January 29th, 2015
Episode 189 of 1091 episodes
The oil giant Shell is pledging to continue with its controversial plan to drill in the Arctic, despite falling oil prices. Office workers in Sweden are being offered the option to have a microchip surgically inserted under their skin - BBC Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones gives it a go and tells us about it. The CEO of one of the world's largest spirit makers, Diageo, says the company is suffering in key countries like China and Russia, which has contributed to an 18% slide in profits. And a Qatari business buys one of London's most iconic buildings - Canary Wharf in the city's financial district - we ask why the Qataris are so keen to increase their property portfolio in the UK capital.
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.