September 7th, 2016
Episode 822 of 864 episodes
Irish MPs have been debating whether Apple owes their government 13bn in back taxes. We discuss the European Commission's ruling with Peter Burke, an MP with the main Irish government party Fine Gael, and Clare Daly, an independent socialist MP. Plus as Apple launches the latest version of its flagship iPhone, we bring you all the details. Also in the programme, our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle from Capital Economics tells us whether he thinks the proposed TTIP trade deal between Europe and the United States will ever see the light of day. The Paralympics are getting underway in Rio, and the BBC's Daniel Gallas explains whether concerns about low ticket sales and a possible funding shortfall have been resolved. And London has come out at the top of a survey of the world's top cities for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Paul Swinney from the Centre for Cities think tank tells us what makes London an attractive city for business and living.
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.