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The Bigger Picture: Boris in Europe, chances of a General Election and the state pension

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Boris in Europe, chances of a General Election and the state pension
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at Boris Johnson's meetings with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron and reckons that if no deal has been arranged by September 30th, a no-deal Brexit is inevitable. He rates the chance of a General Election the day after Halloween at 80% and looks at the report that the state pension age might have to rise to 75.
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Mike Indian


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Facial recognition for bartenders

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Facial recognition for bartenders
Steve Caplin looks at a facial recognition system for bartenders, the death of the man who invented computer passwords, the tweeter who got round a parental device ban thanks to a smart fridge, the new use for hot water at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and a robotic tail from Japan that is designed to prevent falls for old people.
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Steve Caplin


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: BHP, Persimmon & Wood Group

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: BHP, Persimmon & Wood Group
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks back at recent results from BHP, Persimmon, Wood Group and NMC Health and looks ahead to forthcoming figures from Bunzl, James Fisher, The Gym Group, Hays and Petrofac.
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Helal Miah


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The Business Of Film: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

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The Business Of Film

The Business Of Film: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office figures, with Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood storming into #1 position, despite its near three-hour length. Dora & The Lost City of Gold enters at #4, near-the-knuckle comedy Bad Boys is in at #6 and Uglydolls debuts at #11. For his home release of the week, James admires the violent Western The Sisters Brothers, starring John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Bigger Picture: Trouble for Putin, heavily negative interest rates and coming global challenges

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Trouble for Putin, heavily negative interest rates and coming global challenges
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University looks at recent but growing protests in Russia and why they spell problems for Putin. He looks at the dangers for democracy of even more deeply negative interest rates. And he ponders the coming global challenges and whether China's strength will turn out to be sustainable.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: Blinded By The Light

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Blinded By The Light
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, still dominated by the rampaging Lion King. He recommends the 80s-set Blinded By The Light which enters at #4 though is less keen on The Art of Racing In The Rain, which didn't even make it into the top ten. For home release, his tip is Gloria Bell, starring Julianne Moore.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Prudential, Tui and Gold

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Prudential, Tui and Gold
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Prudential and Tui and at the 6-year high for the gold price. He looks ahead to what we might expect from Persimmon, BHP and the John Wood Group.
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Graham Spooner


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Generating electricity by walking

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Generating electricity by walking
Steve Caplin on Sony selling 100m Playstation 4s, on contact lenses that can zoom in, on harvesting electricity from walking, on how one person can drive two trucks at once, on an autonomous pod with wheels that rotate 360 degrees, on an e-bike with blindspot assistance, on snail slime's effect on ageing and how tickling your ear can slow the ageing process. All this and the Cobham tea room with a robotic waitress called Theresa.
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Steve Caplin


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The Bigger Picture: Boris's Union tour, votes of no confidence and the role of Dominic Cummings

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Boris's Union tour, votes of no confidence and the role of Dominic Cummings
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses what lessons we can take from the Lib Dem win at the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. He looks at Boris Johnson's tour of the Union and the Scottish swing in favour of independence. He considers the options left to Remainers to stop the country leaving the EU on October 31st and the role that Dominic Cummings is playing in the new government.
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Mike Indian


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: HSBC, Glencore, Intercontinental Hotels & Burford Capital

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: HSBC, Glencore, Intercontinental Hotels & Burford Capital
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from HSBC (including the loss of its CEO), Glencore, Intercontinental Hotels and Burford Capital and looks ahead to what we might expect from Admiral, Prudential and TUI.
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Ian Forrest


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