May 23rd, 2017
Episode 1046 of 1091 episodes
After the terror attack on a Manchester concert venue, we hear about the challenge of providing security for big events from Steve Blake, a British expert in event security. The White House reveals plans for big cuts in government spending. But who will feel the pain and will Congress agree? We speak to Romina Boccia, deputy director of the right of centre Washington think tank, the Heritage Foundation. The US government files a lawsuit against the car maker Fiat Chrysler, accusing it of trying to fool emissions tests. We get the latest from the BBC's Theo Leggett. We cross to the west African nation of Ivory Coast and to the BBC's Tamasin Ford who reports on pay protests by soldiers. The right to recline on a plane; what would you want in return if that right was taken away? We hear from Professor Christopher Buccafusco at New York's Cardozo Law School. And for news from the financial markets, we speak to Brian Tora at the stockbroker J M Finn.
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.