September 9th, 2015
Episode 485 of 1051 episodes
We ask if economic change is more dramatic today than it was in Victorian Britain. Anna Whitelock is a reader in history at Royal Holloway in London, and fills us in on the economic history of Britain's two longest reigns. Meanwhile Elizabeth Hotson reports on the significance of the queen to London's tourism trade. Also in the programme, a German court orders striking Lufthansa pilots back to work. We talk to Markus Wahl from pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit. Plus as Apple prepares to unveil its latest iPhone incarnation, we ask how technology firms persuade consumers to keep buying the latest products.
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