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The Bigger Picture: Chinese spying and Huawei, the intolerance of the left and leadership of the WTO

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Chinese spying and Huawei, the intolerance of the left and leadership of the WTO
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University looks at the decision to strip Huawei of its role in the 5G network in the UK in the light of previous knowledge of the Chinese government's malicious cyber campaign and theft of commercial data. He discusses how the left need to recapture their mojo and become more tolerant. And he examines the decision to make Liam Fox the UK candidate to lead the World Trade Organisation.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot dolphins and Lego Nintendo

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot dolphins and Lego Nintendo
Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin looks at drive-in cinemas for children, wondering how they will be able to see through the windscreen. He discusses Amazon's smart shopping cart, the Uber boat service on the Thames, Lego's Nintendo set, robot dolphins, groceries in reusable packaging, whisky in paper bottles, a solution to messy soap and how to work from home – in Barbados!
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: The Old Guard & Finding The Way Back

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Old Guard & Finding The Way Back
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office charts, finding them not quite as melancholic as the numbers for the first weekend after reopening. He reviews the superhero movie The Old Guard, starring Charlize Theron, which has just premiered on Netflix. And he looks at drama Finding The Way Back, Ben Affleck's first acting role of note for several years.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Ocado, Burberry, Dixons & Halma

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Ocado, Burberry, Dixons & Halma
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent company news from Ocado – a major beneficiary of the shift to online shopping – as well as Burberry, Dixons and Halma. Looking ahead, he discusses what we might expect when we hear from Vodafone and Unilever.
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Helal Miah


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The Bigger Picture: The latest mini-Budget, Mark Sedwill's departure and the American election

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The latest mini-Budget, Mark Sedwill's departure and the American election
Political commentator Mike Indian looks at Rishi Sunak's latest min-Budget and gives his progress report on the Chancellor's achievements so far. He explains the departure of the country's most senior civil servant, Mark Sedwill and he assesses how Sir Keir Starmer is doing as the Opposition Leader. He also casts his eye across the Atlantic to the United States where Donald Trump's rival, Joe Biden, is now ahead in the polls.
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Mike Indian


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Bootleg Soviet helicopters

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Bootleg Soviet helicopters
Tech guru Steve Caplin looks at staycation scams, at a bootleg Soviet helicopter operations in Moldova, at the internet balloons floating over Kenya, at the failure of the massively-funded short-video platform Quibi, at how windows could be filled with water to control room temperatures, at the OTHER words and phrases that can be used to trigger voice assistants and at a new version of the E-Type Jaguar that would set you back a cool million pounds.
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Steve Caplin


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The Business of Film: The Assistant, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga & Dark Waters

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Assistant, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga & Dark Waters
James Cameron-Wilson looks (though his fingers) at the first UK box office chart since March as the some cinemas reopen, though with many re-releases rather than new product. He reviews The Assistant, Will Ferrell in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and the story of a true-life corporate scandal, Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: E-sports, Boohoo & Persimmon

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: E-sports, Boohoo & Persimmon
Joe Healey of The Share Centre looks athlete rise and rise of e-sports and how investors might capitalise on the sector. He also looks at recent news from Persimmon and Boohoo. Looking ahead, he suggests what we might expect when we hear from Ocado, Experian and Halma.
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Joe Healey


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The Bigger Picture: Has China killed Hong Kong, Labour's new direction and companies going woke

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Has China killed Hong Kong, Labour's new direction and companies going woke
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University says that China has killed Hong Kong but that, in the long run, it might have caused itself serious problems. He looks at the change of direction of the Labour Party under Sir Keir Starmer. And he explains why the corporate world going woke is not necessarily all bad news for capitalism.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: Resistance, Laughter in Paradise and Netflix numbers

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Resistance, Laughter in Paradise and Netflix numbers
James Cameron-Wilson discusses the latest film news, with the planned openings of some UK cinemas being delayed. He reviews the true WW2 tale Resistance with Jesse Eisenberg, looks at Netflix unveiling its viewing figures and, with host Simon Rose, reviews the restoration of the 1951 British classic Laughter in Paradise, starring Alastair Sim.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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