598 US Hits China With New Steel Import Duties

China has reacted angrily to the imposition of a 522% US tariff on cold-rolled steel. Steel analyst Peter Brennan from S&P Global Platts fills us in on the likely impact of the row. Also in the programme, there are protests in Nigeria as its cash-strapped…

Wechat No.597 Memory

New research points to a future where we can artificially create and manipulate memory inside our own heads. What are the implications when we can control memory in this way, and why is it so important to our future? FutureProofing travels to California to meet…

Wechat No.596 Moses from Sierra Leone

Manchester United fan Moses from Sierra Leone on what it was like visiting Old Trafford and how the Supporters Trust made sure he saw the game after Sunday s evacuation. Bill Rice is also joined by Manchester United fans who were at Wembley in 1990…

Wechat No.595 18/05/2016

Lilian and Jennifer are party planning, and Eddie and Joe drum up trade. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.594 18/05/2016 GMT

The BBC news programme where you set the agenda. Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.592 US Hits China With New Steel Import Duties

China has reacted angrily to the imposition of a 522% US tariff on cold-rolled steel. Steel analyst Peter Brennan from S&P Global Platts fills us in on the likely impact of the row. Also in the programme, there are protests in Nigeria as its cash-strapped…

Wechat No.591 Sri Lanka mudslide leaves scores missing

Venezuela braced for anti-Maduro protests, Suzuki admits flawed fuel tests, On board the world s largest cruise ship Direct Link: Cdn Link: Recommended in Mainland China Original BBC Link: Expired in 30 days after published

Wechat No.590 Venezuela opposition takes to the streets

The army has been deployed in the Venezuelan capital as opposition activists protest against a state of emergency imposed by the president, Nicolas Maduro; One of the 276 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria in 2014 has been found; A New Zealand…

Wechat No.589 Archaeologist… and stand-up comedian

Ella Al-Shamahi is a paleoanthropologist and Neanderthal expert, who is also a stand-up comedian. Ella specialises in cave digs in hostile environments. She was planning her own excavation project to Yemen last year, but a few days before she arrived, war broke out. Matthew Bannister…

Wechat No.587 Christine Lagarde; Decriminalising abortion; Fell running

Jenni Murray interviews the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde The Royal College of Midwives has recently expressed their belief that abortion should be removed from the scope of the criminal law. Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the RCM discusses this with…