Current Affairs Shows

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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

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WHO's Ryan Says Using Homemade Face Masks Isn't a Bad Idea

WHO's Ryan Says Using Homemade Face Masks Isn't a Bad Idea

U.S. and international health authorities have mostly relied on virus-fighting measures such as physical distancing, while recommending frequent hand-washing. Masks, they've said, may serve little purpose among untrained users and should be priori...
2mins
Bloomberg
PPE flown in from China for NHS

PPE flown in from China for NHS

A Virgin Atlantic plane carrying PPE for the NHS arrives in London.
1min
ITN
U.K.'s Johnson Is Still Sick, Tells Others to Stay Inside

U.K.'s Johnson Is Still Sick, Tells Others to Stay Inside

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in isolation with a high temperature, more than a week after testing positive for coronavirus. He made the announcement on Twitter. More than 3,600 people have now died from the disease in the U.K. as of A...
2mins
Bloomberg
Labor Sec. Scalia Says Public Health Strategy Behind Record U.S. Job Losses

Labor Sec. Scalia Says Public Health Strategy Behind Record U.S. Job Losses

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia discusses the March U.S.
7mins
Bloomberg
Fed's Barkin Says Jobs Numbers Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

Fed's Barkin Says Jobs Numbers Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Tom Barkin says the U.S. economy will get worse before it shows signs of recovery and that every business needs to focus on how to regain the confidence of consumers.
9mins
Bloomberg
Ruth May worries there will be more nurse deaths

Ruth May worries there will be more nurse deaths

CNO worries there will be more nurse deaths.
1min
ITN
WHO Warns Lifting Virus Restrictions Too Soon Could Lead to Resurge of Cases

WHO Warns Lifting Virus Restrictions Too Soon Could Lead to Resurge of Cases

If countries rush to lift restrictions too quickly, cases may resurge and the economic impact could be even more severe and prolonged, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing in Geneva.
2mins
Bloomberg
Allegations 3M Isn't Doing All It Can to Fight Virus Are 'Absurd,' CEO Says

Allegations 3M Isn't Doing All It Can to Fight Virus Are 'Absurd,' CEO Says

3M Chief Executive Officer Mike Roman says production of N95 respirators is ramping up as fast as possible and the company is doing everything it can to fight price gouging during the coronavirus battle.
5mins
Bloomberg
Raytheon CEO Sees 'Two-Year Tough Spell' Ahead Due to Virus Pandemic

Raytheon CEO Sees 'Two-Year Tough Spell' Ahead Due to Virus Pandemic

Raytheon Chief Executive Officer Gregory Hayes says combining with United Technologies Corp. will create a "technology powerhouse" and that he is planning for a two-year "tough spell" because of the coronavirus epidemic.
9mins
Bloomberg
Matt Hancock 'determined to push for victory' against COVID-19

Matt Hancock 'determined to push for victory' against COVID-19

Matt Hancock "determined to push for victory" against COVID-19.
1min
ITN
Cuomo Says He May Take Ventilators From Private Hospitals to Save Lives

Cuomo Says He May Take Ventilators From Private Hospitals to Save Lives

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will use his authority to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't using them. "If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let th...
2mins
Bloomberg
Ikea Acquires AI Firm Geomagical Labs

Ikea Acquires AI Firm Geomagical Labs

Jesper Brodin, Ingka Group CEO, the parent company of Ikea talks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on the company's acquisition of Geomagical Labs and the impact of the coronavirus
6mins
Bloomberg