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Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
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VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
3 Episodes
Passion
Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity.
1 Episode
Bloomberg
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Current Affairs Episodes

Aramco IPO Has Diverse Portfolio of Subscribers, Saudi Energy Minister Says

Aramco IPO Has Diverse Portfolio of Subscribers, Saudi Energy Minister Says

Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman comments on the initial public offering of state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco.
6mins
Bloomberg
U.S. Economy Gaining Footing on Better Data, Pimco's Wilding Says

U.S. Economy Gaining Footing on Better Data, Pimco's Wilding Says

Tiffany Wilding, executive vice president and U.S. economist at Pacific Investment Management Co., discusses the U.S. November jobs report, the prospect of a 2020 recession, and the lack of inflation in the U.S.
5mins
Bloomberg
U.S. Has More Runway on Trade Deal After Strong Data, Pimco's Wilding Says

U.S. Has More Runway on Trade Deal After Strong Data, Pimco's Wilding Says

Tiffany Wilding, Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco) executive vice president and U.S. economist, discusses the prospects for a trade deal between China and the U.S.
3mins
Bloomberg
Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail

Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail

Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint while on the election campaign trail.
2mins
ITN
Corbyn: PM has answers to give on Russian interference

Corbyn: PM has answers to give on Russian interference

Corbyn says the prime minister has answers to give on Russian interference.
1min
ITN
PM: Corbyn's documents on Russia prove nothing

PM: Corbyn's documents on Russia prove nothing

PM says leaked documents presented by Corbyn don't prove what he'd intended.
1min
ITN
I want Brexit for Christmas, Boris Johnson says

I want Brexit for Christmas, Boris Johnson says

Boris Johnson says he would like Brexit for Christmas while out campaigning.
1min
ITN
Morgan: Difficult to say if Russia's interfered in elections

Morgan: Difficult to say if Russia's interfered in elections

Morgan says it's difficult to say if Russia has interfered in UK elections.
1min
ITN
Chile: More Slums in the Cities

Chile: More Slums in the Cities

In Chile, protesters are demanding better social services and President Sebastian Pinera's resignation. Millions find it difficult to make ends meet, and many are forced to live in makeshift camps and shanty towns. DW's Nicole Frohlich reports fro...
Deutsche Welle
Germany: The Nazis in my Family

Germany: The Nazis in my Family

Eighty years after the beginning of World War II, a new generation of Germans is facing the reality of what their relatives did during the Nazi era. Some young people are the first members of their families to talk openly about the feeling of shame.
Deutsche Welle
Georgia: Drumming for Reform

Georgia: Drumming for Reform

Critics say the current system favors the ruling Georgian Dream party. A first wave of protests in the summer saw 200 demonstrators injured. DW's Emily Sherwin met one of them - a young activist who has become one of the faces of the protest movem...
Deutsche Welle
China: Studying instead of Playing

China: Studying instead of Playing

For many Chinese children, time spent in school is just part of their learning. That and after-school activities and extra tuition may well add up to 12 hours. That leaves little time to play and relax.
Deutsche Welle
Reporter - Haute couture on Colombia's mean streets

Reporter - Haute couture on Colombia's mean streets

The fashion designer Diamantina Arcoiris knowingly relocated her studio to Santa Fe, one of the most dangerous districts of Bogota. Crack, glue and alcohol abound; prostitution is rife. She gives them a chance to embroider her dresses and strut th...
13mins
Deutsche Welle
What's the Alternative?

What's the Alternative?

Takashi Anamizu, Representative Director, Executive Vice President of Tokyo Gas, Satoshi Onoda, President of JERA Co. Inc. and Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Representative Director, President and CEO of Japan Renewable Energy Corporation in conversation with...
27mins
Bloomberg
Huawei Chief Security Officer Says FCC Action Is 'Beyond the Pale'

Huawei Chief Security Officer Says FCC Action Is 'Beyond the Pale'

Andy Purdy, Huawei Technologies Co.'s chief security officer, discusses the Federal Communications Committee's decision to designate Huawei as a national security threat.
4mins
Bloomberg
OPEC+ Cancels Its Press Conference

OPEC+ Cancels Its Press Conference

CIBC Private Wealth's Rebecca Babin discusses the OPEC+ meeting, the impact on oil and the Saudi Aramco IPO in 'Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?'
4mins
Bloomberg
Spotlight Interview: James Kuffner

Spotlight Interview: James Kuffner

James Kuffner, CEO of Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI_AD) speaks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
25mins
Bloomberg
Robots Could Wipe Out Some of Wall Street's Higher-Paying Jobs

Robots Could Wipe Out Some of Wall Street's Higher-Paying Jobs

Robots have replaced thousands of routine jobs on Wall Street. Now, they're coming for higher-ups.
3mins
Bloomberg
Half the Sky

Half the Sky

Yumi Ishikawa, Actress, Model, Writer and Founder of #KuToo and Masachika Oku, Mayor of Nagi Town of Japan in conversation with Bloomberg's Kana Nishizawa at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
21mins
Bloomberg
Saudi Energy Minister Says Market Requires Oil Output Cut

Saudi Energy Minister Says Market Requires Oil Output Cut

Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman discusses the takeaways from the OPEC+ meetings in Vienna.
4mins
Bloomberg
The Olympics and the Legacy

The Olympics and the Legacy

Yasuhito Hirota, President and COO, Representative Director of ASICS Corporation and Shinya Katanozaka, President and CEO of ANA HOLDINGS INC., Chaiman of All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd in conversation with Bloomberg's Kae Inoue at Bloomberg The Year...
23mins
Bloomberg
The Rise and Rise of ESG

The Rise and Rise of ESG

Lawrence Ho, Chairman and CEO of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, Keiko Tashiro, Deputy President of Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd and Shoei Yamana, President and CEO, Representative Executive Officer of Konica Minolta, Inc. in conversation with Bloomber...
23mins
Bloomberg
Why Blair Effron Has No Plans to Take Centerview Public

Why Blair Effron Has No Plans to Take Centerview Public

Blair Effron, Centerview Partners co-founder, discusses how much chief executive officers value certainty and why he has no plans to take his company public anytime soon.
5mins
Bloomberg
Stocks Still Have Room to Run, Vanguard CIO Davis Says

Stocks Still Have Room to Run, Vanguard CIO Davis Says

Gregory Davis, Vanguard Group Inc. chief investment officer, discusses the outlook for U.S.
5mins
Bloomberg
Goldman 1MDB Fine Could Be Less Than $2 Billion

Goldman 1MDB Fine Could Be Less Than $2 Billion

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. could end up paying less than $2 billion to resolve U.S. criminal and regulatory probes over its role in raising money for scandal-ridden Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, said three people familiar with the negotiations.
3mins
Bloomberg
Spotlight Interview: Yuriko Koike

Spotlight Interview: Yuriko Koike

Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo speaks with Bloomberg's Kazunori Takada at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
20mins
Bloomberg
Why Steve McLaughlin Left Goldman to Hunt Fintechs

Why Steve McLaughlin Left Goldman to Hunt Fintechs

Steve McLaughlin, founder of Financial Technology Partners and a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
4mins
Bloomberg
Remembering Economist and Former Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend

Remembering Economist and Former Fed Nominee Marvin Goodfriend

Marvin Goodfriend, a top U.S. monetary economist who was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a governor of the Federal Reserve Board, has died at the age of 69. Bloomberg's Tom Keene looks back at his legacy on "Bloomberg Markets: What...
3mins
Bloomberg
A Piece of Work: U.S. Payrolls Blowout

A Piece of Work: U.S. Payrolls Blowout

November's 266,000 payroll gain, the biggest since January, exceeded forecasts and job growth in the prior two months was revised higher -- calming concern about a slowdown in the economy or even potential recession. But as the 2010s finish up wit...
10mins
Bloomberg
CCC of Opportunity?

CCC of Opportunity?

CCCs are once again in the spotlight, highlighted as the poster child for what is about to go wrong across markets. But after trailing the junk bond rally all year long, could it finally be time to dip your toes back into CCCs? Bloomberg's Jonatha...
5mins
Bloomberg
What to Watch Next Week: Central Bank Bonanza

What to Watch Next Week: Central Bank Bonanza

Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro sat down with Invesco's Krishna Memani, TD's Priya Misra and Gershon Distenfeld of AllianceBernstein to preview the big market moving events next week, including a slew of of global monetary policy decisions, including t...
2mins
Bloomberg
OPEC+ Cuts Are Good For Nigeria, Minister Sylva Says

OPEC+ Cuts Are Good For Nigeria, Minister Sylva Says

Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Timipre Sylva discusses the OPEC+ meeting and oil production cuts. He speaks to Bloomberg's Manus Cranny in Vienna.
6mins
Bloomberg
Ford Foundation's Walker on the Future of Philanthropy

Ford Foundation's Walker on the Future of Philanthropy

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation and author of "From Generosity to Justice: A New Gospel of Wealth," discusses Andrew Carnegie, the modern gospel of wealth and American philanthropy.
6mins
Bloomberg
Spotlight Interview: Jun Sawada

Spotlight Interview: Jun Sawada

Jun Sawada, President and CEO of NTT speaks with Bloomberg's Grace Huang at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
20mins
Bloomberg
Revolution 4.0

Revolution 4.0

Miku Hirano, CEO and Founder of Cinnamon, James Riney, Founding Partner and CEO of Coral Capital and Lila Tretikov, Corporate Vice President of Customer & Product, AI Perception and Mixed Reality of Microsoft in conversation with Bloomberg's Peter...
23mins
Bloomberg
Spotlight Interview: Jun Ohta

Spotlight Interview: Jun Ohta

Jun Ohta, Director President and Group CEO of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc speaks with Bloomberg's Yuki Hagiwara at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
18mins
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Intelligence Presents: 50 Companies to Watch

Bloomberg Intelligence Presents: 50 Companies to Watch

Bloomberg's Masahiro Wakasugi presents on the 50 companies to watch in the year ahead at Bloomberg The Year Ahead in Tokyo on December 5, 2019.
11mins
Bloomberg
Corbyn addresses supporters ahead of BBC debate

Corbyn addresses supporters ahead of BBC debate

Corbyn addresses supporters ahead of BBC debate
1min
ITN
BlackRock, Rally, and BMO Global Asset Management on Impact Investing

BlackRock, Rally, and BMO Global Asset Management on Impact Investing

Nalini Feuilloley, Director, Responsible Investment Team, BMO Global Asset Management; Kelly Gauthier, Managing Director of Impact Advisory, Rally Assets; and Kurt Reiman, Chief Investment Strategist for Canada, BlackRock speak with Bloomberg Toro...
27mins
Bloomberg
Ontario Financing Authority, Manulife and FTSE Russell on Green Bonds

Ontario Financing Authority, Manulife and FTSE Russell on Green Bonds

Paul Bowes, Country Manager for FTSE Russell Canada; Halina von dem Hagen, Global Treasurer and Head of Capital Management, Manulife; and Elizabeth Wallace, Senior Manager, Funding & Foreign Exchange, Capital Markets Division, Ontario Financing Au...
32mins
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Presents: ESG in Your Portfolio

Bloomberg Presents: ESG in Your Portfolio

Bloomberg L.P. Index Product Manager Chris Hackel presents the latest data on ESG investing at the Canadian Sustainable Investment Forum in Toronto.
22mins
Bloomberg
BMO Global Asset Manager Kristi Mitchem on Sustainable Finance

BMO Global Asset Manager Kristi Mitchem on Sustainable Finance

BMO Global Asset Management Chief Executive Officer Kristi Mitchem talks with BNN Bloomberg anchor Catherine Murray at the Canadian Sustainable Investment Forum in Toronto about how the company is working to advance sustainable finance initiatives.
24mins
Bloomberg
Iraq's Oil Minister Ghadhban on Compliance With OPEC+ Production Cuts

Iraq's Oil Minister Ghadhban on Compliance With OPEC+ Production Cuts

Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban discusses his country's compliance with OPEC+ oil-production cuts.
5mins
Bloomberg
Russian Energy Minister Says Cuts In Russian Winter Difficult But Feasible

Russian Energy Minister Says Cuts In Russian Winter Difficult But Feasible

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says even though it will be difficult to cut production during the winter months in Russia, he does see it as a feasible goal. He was speaking to Bloomberg TV's Annmarie Hordern, following the OPEC+ meeting,...
3mins
Bloomberg
The 2020 Battle of Rhodes Scholar Mayors

The 2020 Battle of Rhodes Scholar Mayors

Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign turns video of world leaders talking during the NATO summit into advertising, while Senator Cory Booker's super PAC advertisement takes aim at Peter Buttigieg.
5mins
Bloomberg
NNPC's Kyari on OPEC+ Deal

NNPC's Kyari on OPEC+ Deal

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. Group Managing Director Mele Kyari discusses the OPEC+ plus agreement.
5mins
Bloomberg
U.S. Is Getting Closer to a Trade Deal With China, Baucus Says

U.S. Is Getting Closer to a Trade Deal With China, Baucus Says

Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China, comments on the prospects for a trade deal between the U.S. and China.
3mins
Bloomberg
Poloz Will Be Known for Devaluing the Currency, Philip Cross Says

Poloz Will Be Known for Devaluing the Currency, Philip Cross Says

Philip Cross, senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz announcing he will step down in 2020. Cross also says he foresees a weak fourth quarter for Canada's economy.
6mins
Bloomberg