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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.
4 Episodes
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

Boris Johnson sits down with Justin Trudeau at G7 summit

Boris Johnson sits down with Justin Trudeau at G7 summit

Boris Johnson meets Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau at the G7 summit.
2mins
ITN
Boris doesn't want to see free trade with Brazil frustrated

Boris doesn't want to see free trade with Brazil frustrated

PM describes Amazon scenes as "excruciating" as he lands in Biarritz.
1min
ITN
Liberation of Paris 75th anniversary: The story of the French capital being freed of Nazi control

Liberation of Paris 75th anniversary: The story of the French capital being freed of Nazi control

Sunday, August 25, marks 75 years since the Liberation of Paris, when the city was freed from the Nazi occupation it endured from 1940 to 1944.
2mins
Euronews
Exclusive: Euronews interview with Lebanon FM Gebran Bassil

Exclusive: Euronews interview with Lebanon FM Gebran Bassil

Lebanon feels the spillover effects of the Syrian war and proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran like no other country in the region. Euronews sat down for an exclusive interview with the country’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil.
12mins
Euronews
G7: Jeremy Corbyn's message to Boris Johnson

G7: Jeremy Corbyn's message to Boris Johnson

Corbyn to Johnson: "Don't concentrate on doing sweetheart deals" with Trump.
29secs
ITN
Iranian foreign minister tells Euronews about his discussion with Macron

Iranian foreign minister tells Euronews about his discussion with Macron

Zarif tells Euronews about his discussion with Macron on Friday: "We discussed with Macron how US could come back, and how Europe and the international community can live up to their commitments, independent of the US."
18mins
Euronews
Zero Bond Thirty

Zero Bond Thirty

The world's first 30-year bond featuring zero income struggled to find buyers, prompting Germany's debt agency to admit the sale may have been "too large." The nation failed to meet a 2-billion-euro target for the auction of notes maturing in 2050...
7mins
Bloomberg
Tariffs Takes the Cake In Fed Debate

Tariffs Takes the Cake In Fed Debate

Central bankers from around the world gathered in Jackson Hole against a backdrop of recession fears and escalating trade tensions. Risk assets sold off after China announced retaliatory tariffs right as comments emerged from Fed Chairman Jay Powe...
8mins
Bloomberg
The Summit of All Fears?

The Summit of All Fears?

Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz sat down with Voya's Matt Toms, Aberdeen's Luke Hickmore and Jim Keegan of Seix Investments to preview the big market moving events upcoming on the calendar, including the G-7 Summit in France.
1min
Bloomberg
Trade War Might Not Be Settled for Months, Isaac Stone Fish Says

Trade War Might Not Be Settled for Months, Isaac Stone Fish Says

Isaac Stone Fish, Asia Society senior fellow, discusses the escalating trade war between China and the U.S.
3mins
Bloomberg
Loup's Munster Sees Low Probability of Direct Tariffs on Apple Products

Loup's Munster Sees Low Probability of Direct Tariffs on Apple Products

Gene Munster, Loup Ventures managing partner, and Bloomberg's Ian King discuss the impact of the escalating China-U.S. trade war on the tech industry.
4mins
Bloomberg
China Tariffs Won't Have Huge Effect on U.S. Economy, Says Sheard

China Tariffs Won't Have Huge Effect on U.S. Economy, Says Sheard

Paul Sheard, Harvard Kennedy School Senior Fellow, discusses the escalating U.S., China trade war on 'Bloomberg Markets: The Close.'
1min
Bloomberg
Blacklane Expands U.S. Footprint

Blacklane Expands U.S. Footprint

Blacklane, a Berlin-based chauffeur service, is expanding its footprint in the United States. The company recently announced plans to open two U.S. offices this fall in New York and Los Angeles. Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde caught up with Jens Wohlto...
4mins
Bloomberg
VMware Will Profit From Carbon Black and Pivotal Acquisitions, CEO Says

VMware Will Profit From Carbon Black and Pivotal Acquisitions, CEO Says

Pat Gelsinger, VMware Inc. chief executive officer, discusses the company's agreement to purchase two software companies, Carbon Black Inc. and Pivotal Software Inc., and the current state of the tech industry.
7mins
Bloomberg
VMWare CEO Gelsinger Talks M&A

VMWare CEO Gelsinger Talks M&A

VMWare CEO on investor concerns over the amount of money being spent on the acquisition of Carbon Black and Pivotal Software.
1min
Bloomberg
Stock Sell-Off Makes Sense Amid Trump Twitter Tantrums, Bespoke's Pearkes Says

Stock Sell-Off Makes Sense Amid Trump Twitter Tantrums, Bespoke's Pearkes Says

George Pearkes, Bespoke Investment Group global macro strategist, comments on the sell-off in U.S. equities.
3mins
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Market Wrap 8/23: Emerging-Market Equities, Gold Prices

Bloomberg Market Wrap 8/23: Emerging-Market Equities, Gold Prices

Bloomberg market reporters take a deep dive into all of today's action.
2mins
Bloomberg
Carney Proposes Libra-Like Reserve Currency to End Dominance of Dollar

Carney Proposes Libra-Like Reserve Currency to End Dominance of Dollar

Mark Carney laid out a radical proposal for an overhaul of the global financial system that would eventually replace the dollar as a reserve currency with a Libra-like virtual one.
4mins
Bloomberg
How Headwaters CIO Rowe Is Playing the Recent Market Volatility

How Headwaters CIO Rowe Is Playing the Recent Market Volatility

In this edition of "Options Insight," Headwaters Volatility Chief Investment Officer Matt Rowe discusses the recent volatility in U.S.
3mins
Bloomberg
Remembering Billionaire Industrialist David Koch's Impact on Politics

Remembering Billionaire Industrialist David Koch's Impact on Politics

David Koch, the industrialist and libertarian who used his fortune to transform American politics while also donating more than $1 billion to philanthropic causes, has died. He was 79. Bloomberg's Greg Farrell reflects on his legacy on "Balance o...
3mins
Bloomberg
China's Retaliatory Tariffs Aren't Surprising, U.S.-China Business Council President Says

China's Retaliatory Tariffs Aren't Surprising, U.S.-China Business Council President Says

U.S.-China Business Council President Craig Allen discusses the escalating trade tensions between China and the U.S.
2mins
Bloomberg
Russia: Motorway crosses nuclear waste dump

Russia: Motorway crosses nuclear waste dump

A proposed new highway is stoking health fears because it may cross a nuclear waste dump. Authorities say there is no risk of contamination, but locals have taken to the streets to protest.
Deutsche Welle
What do Danes think about Donald Trump cancelling his Denmark trip?

What do Danes think about Donald Trump cancelling his Denmark trip?

Donald Trump this week postponed a trip to Denmark because its prime minister refused to discuss the sale of Greenland. We spoke to Danes to get their view on Trump's move... and they were scathing.
2mins
Euronews
Trump Trade Policies Have 'Utterly Failed,' Stephen Roach Says

Trump Trade Policies Have 'Utterly Failed,' Stephen Roach Says

Stephen Roach, senior lecturer at Yale University and former chairman at Morgan Stanley Asia, discusses the impact of the Trump administration's trade policies on markets and the global economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
Boris: Re-negotiating a Brexit deal 'will not be easy'

Boris: Re-negotiating a Brexit deal 'will not be easy'

Boris Johnson says it "will not be easy" to renegotiate a new Brexit deal.
1min
ITN
Why Steve Eisman Is Shorting Canadian Tire

Why Steve Eisman Is Shorting Canadian Tire

Steve Eisman, portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman Group, discusses Canadian bank earnings and explains his short of retailer Canadian Tire on BNN Bloomberg.
12mins
Bloomberg
Boris: Hospital food quality it 'too variable'

Boris: Hospital food quality it 'too variable'

Boris Johnson says the quality of hospital meals are "too variable".
1min
ITN
Lithuanian capital marks Baltic Way anniversary with record-breaking radio installation

Lithuanian capital marks Baltic Way anniversary with record-breaking radio installation

The largest recorded radio installation in Lithuania was on display on Friday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way.
1min
Euronews
Corbyn visits child care centre in Wales

Corbyn visits child care centre in Wales

Corbyn highlights poverty during child care centre visit in Wales.
1min
ITN
Escalating Trade War Is Unfortunate and Will Hurt Both Economies, Ex-Trade Rep. Says

Escalating Trade War Is Unfortunate and Will Hurt Both Economies, Ex-Trade Rep. Says

Former U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills discusses the increasing trade tensions between the U.S. and China and what it means for both economies.
3mins
Bloomberg
Corbyn calls on Brazil to ‘act now’ over Amazon wildfires

Corbyn calls on Brazil to ‘act now’ over Amazon wildfires

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Boris Johnson urging action on the Amazon fires
1min
ITN
Sen. Jeff Merkley on the Politicization of Immigration

Sen. Jeff Merkley on the Politicization of Immigration

Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, discusses his new book, "America Is Better Than This: Trump's War Against Migrant Families." Merkley also weighs in on U.S. trade policy, changes to the Volcker Rule, and the banking restrictions facing t...
8mins
Bloomberg
25-Basis Point Fed Rate Cut Probably 'a Lock' After Powell Comments, Economist Reinhart Says

25-Basis Point Fed Rate Cut Probably 'a Lock' After Powell Comments, Economist Reinhart Says

Vincent Reinhart, Mellon chief economist, reacts to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks at the Kansas City Fed's annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
2mins
Bloomberg
Powell Signaled More Fed Rate Cuts Are Likely, Berkeley's Eichengreen Says

Powell Signaled More Fed Rate Cuts Are Likely, Berkeley's Eichengreen Says

Barry Eichengreen, University of California Berkeley professor of economics and political science, reacts to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks at the Kansas City Fed's annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
1min
Bloomberg
Fed's Harker Sees 'No Need' for Action on Rates

Fed's Harker Sees 'No Need' for Action on Rates

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker explains his views on Federal Reserve policy, the outlook for the U.S. economy, and threats to the central bank's independence.
11mins
Bloomberg
St. Louis Fed's Bullard Sees Need to Insure U.S. Economy Against Spillovers

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Sees Need to Insure U.S. Economy Against Spillovers

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard discusses interest rates, trade tensions and the global slowdown.
2mins
Bloomberg
Four die after lightning strikes hit Polish mountain

Four die after lightning strikes hit Polish mountain

A fifth person also died on the Slovak side of the Tatra mountain range after a thunderstorm surprised tourists.
1min
Euronews
Pickering: It Makes Sense That Bond Yields Are Low

Pickering: It Makes Sense That Bond Yields Are Low

Kallum Pickering, senior economist at Berenberg, discusses the rally in bonds and what it could mean for the overall economy.
2mins
Bloomberg
Dallas Fed's Kaplan Says If There's a Slowdown It's Not Being Caused by Monetary Policy

Dallas Fed's Kaplan Says If There's a Slowdown It's Not Being Caused by Monetary Policy

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses monetary policy and its effect on the U.S. economy.
1min
Bloomberg
Katzive: Not a Lot of Room for Further Downside in the Euro

Katzive: Not a Lot of Room for Further Downside in the Euro

Dan Katzive, head of FX strategy North America at BNP Paribas, and Kate Moore, head of thematic strategy at BlackRock Global Allocation Investment Team, discuss the bond market and their respective thoughts on investing.
3mins
Bloomberg
Watch: Visitors step behind the Iron Curtain with VR tour of East Berlin

Watch: Visitors step behind the Iron Curtain with VR tour of East Berlin

This virtual reality tour begins near the infamous Checkpoint Charlie border station between East and West Berlin.
20secs
Euronews
Moore: Tech, Health Care Have the Means to Navigate Regulatory Pressure

Moore: Tech, Health Care Have the Means to Navigate Regulatory Pressure

Kate Moore, head of thematic strategy at BlackRock Global Allocation Investment Team, discusses the technology and health care sectors.
3mins
Bloomberg
Fed Policy Must Be 'Uber Data-Dependent' Now, Mester Says

Fed Policy Must Be 'Uber Data-Dependent' Now, Mester Says

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester the impact of global risks on her views of interest rates, the Fed's inflation target, and U.S. private investment spending.
11mins
Bloomberg
Kaplan: Fed Needs 'Tactical' Policy Adjustment, Sees No Rate-Cut Cycle

Kaplan: Fed Needs 'Tactical' Policy Adjustment, Sees No Rate-Cut Cycle

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses U.S. trade tensions with China and Mexico, his views of the Fed's rate path, and the influence of monetary policy on Treasury yields.
10mins
Bloomberg
Indigenous wellness 'helps heal historical trauma'

Indigenous wellness 'helps heal historical trauma'

A Native American movement is encouraging indigenous people to reconnect with their ancestral practices.
4mins
BBC News
Fed's Bullard Sees 'Robust Debate' Over Half-Point Cut

Fed's Bullard Sees 'Robust Debate' Over Half-Point Cut

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard discusses his views on the Fed's interest rate path, the global manufacturing slowdown, and the central bank's inflation target.
10mins
Bloomberg
China Retaliates With Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Goods

China Retaliates With Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Goods

China announced that an additional round of tariffs will be imposed on $75 billion of U.S. goods, with some of the countermeasures taking effect on Sept. 1.
1min
Bloomberg
Summers Warns of a Central Bank 'Black Hole' for Policy

Summers Warns of a Central Bank 'Black Hole' for Policy

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers explains the idea of "black hole monetary economics.
6mins
Bloomberg