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6pm

Apple Unveils Latest Gadgets

The electronics giant Apple has updated its iPhone X handset with three more powerful models. Technology journalist Stuart Miles of the website Pocket Lint is in San Francisco, and tells us about the launch. We have a markets update from Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments in Chicago. Plus, we travel to Singapore to find out how countries in Asia experienced an extraordinary economic boom after the global financial crisis.
12
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11am

Apple to Unveil Latest Gadgets

The electronics giant Apple is expected to unveil a range of new iPhones. Technology journalist Stuart Miles of the website Pocket Lint is in San Francisco, and tells us what we can expect to see. Also in the programme, the European Commission has called for a new free trade partnership between the EU and Africa. Judith Tyson of the Overseas Development Institute explains why some African leaders are wary about the prospect. The US investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy ten years ago this week. We travel to Greece to find out how the ensuing financial crisis affected families there. We have a report investigating the impact of vaping on human health as a substitute for smoking. Plus we find out about a promotion that has backfired in Russia where pizza chain Domino's offered free pizza for life, in exchange for customers getting a tattoo of the Domino's logo.
11
SEP
6pm

Update: Jailed ex-leader Lula pulls out of the Brazil election

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month's presidential election, allowing his running mate to stand in his place. We hear from the BBC's Daniel Gallas if this was expected. Also the latest news on the US market scene with Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading in New Jersey.
11
SEP
11am

Google Fights Global 'Right to be Forgotten'

Google is fighting a bid to extend European rules allowing a 'right to be forgotten'. We get analysis from Emma Woollcott, head of reputation protection at the law firm Mishcon de Reya. Also in the programme, Venezuela plans to issue gold-backed certificates as a more stable way for people to hold money. We ask senior BBC editor Vladimir Hernandez whether the plan has any merit. We have a report on how the global financial crisis has impacted young people's ability to buy their own home, and look back at the crisis a decade on with our regular economic commentator, Roger Bootle of Capital Economics. Plus we hear about a revival of the traditional penny farthing bicycle, famous for its very large front wheel, and tiny rear wheel.
10
SEP
6pm

Update: Les Moonves resigns from CBS

The head of US media giant CBS, Les Moonves, has resigned with immediate effect following allegations of sexual misconduct. Emily Peck follows the media industry for the Huffington Post she explains the latest response to the news. Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook investments in the US tells us the latest market update. Plus, how would you like to work a four day week instead of five? The Trades Union Congress in the UK says governments and companies should take action to help people work less but get paid the same. Kate Bell at the TUC tells us more.
10
SEP
11am

Swedish Deadlock as Nationalists Gain

Sweden's two main political blocs are tied, as the anti-immigrant party made gains. We hear how economic issues are likely to impact the process of forming a governing coalition in the country. Also in the programme, Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says he's leaving the firm next year. Duncan Clark wrote 'The House that Jack Built', and explains Mr Ma's legacy. We hear about a court case in Germany where an investment fund is suing carmaker Volkswagen over whether the firm was open enough about the rigging of emissions tests. Italy's government is to introduce a ban on Sunday trading in large commercial centres. Monica Cannalire of the Italian Council of Shopping Centres tells us why her organisation is opposed to the move. Plus our workplace commentator Alison Green explores the thorny etiquette around hugging people at work.
09
SEP
8pm

Swedish Election Results

We speak to Maddy Savage from Stockholm about the latest in Swedish Election results and Ana Anarde,a Scandinavia specialist at the Economist Intelligence Unit. We hear from Adam Tooze, Professor of History at Columbia University in New York City who marks ten years since the fourth largest US investment bank, Lehman Brothers, filed for bankruptcy. Also on the programme, a customised Cirque Du Soleil show will go on in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row with Canada.
07
SEP
6pm

Markets Wobble After Latest Trump Trade Threats

US President Donald Trump has warned he is ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the United States. We get market reaction from Chris Low of FTN Financial in New York. Plus, Nigeria is one of Africa's biggest economies - and yet a large number of Nigerians still don't have access to a bank account. One bank that's trying to change that is Lagos based Diamond Bank, as CEO Uzoma Dozie explains.
07
SEP
11am

Tech Firms Ask for Trump Tariff Protection

Four US companies warn a new round of taxes on Chinese imports could lead to job losses. Ben Parr is co-founder of technology firm Octane AI, and tells us why Dell, Cisco, Juniper Networks and Hewlett Packard are worried about the next round of possible tariffs. Also in the programme, our reporter in Argentina takes the temperature of the country's economy. Lindsey Stanberry of the US series Money Diaries, which anonymously chronicles spending habits, tells us about some of the most noteworthy millennial spenders. Plus we look back at the rest of the week's big business stories with Jon Fasman, Washington correspondent for The Economist, and Eshe Nelson, economics and markets reporter for Quartz.
06
SEP
6pm

British Airways Probes Customer Data Theft

British Airways says it is investigating "as a matter of urgency" the theft of customer data from its website and mobile app. We get more from Dr Daniel Dresner, a cyber security specialist at the University of Manchester. Opening this year's Toronto Film Festival tonight is Outlaw King, a film about Robert the Bruce, on Netflix. Something that wouldn't happen at Cannes - where films have to be on at French cinemas. The story was broken by Anousha Sakoui of Bloomberg in Los Angeles. Plus, Cary Leahey of Decision Economics on the day's trading on Wall Street.
06
SEP
11am

Ugandan Opposition MP Decries Kampala Government

Ugandan opposition MP Bobi Wine has criticised his country's government from Washington. The British academic Nicholas Cheeseman is an expert on east Africa, and tells us how much concern Mr Wine's intervention will cause in Kampala. And we hear about Uganda's economic challenges from entrepreneur Kin Kariisa. Also in the programme, an offshore wind farm near Barrow-in-Furness in north west England has just become the world's largest. Matthew Wright is UK managing director of the Danish wind power Orsted, which manages the turbines, and explains the background. We have a report from the US on efforts there to increase the number of women working on construction sites. Plus sportswear company Nike has sparked controversy ahead of the first game in the new American football season by booking a two minute advert featuring Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who has incurred the wrath of President Trump by leading the Black Lives Matter kneeling protests as the US national anthem is played at games. As some Nike customers have threatened to boycott the firm, Jeetendr Sehdev, an expert on celebrity branding, tells us whether Nike is treading a dangerous line.
05
SEP
7pm

Update: US Senate Grills Tech Executives

Senior executives from Twitter and Facebook have been grilled by the US Senate Intelligence Committee answering questions on how they plan to prevent disinformation and meddling in the run-up to mid-term elections in November. Google was also invited - but did not attend after declining to send its chief executive, Sundar Pichai. We get an analysis of what was said today on Capitol Hill from Sarah Frier, Tech Reporter for Bloomberg, who had to cross the nation from her San Francisco base to be closer to the action.

Long distance truck drivers in America, it seems, are an aging work force. And that's prompted some in the business to push for a lowering of minimum age at which someone can get a Commercial Driver's License, or CDL, from 21 to 18. But that draft legislation - the Drive-SAFE Act - submitted to Congress earlier in the year - is opposed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. We've been talking to Norita Taylor, on the line from Kansas City.

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