September 23rd, 2015
Episode 499 of 1074 episodes
Martin Winterkorn has quit as boss of Volkswagen, amid the deepening emissions-rigging scandal. We speak to the BBC’s Theo Leggett at VW's HQ in Germany, with further analysis from Jim Holder of Haymarket Automotive. The mining giant Glencore is to cut thousands of jobs in Africa. Mining expert Nick Stanajevic tells us why, and Zambian economist Maambo Haamaundu tells us how the news is being received there. Also in the programme, we hear how graffiti artist Banksy's 'Dismaland' project is packing in visitors at the British seaside. Plus the taxi service Uber has suffered another legal setback in France. The BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris brings us up to speed.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. </div><div><br></div><div>An independent podcast from James Barr (@imjamesbarr) and Dan Hudson (@DanHudson). Contact us on Twitter, IG or Facebook @gaynongay