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The Bigger Picture: Deal or no-deal?

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Deal or no-deal?
Mike Indian, political commentator and author of The Groucho Tendency blog, discusses with Simon Rose the outcome of the EU summit in Salzburg where leaders of the 27 other member states discussed Brexit. With the head of the European Council Donald Tusk saying that May’s Chequers plan would not work, what does that mean for the Prime Minister and her plan. Is a no-deal Brexit now more likely. Mike also highlights the leaked Tory dossier about who might replace May, which gives pitchy comments on the chances of the possible candidates. Ahead of the Labour Party conference, he looks at Labour’s democracy review and the possibility of the party endorsing a call for a second Brexit referendum.
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Mike Indian


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Gadgets & Gizmos: The Wrong Trousers Come Right

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: The Wrong Trousers Come Right
Steve Caplin looks at the latest developments in drone technology, explains why he won't be buying the new iPhone but does recommend updating iOS, marvels at the Bristol scientists producing a real-life version of The Wrong Trousers, is impressed by a 3D-printed US army barracks, wants to try a deeper-water snorkel and applauds Carlsberg for fastening its beer cans together without plastic.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Crazy Rich Asians

Simon Rose
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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Crazy Rich Asians
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, reviewing the weeks new films, The Predator, Crazy Rich Asians and King of Thieves, as well as Puzzle, clocking in at No. 40 in the chart. He also looks at the home release of Apostasy before he and Simon Rose consider the 50th anniversary home release of Mel Brooks's film challenging the taste barrier, The Producers, which won the novice director a Best Screenplay Oscar.
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James Cameron Wilson


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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: Ocado, Kingfisher and inflation

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The Week That Was

The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: Ocado, Kingfisher and inflation
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks back at announcements from Ocado and Kingfisher. With the retail sector still much to the fore, he looks at what the recent hike in inflation might mean and at Tesco's response to the success of Lidl and Aldi, the launch of budget chain Jack's. He also looks ahead to forthcoming numbers from Next, United Utilities and Tui.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: The Business of Hurricanes

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: The Business of Hurricanes
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: Hurricane Florence makes landfall; Apple unveils new phones; Nike hits a new high; Dave & Buster’s delivers; Sears surprises; And Volkswagen kills a bug; Motley Fool analysts Matt Argersinger, Ron Gross, and Jason Moser delve into these stories.
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Chris Hill


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot strawberry pickers

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot strawberry pickers
Steve Caplin looks at robot strawberry pickers, a nail-dispensing hammer, Polaroid's new app-controlled camera, how mobile voice calls are falling, 3D-printed peat houses, a wearable chair and how bad wines might soon be a thing of the past.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: What Wage Growth Means for Stocks

Simon Rose
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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: What Wage Growth Means for Stocks
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: Wages increase at their fastest pace since 2009; Five Below and Okta rack up big returns for shareholders; Tesla falls on news that its Chief Accounting Officer is leaving; And Mattel gets into the movie business.
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Chris Hill


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The Bigger Picture: Novichock, Trump and Labour

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Novichock, Trump and Labour
Political commentator Mike Indian, author of The Groucho Tendency blog, discusses the international response to the UK's conclusions that Russia WAS responsible for the Novichok poisonings. He also examines the anonymous New York Times article written by a Trump administration insider, as well as looking at the resignation of Labour's Frank Field and the party's attempts to get on top of the antisemitism row.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous cars with eyes

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous cars with eyes
Steve Caplin goes on the road, telling us about autonomous cars with eyes, shape-shifting car seats, Rolls Royce's new top-end "privacy suite", a full-size sports car made of Lego, Kalashnikov's electric "supercar" and how Tesla has brought the computer sense of the word "crash" to motoring.
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Steve Caplin


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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: WPP, D S Smith, William Hill & Melrose

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was

The Week That Was and The Week Ahead: WPP, D S Smith, William Hill & Melrose
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent announcements from WPP, D S Smith, William Hill and Melrose Industries and looks ahead to what we might expect from Associated British Foods.
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Ian Forrest


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