November 10th, 2014
Episode 77 of 864 episodes
New rules, we're told, should mean no more bank bailouts. We hear from their author, Bank of England governor Mark Carney, and ask whether the plan will really make a difference. Spain's richest region has voted in favour of independence. Madrid says the vote is illegal, but many Catalans say they won't give up. We ask if they are ever likely to get their way. Also in the programme, we delve into Scandinavian folkore to find out why Denmark is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars researching trolls. Plus our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway explains why she thinks manicures shouldn't be used as a recruiting tool.
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