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The Bigger Picture: The Cabinet reshuffle, the Peterborough by-election and Euro elections

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The Cabinet reshuffle, the Peterborough by-election and Euro elections
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses the sacking of the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and the resulting Cabinet reshuffle, the recall of Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya and the by-election which will result (will Nigel Farage finally become an MP?) as well the forthcoming European elections and Theresa May's Brexit discussions with the Labour leader.
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Mike Indian


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Lloyds Bank, Sainsbury's and Persimmon

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Lloyds Bank, Sainsbury's and Persimmon
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Lloyds Bank, Sainsbury's (in the wake of the failed merger with Asda) and Persimmon and looks ahead to what we might expect from ITV, Morrison's and BT.
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Graham Spooner


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Gadgets & Gizmos: The first UK shop with no tills

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: The first UK shop with no tills
Steve Caplin discusses shopping in the first UK shop with no checkouts, using just his smartphone. He also tells us of the worlds first vertical TV, the arrival of the Tesla 3, an advance for RFID tags, an immersive VR mask, a mower with a top speed of 150mph and a sex toy for dogs!
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Steve Caplin


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Business of FIlm: Avengers Endgame

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The Business Of Film

Business of FIlm: Avengers Endgame
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the extraordinary box office success of Avengers: Endgame, in theory the last in the series of Marvel superhero movies. It's the quickest film ever to take one billion dollars worldwide, in half the time of the previous record-holder, Avengers: Infinity War. James assesses whether he thinks the unconverted will find it worth seeing. For home release he reviews Minding the Gap, an Obama favourite, a documentary about young men growing up in Illinois.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Motley Fool Money: The Trillion-Dollar Sleeper

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Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: The Trillion-Dollar Sleeper
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: Microsoft’s market cap crosses the trillion-dollar mark as shares hit an all-time high; Amazon reports its most profitable quarter ever; Facebook surprises, but in a good way; And Uber and Slack get ready for their public debuts; Analysts Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, and Jason Moser discuss those stories and dig into earnings from Comcast, Domino’s, PayPal, Starbucks, and Twitter. Plus, CNBC’s Becky Quick talks Warren Buffett and previews the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.
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Chris Hill, Andy Cross, Emily Flippen, Jason Moser


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Motley Fool Answers: Alternative Investing for your IRA

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Motley Fool Answers

Motley Fool Answers: Alternative Investing for your IRA
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: You can’t invest in Beanie Babies, but you can invest in more than just stocks and bonds in your IRA. Eric Satz of AltoIRA joins us to discuss alternative investing options for your retirement accounts.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Eric Satz


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The Bigger Picture: Tory woes, political families & ideas through architecture

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Tory woes, political families & ideas through architecture
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses with Simon Rose the woes of the Conservative Party and the rise of the Brexit Party and wonders if we're seeing the start of a seismic shift in UK politics. He also looks at how inter-generational political families are now emerging on the left, as well as the right. And he looks at architecture as a way of making structure express ideas.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Boohoo, ABF & Sainsbury's/Asda merger

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Boohoo, ABF & Sainsbury's/Asda merger
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at recent numbers from Boohoo and Associated British Foods as well as the rejection of the Sainsbury's/Asda merger. He also comments on the recent strength of the oil market. Looking ahead, he indicates what we might expect from Whitbread, Next and HSBC.
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Ian Forrest


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Business of Film: Red Joan

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The Business Of Film

Business of Film: Red Joan
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, hit for six by the unusually hot Easter Bank Holiday weekend. With Shazam! back at #1, the top English language entry is Red Joan with Judi Dench at #5, followed by Neil Jordan's Greta at #6. James also reviews mid90s, the directorial debut of Jonah Hill, which limped in at #23 in the chart. Next week, he points out, will be dominated by Avengers Endgame, already breaking records in China.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Gadgets & Gizmos: The 3D-printed heart

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: The 3D-printed heart
Steve Caplin discusses a Japanese theft detection system for shops that is wrong one time in five and the Chinese response to "epidemic" toilet paper theft. Also the computer game that takes place over 8 million years, the world's first 3D-printed heart, Google's trial drone delivery service, steam trains running from Waterloo again and a crowd-funded LCD "window" that displays whatever view you would like.
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Steve Caplin


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