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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Improved market sentiment, Brit Land, Easyjet & Boohoo

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Improved market sentiment, Brit Land, Easyjet & Boohoo
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the improvement in market sentiment and wonders if investors have got ahead of themselves, with big improvements in the fortunes of travel companies and airlines among others. He also examines recent news from British Land, Easyjet, M&G and Boohoo.
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Ian Forrest


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Virtual crowds for sporting events

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Virtual crowds for sporting events
Technology editor Steve Caplin looks at some C19-inspired gadgets for keeping customers of Burger King and visitors to Florence's Duomo safe. There are also self-cleaning face masks, 5G underpants, virtual crowds for sporting events, a Wallace & Gromit AR app, crowdfunded game Star Citizen, shareable user interfaces and a very nippy e-bike.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Snowpiercer, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote & Just Mercy

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Snowpiercer, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote & Just Mercy
James Cameron-Wilson looks ahead to those films supposedly being released in July and August. He also charts the top 12 comedies at the UK box office. He reviews eccentric star-studded dystopian sci-fi movie Snowpiercer, an earlier film from the maker of Parasite, Terry Gilliam's much-delayed The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and true-life crime drama Just Mercy.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Bigger Picture: The Cummings' Affair and possible lockdown changes

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The Cummings' Affair and possible lockdown changes
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at the Dominic Cummings' affair, the Government's response to what's happened and what it could mean for the public attitude to lockdown. He discusses the re-rollout of the track and trace scheme, at possible changes to the lockdown rules and at the economic cost of Covid-19.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: The lessons we can learn from past pandemics

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The lessons we can learn from past pandemics
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University looks at the lessons we can draw from past pandemics, remarking how similar attitudes are in the modern world to those of our ancestors. He discusses how the NHS must turbo-charge innovation if it is cope with the legacy of Covid-19. And he looks at the a little-reported decision of German's constitutional court that may have massive ramifications for the Euro and the EU.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: All Day And A Night, The Truth & Bombshell

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: All Day And A Night, The Truth & Bombshell
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the news that the new WW2 Tom Hanks film Greyhound will premiere online and examines the current DVD chart. He reviews new Netflix release All Day And A Night and home entertainment debuts for The Truth, starring Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche and true-life tale Bombshell, with Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Apple & Google's Covid-19 tracing system

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Apple & Google's Covid-19 tracing system
Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin looks at Apple & Google's Covid-19 tracing system, at the cyber attack on Easyjet and at Warren Buffett being allegedly misled by a German steel company he bought. He also looks at a new system for e-scooters that aims to reduce pavement clutter, at the delay of new emojis, at sobriety tags, skin-powered fitness trackers, a weird fresh air system for bikes, a board game for cats, a method for saving many gallons of white wine and how blind people might be able to "see" using electrodes.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Imperial, Compass, M&S & Intertek

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Imperial, Compass, M&S & Intertek
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent company news from Imperial Brands, Compass, Marks & Spencer and Intertek. He looks ahead to what might be expected when we hear from British Land, Britvic and First Group.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Cinemas reopening, 1917, The Specialists & The Half Of It

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Cinemas reopening, 1917, The Specialists & The Half Of It
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the prospect of cinemas reopening in early July and casts his eye over the top box office films of all time (unadjusted for inflation). He reviews a bizarre French spaghetti Western with Johnny Hallyday, The Specialists, looks at the disc arrival of the superb 1917 and recommends Netflix romcom The Half Of It, hoping it might attract awards attention.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Is it cheating to use tech to get delivery slots or flour?

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Is it cheating to use tech to get delivery slots or flour?
Share Radio's tech editor Steve Caplin asks whether it's cheating to use a web service that tells you when delivery slots come free. He looks at the problem's of the NHS's putative contact tracing app, at a hospital drone delivery for the Isle of Wight, at the end of Buzzfeed's UK news outfit, how you can get a 3D print of a Van Gogh, a surfing simulator, an inflatable e-bike, a nifty curved smartwatch and possibly the most fiendish jigsaw yet devised.
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Steve Caplin


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