May 31st, 2016
Episode 735 of 1091 episodes
The value of goods and services produced by India is growing faster than any other major economy in the world. We'll be asking whether that's good news for the one in two Indians who still work on the land. Also in the programme, one of the world's most successful footballers, Lionel Messi, is on trial for tax fraud. Sports media lawyer Gerard Cukier of Kingsley Napier assesses the case for us. Public sector workers in Belgium are striking in protest at attempts by the government to cut budgets and raise the retirement age. Chris Reniers of Belgium's General Federation of Public Service Union tells us why workers are upset. And the BBC's David Willis reports on whether the holy grail of power generation, nuclear fusion, might finally be within grasp.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.