September 21st, 2015
Episode 497 of 1091 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.
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.