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Baltimore: Did economics create the conditions for the riots, or was it partly down to lead-based paint? We consider some less well known challenges facing America's urban poor. We hear from one inspiring urban campaigner, Munir Bahar, who says the black community needs to do more to help itself, and ...
Greece's finance minister has warned it could only have a couple of weeks of cash left in its banks after meeting a 750 million Euro repayment of its loans to the IMF. Can anyone rival the Royal Mail when it comes to door to door postal deliveries after its only competitor Whistl halted its service. ...
Description: With the Conservatives' forming a majority Government, Adam and David look at what it needs to do to meet its economic pledges and what will the impact be of the EU in/out referendum. Plus the comeback of Mead!
BT is currently splashing the cash...buying up the mobile network EE and increasing its spending on football rights. But what does its future hold? Plus where next for the supermarkets as Sainsbury's announces its first loss in a decade. Finally, it's like 1964 again as British acts take over the American ...
On the last day of campaigning before the election we look at the parties' key policies affecting the economy and the pound in your pocket. Paul Johnson, Director of the leading economic think tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies runs a slide rules across the numbers. And City experts look at the key ...
Deutsche Bank is hit with a massive $2.5bn fine for rigging interest rates - regulators condemn behaviour such as this by its staff. So what's being done to clean up their behaviour...or are these all yesterday's problems?
Could there be a chink of light in the standoff between Greece and the European ...
The amount of revenue generated by advertising on Facebook for mobiles has jumped by nearly 50% in a year. Adam and Mickey discuss whether adverts are making any difference to the way people use social media. Plus the man who ran one of the world's largest Bourbon distilleries for 35 years joins Adam and Mickey.
With Tesco's full year results expected to show its biggest ever losses, Adam and David look back at the supermarket's troubled year and what's being done to turn it around. Plus the West London trader accused of causing hundreds of billions of pounds of losses on US markets and Labour's Chuka Umunna ...
Consumer rights group Which? is demanding action over supermarket special offers which it says create an illusion of savings and confuse shoppers. Director Richard Lloyd sets out his case for a so-called 'super-complaint' to the competition authorities. Some are calling it 'mobilegeddon' - Google is ...
In or out - the Greece debt crisis has dominated international talks. We look at the chances of a deal being done - or is Greece on the way out of the Euro? And talking of leaving Europe - UKIP have outlined to this programme their plans for a 'Brexit' - their plan to see Britain leave the European Union. ...
Could our banks cope with another big shock to the system? The Bank of England will today set out new - tougher - tests of their ability to deal with a crisis. There's just one week to go before a major shake-up to the way pensions work - which will let savers spend their money on what they want. Are ...
From late payment to tied pubs - we look at a major piece of legislation introduced to improve the fortunes of the UK's five million small businesses. We hear from the chief executive of insurance underwriter Lloyds of London on the threat from climate change. And as it becomes easier for more people ...
Are you about to lose your local bank...and would you ever pay for a current account? We discuss the future of banking with Benny Higgins, the boss of Tesco Bank, and the supermarket group's strategy director. Many of the new jobs created in recent years have been through self-employment. But does it ...
There are more women than ever before in the boardrooms of our largest companies but do they have the same power as their male counterparts? Investment company boss Helena Morrissey joins us on Wake up to Money. No convincing case for HS2 - that's the view of a group of Lords who say the regions could ...
Inflation is expected to fall further and may hit zero later today. We look at why and whether we should fear an extended period of low or negative inflation; the dreaded deflation. In China overnight, more signs that the manufacturing sector is continuing to slow. We hear from those behind solar farms, ...
The South African businessman Dave King is expected to take control of Rangers at an emergency meeting of shareholders today following months of boardroom wrangling. We talk to the former Greek Shipping and Tourist Minister, Miltiadis Vervitsiotis about whether anything has changed under the new Syriza ...
The impact and repurcussions of the financial crisis continue to be felt. The Serious Fraud Office is investigating whether Bank of England efforts to keep cash flowing during the financial crisis were rigged. It's also six years since interest rates were cut to 0.5%. We also look at drones, and why ...
The founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales explains how high mobile phone charges are excluding the world's poor from using the internet. We're also joined by the head of the Confederation of British Industry - who'll lay out his blueprint for the national economy. And the business of sandwiches - what's driving ...
Ahead of Barclays' full-year results we look at the key issues facing the bank where provisions for fines and compensation were set to rise. The programme heard from the boss of Sony, Kaz Hirai, on that major hack at its film business, and the options for its mobile phone arm. And, Prince William is ...
The East Coast rail line is back in private hands with a joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin taking control. Managing director David Horne explains his plans for the service. We hear from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where the key players in the fiercely competitive industry are meeting ...
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