November 7th, 2014
Episode 75 of 1091 episodes
Russia's currency - the rouble - continues to fall. We ask what the country can do as it continues to face sanctions over its involvement in eastern Ukraine, as well as falling oil prices. More than 400 internet sites only accessible via the 'dark web' have been closed down in an international operation to combat cybercrime - we speak to the head of the operation. Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we hear how former East Germany is doing economically. And we discuss the week's biggest business stories with Helen Thomas from the Wall Street Journal in London, and David Freedman from The Atlantic in Boston.
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.