In this week’s podcast: We talk to shadow minister for science and innovation Chi Onwuhra about UK science policy issues; we hear from France’s minister for science and higher education, Valérie Pécresse, about the French government’s ambitious reform programme for research and universities; we hear about people who lived in India more than a million years ago, in a report from AAAS by Nadia Ramlagan.
The audio of a call between Joe Liu, a Galleon employee, speaking with Raj Rajaratnam. Prosecutors allege Mr Liu passed along information about Synaptics’s earnings before they were announced in January 2009.
In the podcast this week: The evolving regulatory probe into the rate at which Libor was charged amid the crisis; bank capital and the investors mounting concerns that regulators are asking banks to hold too much capital; Ireland – Irish bank stress tests are due later this week, we predict what they might reveal.
Presented by Patrick Jenkins, with Sharlene Goff and Megan Murphy in the studio.
In this week’s podcast: Seven days into the allied military action, Colonel Gaddafi holds on; we ask, is Portugal about to succumb to Eurozone fever?; terrorism returns to Jerusalem – is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict about to turn violent again?
Presented by Gideon Rachman with James Blitz and David Oakley in the studio, Peter Spiegel in Brussels and Tobias Buck in Jerusalem.
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