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The Bigger Picture: Cold War fake news, Israel & Gulf States and Lexit

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Cold War fake news, Israel & Gulf States and Lexit
In the wake of Robert Mueller's report on Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia, Professor Tim Evans looks at Britain's Cold War "fake news" department, the Information Research Department. He also looks at the conversations taking place between Israel and the Gulf States, unified in their concerns about Iran as well as how and when Labour under Jeremy Corbyn will openly pivot away from the EU and become a hardline Lexit party.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: Us

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Us
With Captain Marvel still in pole position at the UK box office, James Cameron-Wilson looks at Us, Jordan Peele's new horror film, his follow-up to Get Out, which enters at #2. The White Crow, Ralph Fiennes's film about Rudolf Nureyev, is at #7 and romantic weepie Five Feet Apart debuts at #10. James's DVD of the week is Oscar-nominated Japanese film Shoplifters. Also recommended is German's most expensive TV series ever, Babylon Berlin, a detective tale set in the days of the Weimar Republic from, among others Tom Tykwer.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Contactless cards with fingerprint scanners

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Contactless cards with fingerprint scanners
Steve Caplin looks forward to contactless cards which have built-in fingerprint scanners. He also tells of a new way to send large files, a computerised landscape artist, a pedal-assisted car that can reach 120mph, how facial recognition can lead to happier pigs, a new mono-wheel scooter, a drone with flapping wings, a Steinway that will let you record yourself and why hipsters and other anti-conformists end up looking the same.
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steve caplin


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Motley Fool Answers: March Winds Mailbag

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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: March Winds Mailbag
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show, they answer questions about tax optimization with asset location, gifting stock, how to help parents catch up for retirement, and more.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Motley Fool Money: Is Bigger Better for Disney?

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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: Is Bigger Better for Disney?
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Disney completes the Fox deal; Levi’s makes a successful return to the public markets; Biogen suffers a big setback; And Nike slips on earnings. Analysts Emily Flippen, Jim Mueller, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into news from CVS Health and Papa John’s. Plus, Lakehouse Capital Chief Investment Officer Joe Magyer talks about Google’s new game and shares some Australian stock ideas.
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Chris Hill, Emily Flippen, Jim Mueller, Jason Moser, Joe Magyer


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Motley Fool Answers: Deconstructing the 4% Rule

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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: Deconstructing the 4% Rule
Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. In this week's show, Bro interviews financial-planning expert Wade Pfau about the assumptions underlying the 4% safe withdrawal rate in retirement, and whether they’re still valid. And Alison discusses whether an elite college degree is worth the price.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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The Bigger Picture: Who is to blame for the Brexit mess?

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Who is to blame for the Brexit mess?
With just a week to go until Britain COULD leave the EU, political commentator Mike Indian asks who's to blame for the Brexit mess. While asking for an extension to the leaving date, Theresa May has put up the hackles of many MPs with her latest address. He also looks at what's happened to collective responsibility, the Speaker's ability to pick and choose which precedents he invokes and why Jeremy Corbyn walked out of a meeting with the PM because Chuka Umunna was present.
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Mike Indian


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Google's game-changing new games platform

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Google's game-changing new games platform
Steve Caplin gets excited by the prospects of Google's new cloud-based gaming platform, to be delivered through the Chrome browser. He also discusses the new Amazon Kindle entry model, the Myspace blunder that will make Myspace even more obscure than it had been before, James Bond's electric car, a bizarre drinks cooler, a cheesemaker that wasn't and what the ONS's inflation basket means for rabbits and smart speakers amongst other things.
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Steve Caplin


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Kingfisher, Asos, Next & Inmarsat

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Kingfisher, Asos, Next & Inmarsat
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Kingfisher, losing its chief executive, Asos, where things aren't going to plan, Next, which claims Brexit could lead to cheaper prices and Inmarsat, subject of a new bid approach. He also looks ahead to what we might expect from Ferguson and Imperial Brands.
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Ian Forrest


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The Business of Film: Fisherman's Friends

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Fisherman's Friends
James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office chart, topped by Captain Marvel for the second week. UK comedy drama Fisherman's Friends enters at #2 while What Men Want, a remake of the Mel Gibson film What Women Wan, debuts at #3. James's DVD of the week is the Steve McQueen film Widows, starring Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. It, too, is a remake, of a Lynda La Plante 80s UK TV series.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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