Business & Finance
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Business & Finance
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5 episodes, 1 hour 13 mins
How to Start a Startup Without Quitting Your Day Job by Allan Smith with Money Mini Blog on Side Hustles
Allan Smith with Money Mini Blog shares how to start a startup without quitting your day job.
The story of the housing market in one home
For most people, buying or selling a house is the biggest single financial transaction they'll ever make. But it's an emotional process, too —is that thing you love about your home turning off buyers? Today, our housing reporter revisits her childhood home 30 years later and discovers just how much homeownership has changed — and stayed the same. Plus: The big business of Queen Bey and why luxury retailers are getting in the secondhand clothing business.
Should prostitution be a normal profession?
What's the best way to help sex workers? We hear the cases for full decriminalisation, versus abolition of what's often dubbed the world's oldest profession. In the Netherlands - a country with some of the most liberal laws on prostitution - a petition is due to be debated in parliament that calls for it to be made illegal to pay for sex. The initiative, spearheaded by young Christians and feminists, has sparked an outcry with many claiming it would actually make life harder for the sex workers it is intended to help, as the BBC's Anna Holligan reports. It's a controversy we bring back into the BBC studio. Ed Butler hosts a fiery dispute between the British feminist and journalist Julie Bindel, and the Nevadan sex worker-turned-PhD student Christina Parreira, who wants her profession to be treated in law just the same way as any other. Plus Professor Prabha Kotiswaran of Kings College London explains why it doesn't make much difference what the law says, if it is arbitrarily enforce...
In-Flight Map Gets a Big Makeover
The in-flight map in airliners is getting a technological upgrade. You can get loads of new data such as encyclopedic details on Mont Blanc as you fly over it, or when dinner will be served. Wall Street Journal Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney has the details.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Update: Egypt holds referendum on constitutional changes
Egyptians will vote this weekend on changes which will allow the current president, Abd-al-Fatah al-Sisi, to remain in power until 2030. The referendum will last for three days in an attempt to maximise turnout. We hear from Yehia Hamed, a former Minister for Investment, on what an extended term would mean for the country's economy. And could Nokia claw back some 5G market share from Huawei? Stu Woo of the Wall Street Journal in Beijing tells us more.
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