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Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news ...
 
The world's most valuable emerging tech podcast. Learn from the experts in conversational AI, voice and chat. Automation is the future of business, get the knowledge you need, right now. From www.syntheticagency.co - the conversational AI agency. We drive customer experience through emerging technologies like voice, chat, AI, messaging, AR and IoT. Web, app, chat and invisible interfaces can digitally transform your products and services. Make your business fit for the next decade, create co ...
 
The City View is a new podcast from City A.M. - London's daily business and finance newspaper. City A.M. was launched 15 years ago under the strapline "business with personality" - and The City View podcast follows the same philosophy. Every day, City A.M. Editor Christian May will open the podcast with a quick look at the headlines from the worlds of business, finance, economics and politics, before introducing his guest of the day. Guests will be industry leaders, economists, pundits, inve ...
 
To save the world we need to change the story. Nature and the climate are in crisis. To survive we must use our most powerful tool - communication. Telling these stories can be difficult and dangerous. But done right they can change the world. Join environmental journalist Lucy Siegle (The Guardian, The One Show) and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill (Greta Thunberg/#NatureNow & BBC Natural History Unit) as they learn how to communicate better, from those who do it best. Legendary broadcaster S ...
 
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Despite tougher laws and punishments brought in after the rape and murder of a student in Delhi in 2012, India continues to see cases of brutal attacks on women.Many survivors and their families have told the BBC World Service, as part of its 100 Women season, that they are still struggling to get justice.Reporter: Divya AryaCameraman and Editor: K…
 
The High Court in England has ruled that children under 16 - who say they want to change gender - are unlikely to be able to give their informed consent to treatment -- with drugs that block puberty. The case was brought by a young woman who regretted her decision to have treatment and argued that a court order should be needed for children to take…
 
Debenhams, one of the biggest names on the high street, is set to close with 12,000 staff expected to lose their jobs. It's the second huge blow to the UK retail sector in the space of 24 hours, with Arcadia, the owner of Topshop, going into administration.Debenhams had already cut 6,500 jobs in recent months after the group went into administratio…
 
Thousands of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's conflict-hit northern region of Tigray have run out of food, the UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, has said.It appealed for urgent access to the region to provide emergency assistance.Communications and aid access have been blocked since the start of the conflict between the federal government fighters loyal t…
 
The goals of the UN Paris climate agreement are getting "within reach", new analysis suggests.The Climate Action Tracker group looked at new climate promises from China and other nations, along with the carbon plans of US President-elect Joe Biden.These commitments would mean the rise in world temperatures could be held to 2.1C by the end of this c…
 
This Giving Tuesday, we take a look at where people are donating — places like food banks, housing groups and mutual aid networks. Plus, the stock market’s strongest month in more than 30 years. Also, the future of net neutrality, given upcoming changes to the FCC. And, the epidemic lessons San Francisco learned from HIV/AIDS.…
 
With a number of potential vaccines for Covid-19 now imminent, there are increasing concerns that misinformation online could turn some people against being immunized.The World Health Organization (WHO) says the world is not only fighting the pandemic, but also what it calls an "infodemic" - where an overload of information, some of it false, makes…
 
Huge protests have erupted in Poland as the government attempts to ban nearly all abortions.We spent a night on the streets with the protesters as some were beaten and pepper-sprayed by police.The Catholic country already has strict rules on abortion but the new law would stop women whose babies were likely to die after birth from having terminatio…
 
The Government Accountability Office found that many people on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program may be getting less money than they’re entitled to. Plus, without all students learning in person, how schools are adapting their free lunch programs. Your support makes our journalism possible — become a Marketplace Investor today to keep us…
 
From the BBC World Service: Life and the global economy are expected to recover as immunization programs are rolled out. Also, the U.N. has a record $35 billion goal for humanitarian fundraising. Plus, getting creative with charitable giving this holiday season. Your support makes our journalism possible — become a Marketplace Investor today to kee…
 
In the 1960s, Farrukh Dhondy and Leila Hassan Howe became activists in Britain's Black Power movement.With racial tensions running high, many black Britons looked to American movements for inspiration.They spoke to the BBC’s Amanda Kirton about how it felt to be on the brink of a revolution of change.Warning: This report contains offensive language…
 
What are the logistical challenges of vaccinating huge swathes of the population and how do you persuade those who are 'vaccine-hesitant' to get the jab? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogThe vaccinations against coronavirus have not yet gained approval but already the plan is under way to vaccinate an entire world.In the UK, the army will…
 
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the poor, vulnerable and those living in deprived areas the hardest. The overall death rate in England’s poorest areas was almost double that of the least deprived between April and June, according to official figures.The government say they are committed to reducing deprivation and have spent tens of billions of po…
 
More than 13 thousand jobs are at risk after the retail empire Arcadia went into administration.The group - which includes Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins - had been seeking a new injection of cash following lost sales because of the coronavirus pandemic. However a former boss of Topshop - Jane Sheperdson - has told the BBC that the group's pro…
 
Australia has demanded China apologise for posting a fake picture on a government Twitter account that depicted an Australian soldier murdering an Afghan child.Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Beijing should be "utterly ashamed" for sharing the "repugnant" image.It comes amid escalating political tensions between the two countries.The image refer…
 
The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is over, but some families are still waiting for news of their missing relatives.Twenty-two-year-old Soghomon was fighting on the Armenian frontline against Azerbaijan. The last time his family heard from him was 1 October.He was a soldier, but also an artist and a talented piano player.His father and sis…
 
Moderna is seeking approval of its coronavirus vaccine in the US and Europe so it can be recommended for widespread use.Regulators will decide if it is safe and effective enough to be rolled out.Clinical studies show the jab is more than 94% effective at protecting people from becoming ill with Covid-19.Pfizer, which has a similar jab, has already …
 
When Santosh Esram first arrived in the tribal village of Neelam Thogu, deep in the forests of India's southern Telangana state, he found people living in poverty and children with no access to education.He had come to the village to distribute food and medical supplies to locals, but ended up starting a school.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1…
 
From the BBC World Service: Parts of Arcadia Group could be sold off as COVID-19 strikes a blow on Main Street. Also, the Tokyo Stock Exchange CEO says he’ll quit after an unprecedented shutdown of trading in October. Plus, how Uganda’s coffee exports are thriving.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
Kaavan is often referred to as the world's loneliest elephant. Now he is being flown to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia thanks to the help of a pop superstar.The singer Cher has been in Pakistan's capital Islamabad to oversee Kaavan's relocation, after he has spent three decades held in miserable conditions in a zoo in the city.Please subscribe HE…
 
Prosecutors in Argentina are investigating Diego Maradona's doctor -- following allegations of negligence prior to the footballing legend's death four days ago.Police in Buenos Aires have searched the house and private clinic of Leopoldo Luque as they try to establish if there is evidence of involuntary manslaughter. The 60-year-old died of a heart…
 
The British government has warned that a third wave of coronavirus is possible in the new year — if restrictions are relaxed too far.It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a rebellion by some of his own Conservative MPs, who believe some of the rules planned after the latest national lockdown in England is lifted go too far. Meanwhile the U…
 
It’s almost December! We’re just about through the calamity that has been 2020, and it’s ending with a bang with news of “Revolution of the Daleks”, including the return of Captain Jack, a teaser, a trailer and more to come in the days ahead. Also, our annual Fluid Links Advent Calendar starts December 1, and we also present our Doctor Who Sericomm…
 
Iran's leaders have promised to retaliate after the assassination of the country's top nuclear scientist. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was attacked near the capital Tehran. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for the killing.Israel has not commented on the attack silent. However it had previously accused the scientist of being the leading figure be…
 
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