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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
||Today: Diversity in the Boardroom||Some football statistics for you. 25% of professional players are black, yet fewer than 4% of coaches within the game are black, asian or of ethnic minority with barely 1% holding leadership positions across the 92 clubs. This under-representation has...||17.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Can exercise slow ageing?||Could many of the problems associated with old age be solved if the over 70s were much better at keeping fit? Sir Muir Gray, Former Chief Knowledge Officer to the National Health Service, thinks so. He has written a book, Sod70, explaining why and...||17.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Sir Kenneth Branagh's acting troupe||Sir Kenneth Branagh is launching his own theatre company - rather like actor managers of years past. The troupe includes Rob Brydon and Dame Judi Dench and will be resident at a West End theatre for a year, starting this October. Our Arts Editor Will...||16.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Friday's business with Tanya Beckett||With analysis on the latest unemployment figures and the Friday Boss, Imperial College London's Professor Alice Gast....||16.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Sir Ben Ainslie||Speaking to the Today Programme's Rob Bonnet is Sir Ben Ainslie, the Olympic gold winning sailor, who discusses changes to the Americas Cup series including reducing the size of the boat and changing its route....||16.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: The hat problem - question and solution||Listen to the hat problem, a puzzle we asked this morning. It is followed by the solution as read by Sarah. Please not Sarah gives the wrong colour at the end of the answer......||16.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Why do we find logic problems fascinating?||A seemingly baffling maths problem posted on Facebook by Singaporean television has become an unlikely internet sensation. The puzzle, designed for high-achieving teenagers, asks students to determine the birthday of “Cheryl” based on a series of...||16.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: What's happening when you crack your knuckles||Some people like the sound of knuckle-cracking while others loathe it, but for years there has been disagreement among scientists about what actually causes it. Now, researchers say the familiar cracking sound is caused by the popping of a small...||15.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Thursday's business with Simon Jack||Featuring news that Greece's finances are worse than thought and house sales flat lining....||15.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Russian politics||Following the BBC’s Diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall’s reports on the Russian economy, patriotism and support for President Putin, we discuss he state of play in the country’s society. Bridget Kendall is the BBC’s Diplomatic correspondent||15.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Lord O'Donnell on coalition negotiations||It seems increasingly clear that no party will gain a clear majority in the election and so what happens on May 8th is important. The civil service are going to be very important in fixing whatever comes after. What preparations are the civil service...||15.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: A survivor of Bergen Belsen recalls the camp||70 years ago today, British and Canadian troops arrived at the gates of the Bergen Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany. It was the first camp to be liberated by British forces. Mishal Husain spoke to one survivor with vivid memories of...||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Wednesday's business with Simon Jack||With analysis of China's GDP figures and the latest World Economic Forum Global Information Technology report....||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Parties reaching beyond their borders||In the last few days we have seen Labour claiming to be the party of fiscal responsibility, whereas the Conservatives have pledged to spend more on the NHS than Labour. Why have both the parties suddenly decided to reach out beyond their traditional...||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Business musical revived||The satire How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is being revived. The cautionary tale set in 60s New York charts the meteoric rise of a window cleaner to Chairman of the board and can be seen at this year’s City of London Festival. What...||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Personalised cancer therapy||Genetic technology is being used on a larger scale than ever before to better match bowl cancer patients with the most effective therapies. Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council are jointly launching a £5m consortium which will help...||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: The search for dark matter||A major international effort to see where dark matter exists across the cosmos has released its first batch of results. It covers just 0.4% of the sky (the eventual aim is one-eighth) but is the most detailed map yet of this invisible cosmic web. It...||14.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Tuesday's business with Simon Jack||With analysis of the election's effect on the City....||13.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Is German football stronger?||European Club Football resumes this week, but there are no British teams in either the Europa or Champions Leagues. W here the Premier League teams once dominated now the Germans and Spanish teams have taken their place. H ow has the German league...||13.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Viv Nicholson remembered||Viv Nicholson, who became famous overnight when she said she would "spend, spend, spend" a £152,000 Pools win in 1961, has died aged 79. Mrs Nicholson and her husband Keith, from Castleford, West Yorkshire, took just three years to spend their prize...||13.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Irvine Welsh on new novel and Scots independence||Irvine Welsh’s new novel A Decent Ride is published this week. Despite spending most of his time in Chicago he’s deeply involved in politics at home. James Naughtie spoke to him in Edinburgh, his home town and the setting for A Decent Ride....||13.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Lake Oku clawed frog bred in captivity||The Lake Oku clawed frog lives only in one lake at the top of a mountain in Cameroon, which is considered sacred by the local community. Until now it has never been bred in captivity, meaning the evolutionarily unique frog is at risk of disappearing...||12.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
||Today: Monday's business with Tanya Beckett||Featuring negative bond rates and tomorrow's CPI inflation numbers....||12.4.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
Diese Radiosendung bestimmt traditionell die politische Gesprächsthemen des Tages in Grossbritanien, es sei denn 'Breaking news' wenden das Blatt. Die Gäste sind hochkarätig - von Minister, Oxbridge Professoren, US Generälen, aber auch passende Zeitzeugen, alles in modernem hochqualitativem Englisch.
Ein 'Must' für jeden der sich für britische Innenpolitik interessiert.