Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.
United States
190 episodes
since Dec. 16, 2015


US actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her involvement in a college admissions scandal. The Desperate Housewives star admitted to paying $15,000 to have her daughter's exam answers secretly corrected in 2017. We hear from Judy Kurtz from US political website, the Hill. The Frankfurt Motor Show is underway; we get the latest from Joe Miller of the Financial Times. Leaders from indigenous communities around the world converge to discuss climate change; we hear from the BBC's Frey Lindsay. Attorneys for the Trump administration have been trying to get a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from native Americans who are trying to block a proposed Keystone oil pipeline from Canada to Nebraska because of potential spills and damage to cultural sights. Civil rights lawyer Chase Iron Eyes was born into the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and he explains what's been happening. Plus, we're joined throughout the programme by two guests on opposite sides of the Pacific; Alison Van Digglelen, host of radio programme Fresh Dialogues based in Silicon Valley and Clare Negus, acting ABC Western Australia regional editor who's speaking to us from Perth. Pic description: Actress Felicity Huffman, escorted by her husband William H. Macy Pic credit: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images
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