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30/06/2017

Tom tries to muscle in, and Lilian says her piece.

Micro-Targeting Voters

Did data analytics companies play a role in determining the outcome of the British vote to leave the European Union? Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica. Plus, how can you tell if you are the target of big data? Presenter Manuela…

29/06/2017

Lynda initiates a fightback, and David is feeling his age.

Hong Kong: Losing Out to China

Fergus Nicoll visits Hong Kong’s Tsing Yi port 20 years on from the handover to Chinese rule. In 1997 Hong Kong vied with Singapore as the world’s busiest container port. Today it’s number five – with the Shanghai in China at the top of the…

28/06/2017

Kenton receives an ultimatum, and can Matt keep a secret?

Hormones: Oxytocin

The “love hormone” is usually associated with cuddles, babies and affection, but in the Indian dairy industry it has a dark side, as Justin Rowlatt discovers. Endocrinologist Maralyn Druce of Barts Hospital shows Justin some of the more ludicrous attempts to commercialise this alluring chemical,…

Hormones: Oxytocin

The “love hormone” is usually associated with cuddles, babies and affection, but in the Indian dairy industry it has a dark side, as Justin Rowlatt discovers. Endocrinologist Maralyn Druce of Barts Hospital shows Justin some of the more ludicrous attempts to commercialise this alluring chemical,…