CONTAINS EXPLETIVES: Mr Rajaratnam’s brother, Rengan, called Mr Rajaratnam to alert him to a Wall Street Journal news article that discussed the potential combination of Clearwire and an investment from Intel, among other companies.
In this week’s podcast: We start the show with the UK Budget – what it means for the energy sector in Britain, we move on to a consideration of the global energy mix in the light of rising oil prices and the failure of the nuclear plant at Fukushima, we then take a closer look at the uranium markets and we finish with comments on the blog Energy Source.
Guest this week is Tony Ward, head of power and utilities for Ernst and Young.
Presented by Sylvia Pfeifer with Javier Blas, William MacNamara and Kiran Stacey.
In this week’s show: A major new exhibition by the Welcome Trust – Dirt: The filthy reality of everyday life; and, ahead of World TB day on Thursday, we talk to TB-HIV advocate from Malawi, Thokozile Phiri-Nkhoma about the enduring problems of tackling the disease; BMJ contribution is on risk – the tricks companies use to obfuscate risk with numbers.
Guest in the studio is professor of microbiology at UCL and author of Bacteriology of humans – an ecological perspective, Mike Wilson.
Presented by Andrew Jack with a BMJ contribution from Duncan Jarvies.
In this week’s podcast: With details finally released last week on the new stress tests, we ask whether the European Banking Authority has made the tests strict enough; we look at Sir John Vickers and the increasing pressure he is under to reconsider proposals for a structural reorganisation of the banks; we look at the new takeover code – put in place to provide a transparent legal framework for substantial acquisition and takeover of publicly listed companies.
Presented by Patrick Jenkins with Megan Murphy and Sharlene Goff in the studio and bringing us news of the US banking sector, Suzanne Kapner in New York.
In this week’s show: Japan – the aftermath of the quake and the desperate efforts to avert a meltdown at nuclear plant Fukushima, with Mure Dickie and Stefan Wagstyl, and the continuing unrest in the Middle East with David Gardner, Robin Wigglesworth and Simeon Kerr. Presented by James Blitz.
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