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The Delta Variant was first identified in India, fuelling a huge wave of cases and deaths. It is now spreading around the world, becoming the most dominant variant in many countries. This week we take a look at the numbers - where’s it spreading, how is this different to previous waves and what can be done to stop it?Tim Harford speaks to Professor…
 
Sam Warburton and Martin Johnson are the only players to captain the British & Irish Lions on back-to-back tours. So for this episode they sat down together to discuss their incredible achievement. They talk leadership, feeling under qualified, handling pressure and the art of a good team talk. Martin also relives the famous series win over South A…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Howard Hughes on TalkRADIO to discuss the latest tech news. This week; CNet reports that Amazon appear to be working on a type of sleep tracking device, but to what ends and how will the data they collect be used? You can follow and contact Fevzi on Twitter @gadgetdetective #Fevzi #Turkalp #Gadget #Detecti…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Sarah Walker on BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; Microsoft announced Windows 365, a new subscription service where Windows and all of your software is hosted on their remote servers and they stream your operating system and apps as a video to your computer, but as…
 
Guests include Welsh education minister Jeremy Miles; Germany Green MEP Daniel Freund; deputy leader of Welsh Labour and the Labour MP for Swansea East, Carolyn Harris; environmental journalist George Monbiot; political scientist Professor Paul Webb; Dr Stephen Wilkinson who is a lecturer in politics and international relations at the University of…
 
Sam Warburton chats to Gavin Hastings, one of the greatest Scottish players to ever represent the British & Irish Lions. In 1989, Gavin helped the Lions to their first series win in 15 years. Despite being on the receiving end of a right hook from Australia’s Nick Farr-Jones in the second Test, Gavin scored a crucial try to level the series. He rec…
 
Ugo and Chris discuss an eventful few days for the Lions. Marcus Smith joins the tour, Alun Wyn Jones could be on the next flight out and Warren Gatland's side get ready for their toughest test against South Africa 'A'. South African journalist Brenden Nel joins the pod to explain how Covid is disrupting the Springboks preparations and predicts cap…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Howard Hughes on TalkRADIO to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. A serious flaw, CVE-2021-34527, has been found in Windows 10, and also affecting Windows 7, effecting the print spooler and leaving the system vulnerable to hackers, allowing them to take control of the computer. Microsoft have issued …
 
Guests include leader of the Welsh Conservative leader in the Senedd Andrew RT Davies, Tory MP Tom Tugendhat, Welsh Labour MP Beth Winter, writer and broadcaster Eamonn Mallie, Professor Richard Wyn Jones, and reviewing the papers Rhian Davies who is the Chief Executive of Disability Wales and Theo Davies-Lewis who is a political commentator…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Paul Coia on BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; looking back at the retro tech of yesteryear, plus a look at how reliable the NHS Covid app is. Plus, what type of dog is the Gadget Detective and what gets him panting? Gadget of the Week is the Logitech MX Keys. This…
 
In recent months, Twitter has rarely been out of the headlines in Nigeria. After it deleted a tweet by the country’s president, the Nigerian government responded by banning it altogether. In the media coverage of the story it has been commonly claimed that Nigeria has 40 million Twitter users – but could this really be true? We spoke to Allwell Okp…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Jason Mohammad on BBC Radio Wales. As a study claims that within 15 years many of our household chores will be undertaken by robots we cast our minds back over the tech of yesteryear, and what old gadgets some of us are still using. You can follow and contact Fevzi on Twitter @gadgetdetective #Fevzi #Turka…
 
In the first episode of this new series, Sam Warburton speaks to Sir Gareth Edwards about his remarkable career with the British & Irish Lions. Gareth remembers his first Lions call-up in 1968 as a student and his joy at receiving a voucher for two pairs of boots. Three years later Gareth was back with the Lions and helping them secure their first …
 
Ugo Monye and Chris Jones are joined by former British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton to discuss this year's tour so far, which players have already staked a claim for a Test spot and whether football is really coming home. Sam is also here to announce he will be taking over the Rugby Union Weekly feed during the Lions tour to deliver four spe…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Danny Pike on BBC Radio Surrey and Radio Sussex to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. A gang of Russian hackers is demanding 70 million dollars in bitcoin after using a ransomware attack on a server company in America, affecting hundreds of companies globally. First Gadget of the Week is the Google …
 
Guests include Lord Peter Hain, former deputy director of strategy and communications for ex Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in 2017 Steve Howell, Welsh Government's Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution Mick Antoniw, Conservative MP for Brecon and Radnorshire and a member of the select committee on Northern Ireland Affairs Fay Jones, Dr Ma…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; the US has been hit by a colossal ransomware cyber attack, thought to originate in Russia and affecting hundreds of companies. How can we, the general public, protect ourselves from similar crimes? Gadget of the Week is t…
 
To some on the internet, the cheap anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin is a potential wonder drug that could dramatically change the global fight against Covid-19. It has passionate proponents, from a small group of scientists to the more conspiratorially-minded. But with a scattered evidence base of varying quality, what - if anything - do we know for …
 
The UK’s Covid cases are still rising and Scotland is being hit particularly hard - so are we speeding up our vaccination programme in response?Will many of the UK’s coastal towns, not to mention central London, be underwater in the next few years?Do the country’s poorest households really pay more than half their income in tax?What are the top fiv…
 
Before Harlequins' Premiership title celebrations enter a third day, we managed to catch up with Danny Care who tells us all about their dramatic victory over Exeter at Twickenham. Chris even interrupts his honeymoon to join the conversation. We find out Ashy is in line for his third Premiership medal and there is plenty to discuss as the Lions arr…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Clive Bull on LBC to discuss the latest tech news and reviews, and answer listener questions. This time; How secure is the data from security cameras, is the clandestine use of video cameras a privacy issue, how problematic is the governmental use of widespread CCTV surveillance, and do we even own the foo…
 
Guests include The Mirror's Kevin Maguire, former Tory health minister, now writer and broadcaster, Edwina Currie, Shadow Minister for victims and youth justice - Cardiff North Labour MP Anna McMorrin, Plaid Cymru MS Heledd Fychan, Historian Prof Martin Johnes and Emeritus Prof and writer Huw Beynon, Ruth Marks - chief executive of the Wales Counci…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; the Competition Markets Authority is investigating the number of fake reviews that appear on Amazon and Google, and whether these companies are doing enough to remove them and how can customers avoid being scammed? First …
 
The Delta variant is behind the big increase in the number of new Covid 19 cases in the UK since April. We take a look at what impact vaccines have had on infections, hospitalisations and deaths.Chris Packham told viewers on the BBC’s Springwatch that blue tits eat 35 billion caterpillars a year. We get him onto the programme to explain.How much do…
 
Danny speaks to Ugo and Chris all about Harlequins' dramatic semi-final victory over Bristol. He tells them what was said in the dressing room at half-time, why Joe Marler arrived by helicopter and his thoughts on facing Exeter in the final. They discuss the Lions' first warm-up match this weekend and what they would like to see from Warren Gatland…
 
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Sarah Walker on BBC Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; Facial recognition is in the spotlight as the invasive privacy issues of live facial recognition surveillance are questioned by the UK Information Commissioner. We're used to being tracked everywhere we go online, but sho…
 
The official number of deaths attributed to Covid 19 around the world in the whole of 2020 is 1.88 million. The global toll this year surpassed this figure on 11th of June. We look at how things are worse worldwide, despite vaccines and lock downs. Does the UK have the worst bathing sites in Europe? That’s certainly a claim made by a number of news…
 
Lions centre Robbie Henshaw joins Danny, Ashy and Chris on the pod this week. He talks about the team's training camp in Jersey, his hopes for the tour and wanting to start a Lions band this summer. They also discuss Saracens' return to the Premiership and whether they're coming back stronger than before. There's a look at both Premiership semi-fin…
 
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