October 1st, 2014
Episode 22 of 865 episodes
France defies Brussels - and says it can't afford to keep its promises on austerity. We hear how the country's EU partners will react. Also in the programme, the world's best and worst places to be if you're retired. Plus, fifty today but showing no sign of slowing down. What the bullet train did for Japan. And we hear why new water charges in Ireland are causing a flood of complaints.
From finding awe in Hubble images to visiting the doctor, science is everywhere in our lives. Whether we wear a white lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since eighth grade, science affects and changes us. We all have a story about science, and at The Story Collider, we want to hear those stories.