August 4th, 2016
Episode 793 of 1051 episodes
The Bank of England has cut interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25% - a record low and the first cut for 7 years. We explore the winners and losers and what impact it will have on other central banks around the world. We'll get reaction from the US where the Federal Reserve looks like its uncertain about raising interest rates later this year, despite promising several rate hikes in 2016. We hear from Nigeria where the country is engulfed in a tomato crisis - where moths are eating swathes of tomato fields - hiking up prices and devastating businesses. And are you spending too much time surfing the web? We hear from users who are going on a digital detox.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay