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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

Pound Will Have a Bit More Upside, Says Pictet's Paolini

Pound Will Have a Bit More Upside, Says Pictet's Paolini

Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management SA, discusses the pound and the upcoming U.K. election.
2mins
Bloomberg
Factor Moves Whipsaw Traders

Factor Moves Whipsaw Traders

While equity markets head for a weekly loss, traders who bet on trends beneath the surface, were also whipsawed.
2mins
Bloomberg
Germany's Social Democrats Set Demands for Staying in Government

Germany's Social Democrats Set Demands for Staying in Government

Germany's Social Democrat Party laid out a list of demands to stay in Chancellor Angela Merkel's grand coalition. The newly elected leaders want a "massive" increase in infrastructure spending, a higher minimum wage and more action on climate. The...
3mins
Bloomberg
A Close Future EU-Japan Relationship Is Key, Says EU Ambassador to Japan

A Close Future EU-Japan Relationship Is Key, Says EU Ambassador to Japan

EU Ambassador to Japan Patricia Flor discusses Brexit and the relationship between the EU and Japan.
6mins
Bloomberg
Don't See Meaningful Increase in Oil Prices in 2020, Says Oreana's Poole

Don't See Meaningful Increase in Oil Prices in 2020, Says Oreana's Poole

Isaac Poole, chief investment officer at Oreana Financial Services, discusses his outlook for oil in 2020 and his outlook for the global economy and for a recession.
3mins
Bloomberg
Toyota Research Institute's Kuffner on Self-Driving Car Ambitions

Toyota Research Institute's Kuffner on Self-Driving Car Ambitions

James Kuffner, chief executive of Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development, discusses his work on self-driving car technology, competition in the industry and the timetable for delivering software to consumer vehicles. He spoke with Bloomb...
8mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Braces for Another Mass March This Weekend

Hong Kong Braces for Another Mass March This Weekend

This weekend we're bracing for another possible disruptive next few days in Hong Kong. Rally organizers are calling for a large-scale march through the central business district on Sunday. There is also a possible general strike on Monday.
3mins
Bloomberg
2020 Will Mark a Shift Change in Energy in Asia, Says JPMorgan's Darling

2020 Will Mark a Shift Change in Energy in Asia, Says JPMorgan's Darling

Scott Darling, head of regional oil and gas research at JPMorgan, discusses the company's energy outlook for 2020.
3mins
Bloomberg
Pelosi Puts House on Quick Timetable for Impeaching Trump

Pelosi Puts House on Quick Timetable for Impeaching Trump

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is stepping up the timetable for impeaching President Trump, putting the House in motion towards an historic vote.
2mins
Bloomberg
Wouldn't Be Surprised to See Bear Market in Commodities: Direxion's Jablonski

Wouldn't Be Surprised to See Bear Market in Commodities: Direxion's Jablonski

Sylvia Jablonski, managing director of capital markets at Direxion, discusses the OPEC meeting, oil markets and her outlook for commodities.
4mins
Bloomberg
Taking Stock of China's Hedge Fund Market

Taking Stock of China's Hedge Fund Market

Mohammad Hassan, head analyst for hedge fund research and indexation at Eurekahedge Pte Ltd., discusses China's hedge fund market and the challenges foreign firms are facing doing business in the market.
4mins
Bloomberg
China's Official Growth Target Around 6.0 in 2020: BofAML's Qiao

China's Official Growth Target Around 6.0 in 2020: BofAML's Qiao

Helen Qiao, chief Greater China economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses China's GDP growth in 2020 and her outlook for inflation.
3mins
Bloomberg
IMO 2020 Will Lead to More Volatility, Disruption: Ardmore Shipping CEO

IMO 2020 Will Lead to More Volatility, Disruption: Ardmore Shipping CEO

In this week's "Commodity-In-Chief" on "Bloomberg Commodities Edge", Alix Steel talks with Anthony Gurnee, president and CEO of Ardmore Shipping. They discuss how new shipping rules will affect the global shipping market. From Jan. 1, vessels are ...
5mins
Bloomberg
'Bullish' on Small-, Mid-Cap Stocks, First Franklin Says

'Bullish' on Small-, Mid-Cap Stocks, First Franklin Says

Brett Ewing, chief market strategist at First Franklin Financial Services, talks about U.S. stocks.
3mins
Bloomberg
Huawei Files Lawsuit Against FCC

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against FCC

Huawei Technologies Co. has sued the Federal Communications Commission, seeking to overturn a regulatory decision that will hurt the Chinese corporation's business with its last major American clients.
4mins
Bloomberg
Uber Review Finds 3,000 U.S. Assault Claims

Uber Review Finds 3,000 U.S. Assault Claims

Uber shares fell in late trade after it revealed more than 3000 allegations of sexual assault in the U.S. last year involving drivers or passengers.
2mins
Bloomberg
Saudi Oil Minister Says OPEC Will Disclose Decision Friday

Saudi Oil Minister Says OPEC Will Disclose Decision Friday

OPEC reached an agreement that adjusts its official production targets, but removes few barrels from a market that's forecast to return to surplus early next year. Still, the usual press conference had been postponed to Friday.
3mins
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Equality: Trip.com's Sun on Gender Equality in Tech Industry

Bloomberg Equality: Trip.com's Sun on Gender Equality in Tech Industry

On Bloomberg Equality today, Bloomberg's Selina Wang speaks to Jane Sun, the CEO of Trip.com, China's largest online travel agency. As the only female CEO of a major internet company in China, Sun shares her views on how Trip.com has boosted femal...
8mins
Bloomberg
Sydney Air Quality Worsens as Wildfires Rage

Sydney Air Quality Worsens as Wildfires Rage

As bushfires ravage Australia's east coast, pollution is becoming a regular occurrence in Sydney -- triggering health warnings and intensifying the debate about climate change in the world's driest-inhabited continent.
2mins
Bloomberg
Demand for OPEC Oil in 1H Less Than What's Being Pumped: Vanda Insights

Demand for OPEC Oil in 1H Less Than What's Being Pumped: Vanda Insights

Vandana Hari, founder of Vanda Insights, discusses the OPEC meeting and the potential for more cuts.
4mins
Bloomberg
Sen. Rick Scott Doesn't See U.S.-China Trade Deal Happening

Sen. Rick Scott Doesn't See U.S.-China Trade Deal Happening

Senator Rick Scott, a Republican from Florida, discusses how he does not see China and the U.S. coming to a trade deal.
5mins
Bloomberg
Aramco IPO Valuation 'a Little Lofty,' Tortoise's Thummel Says

Aramco IPO Valuation 'a Little Lofty,' Tortoise's Thummel Says

Rob Thummel, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Tortoise, talks about Saudi Aramco's initial public offering. Aramco raised $25.6 billion from the world's biggest IPO. The state-owned oil giant set the final price of its shares at 3...
5mins
Bloomberg
France Favors Int'l Solution to Tech Tax, Minister Cedric O Says

France Favors Int'l Solution to Tech Tax, Minister Cedric O Says

French Minister of Digital Affairs Cedric O discusses the OECD's proposal to overhaul how the digital economy is taxed with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs on "Bloomberg Markets."
9mins
Bloomberg
Three Bold Predictions for 2020 From BofA Merrill's David Woo

Three Bold Predictions for 2020 From BofA Merrill's David Woo

David Woo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch head of global rates and currencies research, discusses his three bold predictions for 2020 with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
6mins
Bloomberg
Markets Signal 2020 Election Won't Have Major Impact, Centerview's Effron Says

Markets Signal 2020 Election Won't Have Major Impact, Centerview's Effron Says

Blair Effron, Centerview Partners co-founder, discusses how protectionism impacts global M&A activity and how the 2020 presidential election may impact financial markets. He speaks with Bloomberg's Ed Hammond on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close." (Mi...
6mins
Bloomberg
Amazon Threat Forces Grocers to Go High-Tech

Amazon Threat Forces Grocers to Go High-Tech

The Amazon threat has forced the stodgy grocery industry to experiment with smart carts, dynamic price tags and in-store delivery warehouses.
3mins
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Market Wrap 12/5: Small Caps, Junk Bonds, 60/40 Portfolio

Bloomberg Market Wrap 12/5: Small Caps, Junk Bonds, 60/40 Portfolio

Bloomberg market reporters take a deep dive into all of today's action.
3mins
Bloomberg
Ducati's 2020 Lineup to Include Electric Bikes: Jason Chinnock, CEO of Ducati North America

Ducati's 2020 Lineup to Include Electric Bikes: Jason Chinnock, CEO of Ducati North America

Jason Chinnock, CEO of Ducati North America, discusses the company's unveiling of its 2020 lineup. While the iconic company historically produces motorcycles, its new lineup introduces electric bicycles, including mountain bikes.
5mins
Bloomberg
Saudi Aramco Prices IPO at Top of Range

Saudi Aramco Prices IPO at Top of Range

Saudi Aramco raised $25.6 billion from the world's biggest initial public offering, closing a deal that became synonymous with the kingdom's controversial crown prince and his plans to reshape the nation.
2mins
Bloomberg
Top Trade Recommendations for 2020 From BofA Merrill's David Woo

Top Trade Recommendations for 2020 From BofA Merrill's David Woo

David Woo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch head of global rates and currencies research, discusses his top trade recommendations for 2020 with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
6mins
Bloomberg
IAC CEO Levin Says Diller Wants People to Challenge Him

IAC CEO Levin Says Diller Wants People to Challenge Him

IAC/Interactive Corp. Chief Executive Officer Joey Levin says a spin off of Angi Homeservices would `make sense at some point. Levin also talked about working with the legendary Barry Diller. He spoke in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg's Ja...
21mins
Bloomberg
SpaceX Sends Falcon 9 to ISS With 5,700 Pounds of Supplies

SpaceX Sends Falcon 9 to ISS With 5,700 Pounds of Supplies

SpaceX launches the Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule contains 3 tons of supplies for NASA, including 'mighty mice' for a muscle and bone study and barley for a beer-malting experiment. Sp...
1min
Bloomberg
Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Birmingham rally

Jeremy Corbyn speaks at Birmingham rally

Jeremy Corbyn speaks of his confidence ahead of next Thursday's election
2mins
ITN
Retail Consolidation Will Continue to Happen: TRAUB's Singer

Retail Consolidation Will Continue to Happen: TRAUB's Singer

Morty Singer, CEO of TRAUB, discusses consolidation in luxury retail as Gucci-owner Kering holds discussions with Italian skiwear maker Moncler about a potential deal while Kering rival LVMH is moving forward with its purchase of jeweler Tiffany i...
5mins
Bloomberg
Rep. McHenry Says Financial Transaction Tax Would Hurt American Workers

Rep. McHenry Says Financial Transaction Tax Would Hurt American Workers

Representative Patrick McHenry, the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, discusses his views on the Financial Transaction Tax, trade, and the ongoing impeachment proceedings.
2mins
Bloomberg
Loomis Sayles' Fuss Says He's Worried About High-Yield Bonds

Loomis Sayles' Fuss Says He's Worried About High-Yield Bonds

Dan Fuss, Loomis Sayles & Co. vice chairman, expresses his concerns about the high-yield bond market.
2mins
Bloomberg
Biden Calls Iowa Man 'Damn Liar,' Issues Push-Up Challenge

Biden Calls Iowa Man 'Damn Liar,' Issues Push-Up Challenge

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called an Iowa voter a "damn liar" and challenged him to a push-up competition Thursday in New Hampton, Iowa, after the man accused Biden of improper dealings with Ukraine.
2mins
Bloomberg
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits factory workers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits factory workers

PM meets workers at mill shop in Derbyshire
2mins
ITN
Schwarzman Weighs In on Trade, Geopolitical Risks and Real Estate

Schwarzman Weighs In on Trade, Geopolitical Risks and Real Estate

Blackstone Group Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Schwarzman discusses trade relations with China, the biggest risks facing the global economy and the outlook for real estate with BNN's Amanda Lang on "Bloomberg Markets."
13mins
Bloomberg
Jo Swinson says she won't 'apologise for being ambitious'

Jo Swinson says she won't 'apologise for being ambitious'

Jo Swinson says she will not apologise for standing up for stopping Brexit
1min
ITN
Schwarzman Says Geopolitical Risks Are Biggest Economic Challenge

Schwarzman Says Geopolitical Risks Are Biggest Economic Challenge

Blackstone Group Inc. Chairman Steve Schwarzman says geopolitical risks are the biggest challenge facing global economies. He speaks during an interview with BNN's Amanda Lang.
3mins
Bloomberg
'Trumpilocks' Trade Policy Requires Planning, Says John Roe

'Trumpilocks' Trade Policy Requires Planning, Says John Roe

John Roe, head of multi-asset funds at Legal & General Investment Management, discusses his 'Trumpilocks' theory whereby U.S. President Trump claims there will be a trade war to convince the Federal Reserve to change its policy.
4mins
Bloomberg
Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along

Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along

Jo Swinson joins residents of Edinburgh care home in Christmas sing-along.
1min
ITN
Aramco IPO Compels Saudis to Pump More Oil Says Atlantic Council's Wald

Aramco IPO Compels Saudis to Pump More Oil Says Atlantic Council's Wald

Atlantic Council's Ellen Wald discusses what the Aramco IPO could mean for Saudi Arabia's oil production.
3mins
Bloomberg
Doubling Down on Data: The Importance of Climate Risk Disclosure

Doubling Down on Data: The Importance of Climate Risk Disclosure

The Chairman of the Green Finance Institute, Sir Roger Gifford; the Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors Steve Waygood; and the Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Financial Institutions Coverage, BNP Paribas, Alexandra Basirov ...
32mins
Bloomberg
Consumer Brands Weigh in on the Business Case for Sustainability

Consumer Brands Weigh in on the Business Case for Sustainability

Allbirds MD for Europe Sandeep Verma, Unilever's Chief Supply Chain Officer, Marc Engel and Landsec's Head of Sustainability, Caroline Hill discuss how sustainability makes good business sense with Bloomberg's Naomi Kerbel at Delivering on Sustain...
25mins
Bloomberg
LEON CEO on Sustainable Eating: Eat Meat Rather Than Tomatoes in April

LEON CEO on Sustainable Eating: Eat Meat Rather Than Tomatoes in April

LEON co-founder and CEO John Vincent speaks to Bloomberg's Richard Vines about how he was inspired to rethink the concept of fast food into a healthy and sustainable business at Delivering on Sustainability in London.
34mins
Bloomberg
Pelosi Says 'Don't Mess With Me' Over Trump Hate Question

Pelosi Says 'Don't Mess With Me' Over Trump Hate Question

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responds to a reporter's question about President Donald Trump at the weekly House Democrats' press conference.
1min
Bloomberg