Episode

World Business Report

BBC World Service

Business, Business News, News & Politics

Chart Positions

Business News 33

The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

Website

WBR: Time for better aircraft tracking? 30 Dec 14

December 30th, 2014

Episode 146 of 892 episodes

AirAsia finally finds the wreckage of flight QZ8501, but why did it take three days? With Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing for 10 months, we ask whether airlines should improve how they track their aircraft. Also, we report from Lithuania as the country's dairy farmers get caught up in the sanctions war between Russia and Europe. A new smartphone app is promising to make it easier for blind commuters to navigate London's underground metro network - we test it out before it undergoes full trials. Plus, the dark side of Disney - why the usually family-friendly entertainment giant has released a film about death, bribery and infidelity.

Featured Podcast

Listen