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The Business of Film: Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Halloween Kills, The Last Duel, Beatles and India

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Halloween Kills, The Last Duel, Beatles and India
James Cameron-Wilson welcomes a glut of new films now that Bond is finally fading, though it has amassed £68.6m in the UK and looks set to be the 2nd high-crossing in the series. #2 is Venom: Let There Be Carnage w. Tom Hardy, #3 Halloween Kills (the 12th in the franchise), #5 Ron's Gone Wrong, #6 The Last Duel and #10 is Arracht. There's also the documentary Beatles And India about the sub-continent's influence on the Fab Four and their music.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Inflation, interest rates and the Budget

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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors

The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Inflation, interest rates and the Budget
Laith Khalaf of A J Bell discusses the slight fall in inflation last month to 3.1%, pointing out the distortions caused by the pandemic the year earlier. Markets are betting on the Bank of England increasing interest rates in November, but is it likely to happen? Laith looks forward to next week's Budget, thinking investors may be hit by a hike in CGT. And he also highlights the first Bitcoin ETF launching in the US, giving Bitcoin further legitimacy.
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Laith Khalaf


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Solar-powered fire engines & camper vans, facial recognition payment & fast-delivered food

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Solar-powered fire engines & camper vans, facial recognition payment & fast-delivered food
Steve Caplin, Share Radio's technology expert, discusses Gloucestershire's solar-powered fire engines and Dutch students who've built a solar-powered camper van. Facial recognition payment has come to the Moscow Metro and schools in North Ayrshire. Apple have listened to customers with their new Macbook, Tesco have a checkout-free store as well as a one-hour delivery service that isn't as fast as some competitors. Also news of a foldable e-scooter you can take on a plane, robot Japanese waiters, the Royal Mint extracting gold from discarded devices and 10,000 Damien Hirst spot paintings where the buyers have a difficult choice to make.
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Steve Caplin


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The Bigger Picture: Sir David Amess, Boris's gamble on a green future, the EU vs. Poland

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Sir David Amess, Boris's gamble on a green future, the EU vs. Poland
In the wake of the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University, who had worked with him, asks how the threat to MPs can be better managed. He looks at the Prime Minister's big gamble on a green future with huge political and technological problems to overcome. And with the EU and Poland at loggerheads where we are witnessing the dialogue of the deaf, he wonders who will prevail.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: The Addams Family 2, The Guilty, I Never Cry, Whistle Down The Wind

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Addams Family 2, The Guilty, I Never Cry, Whistle Down The Wind
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office chart, still dominated by A Time To Die, now the most successful Bond film ever. His heart sinks at the advent of The Addams Family 2 but admires Antoine Fuqua's The Guilty with Jake Gyllenhaal on Netflix and the Polish-Irish drama I Never Cry. And, taking a trip down memory lane, he revisits the 1961 film Whistle Down the Wind with Hayley Mills, the first movie to be directed by Bryan Forbes.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Shatner in space, Sky Glass, flat pack houses & a Picasso palimpsest

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Shatner in space, Sky Glass, flat pack houses & a Picasso palimpsest
Steve Caplin, Share Radio's technology editor, on William Shatner's brief trip into space, expressing disappointment that we didn't all wear monkey masks. With news that Prince Charles's Aston Martin runs on cheese whey, he hopes he drives "caerphilly". There's news of Sky Glass, ending satellite dishes, a lost Picasso palimpsest revealed, IKEA's flat-pack houses, a clever system for recharging e-bikes, Facebook's robot for spinning fibre cables and an app for those who are afraid of spiders.
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Steve Caplin


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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Which "flation" are we heading for?

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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors

The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Which "flation" are we heading for?
Russ Mould, Investment Director of A J Bell, states the case for us heading into a period of inflation, deflation and stagflation. But which will it be? Cautioning that while it might be too early to tell for sure, investors should not expect more of what we've had for the past decade or so. Russ gives some guides to indicators investors should keep an eye on. He also reminds investors that it is always sensible to have some cash in hand - just in case.
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Russ Mould


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The Bigger Picture: Northern Ireland Protocol, Boris's party speech, Sunak's Budget & NHS waiting lists

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Northern Ireland Protocol, Boris's party speech, Sunak's Budget & NHS waiting lists
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses the reported plans to amend the Northern Ireland Protocol and considers whether they could solve the problem. He reviews Boris Johnson's party conference speech ("brief and insubstantial") and wonders where the strategic direction of the government is. He looks forward to the Chancellor's autumn Budget ahead of what might be a winter of discontent. And in the light of the waiting list of people in England waiting for hospital treatment growing to 5.7m, he ponders where the plan is to ameliorate the situtation.
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Mike Indian


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The Bigger Picture: Whither or wither Britain? The UK in the Space Race. Inequality in blue plaques

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Whither or wither Britain? The UK in the Space Race. Inequality in blue plaques
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University asks whether Britain is to become a high-wage, high-skill globally-competing nation or become unsustainably mired in debt and stagflation. He discussed the plans for a "Galactic Britain" and wonders what it might mean for the economy. And he looks at a study which shows that only 2% of blue plaques in London commemorate black people.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Rising gilt yields (and why it matters) & Tesco

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The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors

The Financial Outlook for Personal Investors: Rising gilt yields (and why it matters) & Tesco
Laith Khalaf, Head of Investment Analysis at A J Bell, discusses the recent sharp rise in gilt yields, explaining why it's happening (rising oil and gas prices and a fear of inflation) and why it is important for everyone, not just those with an interest in fixed interest securities. He also looks at the recent results from Tesco, which pleasantly surprised the market, and explains what the retailer is doing right at a time when one of its competitors has been taken over.
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Laith Khalaf


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