January 7th, 2016
Episode 606 of 1091 episodes
It's been another dramatic day in the Chinese financial markets, and the impact is being felt across the world. We speak to Zhangkai Huang of Tsinghua University in Beijing, and Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute in Washington. Imagine a world where cars don't need drivers. It's a world which seems to be getting closer. Researchers in Britain have been putting people of all ages through their paces in a special driving simulator; one of them was our transport correspondent, Richard Westcott. A play about office bullying might not sound like everyone's idea of a great night out. But that is exactly the subject of a play now packing in audiences here in London. It's called "Bull", and it's already won an Olivier, Britain's premier award for drama. Our arts correspondent Vincent Dowd has been speaking to the man who wrote it. And here's a question for you: who owns the copyright to a selfie photograph taken - by a monkey? This slightly bizarre poser has become the focus for a legal battle in the United States. The wildlife photographer David Slater explains how it came about.
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