May 16th, 2016
Episode 723 of 1091 episodes
Apple shares have rallied on the news Berkshire Hathaway is investing $900m. We have analysis from the BBC's Samira Hussein. Also in the programme, Norway's sovereign wealth fund is joining legal action against Volkswagen over the emissions scandal. We find out more from Marthe Skaar from Norges Bank Investment Management, which runs the wealth fund. The BBC's Marie Keyworth reports from Sierra Leone on why the country finds itself in hot water for not cooperating in the fight against illegal fishing. We talk to film producer David Maisel about how his mother's love of the smartphone app Angry Birds inspired him to create a movie version of the popular game. Plus Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times explains why good managers should be boring and predictable. (Picture: Apple sign. Picture credit: Getty Images.)
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.