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While EU leaders meet at an emergency summit, the Crimea parliament asks to join Russia. The BBC's David Stern joins us from Kiev for the latest developments and from Moscow, we speak to Dr Frank Schauff - chief executive of the Association of European Businesses in Russia. The BBC's Steve Evans asks ...
We get the latest news from the US financial markets from Jim Lebenthal of Lebenthal Asset Management in New York. And Will Villota from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence tells us why Facebook's new restrictions on gun-related posts don't go far enough.
Russia's parliament has begun discussing how it might retaliate if the west were to impose sanctions. We hear from the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Moscow that business people there are apprehensive. Campaigners say an EU draft law to ensure rare minerals mined for use in mobile phones ...
We ask Chris Low from FTN Financial in New York how uncertainty in Ukraine is affecting the US financial markets.
US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has arrived in Ukraine with $1 billion worth of financial help for Kiev. We examine how precarious the country's economic situation is. And, we ask how vulnerable is the international financial system, if the US goes ahead with sanctions against Russia? We hear from ...
Moscow shares have slumped by over 10% today and the rouble has fallen to record lows as the crisis in Ukraine builds. We have analysis from Moscow, we're on the ground in Crimea and Charles Kupchan from the Council On Foreign Relations gives us an insight into the economic weapons that could be used ...
Moscow shares have slumped by over 10% today and the rouble has fallen to record lows as the crisis in Ukraine builds. We have analysis from Moscow, we're on the ground in Crimea and regular contributor Roger Bootle tells us why he has some sympathy with the Russian position. Plus are British universities ...
US market reaction to ongoing unrest in Ukraine, with Cary Leahy from Decision Economics.
The World Bank announces it's suspending $90mn worth of aid for Uganda because of the country's tough new anti-homosexual law. Jonathan Glennie of the Overseas Development Institute calls it hypocrisy.
We'll have the latest from Ukraine, where - to add to the citizens' woes - the economy is in a parlous ...
A new way to tackle bulging waistlines – Michelle Obama and the FDA propose a radical overhaul of food labelling in the US. Plus the latest news from the financial markets.
As RBS boss Ross McEwan describes the bank's losses as 'sobering' we speak to Max Colchester of the Wall Street Journal about how it might rebuild itself and how it should cope with criticism over its half billion pound bonus bill.
Pro-Europe British Labour MP Keith Vaz discusses the UK's place in the ...
We find out what's been happening on Wall Street with Joe Saluzzi from Themis Trading in New Jersey.
Credit Suisse bosses are grilled by Senators over US tax avoidance schemes.
Transparency International warns of theft and money laundering by corrupt Ukrainian officials.
American economist Irwin Stelzer discusses President Obama's three hundred billion dollar road and rail improvement programme.
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Dubai’s biggest gold refiner is under fire for allegedly failing to prevent ‘conflict gold’ from entering the global supply chain. A former partner at Ernst & Young has told the BBC that suspicious rule changes made by Dubai’s mineral regulator led to key findings being covered up. He also claims ...
The future of the cyber currency is under scrutiny after one of its dealers shut shop unexpectedly. Plus, wealthy migrants could soon be able to buy visas to live in the UK if they win an auction.
Ugandan President Yoweri Musevini has approved a controversial new anti-gay law which has prompted Virgin boss, Richard Branson, to call for a boycott. Todd Sears, founder of Out On The Street, a US-based gay and lesbian advocacy group shares his views on the developing situation. And after reaching ...
Russia had been putting money into Ukraine, but now there's talk of it putting troops in instead. Even if it doesn't come to that, who is going to bail out a divided nation that's down on its uppers, if Moscow turns its back? Also, the "fixed pay allowance" - or how to continue paying millions to top ...
After a week of violent demonstrations in Venezuela and Ukraine, we hear from the capital Caracas on the everyday effects of economic chaos and shortages. Also, the EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht speaks out about 'that' trade deal, which sparked the current unrest in Ukraine. And we hear from the ...
Doug McIntyre from 24/7 Wall Street told us what the Federal Reserve transcripts of critical meetings held during the 2008 financial crisis revealed.
Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago gives us a roundup of today's news from Wall Street.
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