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Volkswagen Apologises for Cheating US Emissions Tests

September 21st, 2015

Episode 497 of 901 episodes

Half a million cars will be recalled, and VW shares fell more than 18%. Stefan Voswinkel edits Auto Bild, and tells us how hard it will be for the company to recover from the scandal. Made in China - the nuclear plants in Britain seeking backing from Beijing. We ask why the UK is so keen to exploit Chinese nuclear know how. Plus, could the mission to make homes airtight be affecting our airways? Professor Hazmin Awbi of Reading University takes us through research indicating sealed homes could be bad for people's health. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway tells us why she thinks companies discriminate in favour of beautiful people.

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