Business Daily

Is Covid causing a shortage of medical oxygen?

Hinzugefügt: 19. Januar 2021

Amidst rising Covid infection levels, we're looking at one alarming threat to health services from Brazil to Egypt - a lack of medical oxygen. Hospitals have been reporting running out altogether,...

When will a Covid-19 vaccine be available to you?

Hinzugefügt: 18. Januar 2021

Covid-19 vaccine rollouts across the world demonstrates huge global health inequalities. We hear from Astra Zeneca, one of the makers of a covid-19 vaccine. (Photo: an Israeli healthcare worker...

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 16. Januar 2021

It’s been a week in which the US president, Donald Trump, was suspended from his social media accounts and the social network Parler was taken offline. On Business Weekly, we explore the role these...

Who owns colour?

Hinzugefügt: 15. Januar 2021

Scientists, artists and some of the world’s biggest companies are carving up the visual spectrum, and claiming certain colours as their own, so who does have a right to use the colours of the...

Trump: The corporate backlash

Hinzugefügt: 14. Januar 2021

Will it last and why have stock markets been shrugging off political developments? A slew of companies have cut off all funding to political parties in the wake of Trump-supporting mobs storming...

Should Trump be banned from social media?

Hinzugefügt: 13. Januar 2021

President Trump's ban from various social media raises the question of their regulation. Are they right to ban him, and what are the implications? We ask Nancy Mace, a newly elected Republican...

Forced labour in supply chains

Hinzugefügt: 12. Januar 2021

China is forcing hundreds of thousands of Uighurs and other minorities into hard, manual labour in the vast cotton fields of its western region of Xinjiang, according to BBC reports. As a result,...

Choosing a career: Don't follow your passion?

Hinzugefügt: 11. Januar 2021

When it comes to choosing a career, should you do what you love or learn to love whatever you do? (Picture: Farid Gasanov playing his piano. Picture credit: Farid Gasanov.)

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 9. Januar 2021

In the week when a mob stormed the US Congress, Business Weekly examines the enormous task now facing President-elect Joe Biden. How will he unite the country and how will the new balance of power...

What makes Elon Musk tick?

Hinzugefügt: 8. Januar 2021

Elon Musk, the space pioneer and electric car guru, now ranks as one of the world's richest men, thanks to a surge in the value of shares in his company Tesla. In an interview from 2014, he tells...

Can the Democrats make economic change?

Hinzugefügt: 7. Januar 2021

The Democrats and President-elect Biden have won control of the US Congress after results came in from two elections in Georgia. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated Republican incumbents Kelly...

Predicting the future of retail

Hinzugefügt: 6. Januar 2021

With much of the world going back into stringent lockdowns and people warned away, or even outright banned, from physical stores and malls, some observers are suggesting this might be the moment...

“Remote working” in the Indian Ocean

Hinzugefügt: 5. Januar 2021

Pip Hare is currently sailing solo round the world in the Vendee Globe race, one of only a handful of women to attempt it. She speaks to the BBC’s Zoe Kleinman from the middle of the Indian Ocean,...

Thinking global, acting local

Hinzugefügt: 4. Januar 2021

Lessons in rethinking the climate emergency from Sierra Leone and the US. We hear from mayor of Freetown Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr on her plans to plant a million trees, and make climate change relevant...

Business Weekly

Hinzugefügt: 2. Januar 2021

The UK has given the green light to the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid19 vaccine. It’s cheaper and easier to store than some of the alternatives - and the hope is that will make it easier to distribute...

UK completes separation from European Union

Hinzugefügt: 1. Januar 2021

A new era has begun for the United Kingdom after it completed its formal separation from the European Union. The UK stopped following EU rules, as replacement arrangements for travel, trade,...

Millennial money management

Hinzugefügt: 31. Dezember 2020

What are the realities and responsibilities of young people when it comes to financial planning in a pandemic? Elizabeth Hotson talks to millennials who are trying to manage their money in one of...

Casual dining in a pandemic

Hinzugefügt: 30. Dezember 2020

Necessity is the mother of invention and Elizabeth Hotson finds out how restaurants and other food outlets - some of the most obvious casualties of the pandemic - have adapted to survive in 2020....

Lockdown lunches

Hinzugefügt: 29. Dezember 2020

How have our eating habits changed during a year when lockdowns have seen more of us cooking from home and fewer of us sharing meals out with colleagues? And can Zoom calls replace the networking...

What’s next for China?

Hinzugefügt: 28. Dezember 2020

China is bucking a global trend and its economy is growing again. We hear from Wuhan and Shanghai, where restrictions have been lifted and companies are back in business. But the scars left by...