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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

Lam: Any Act that Advocates Hong Kong's Independence Will Not Be Tolerated

Lam: Any Act that Advocates Hong Kong's Independence Will Not Be Tolerated

Hong Kong Executive Carrie Lam delivers her policy address by Video after her address was interrupted twice.
4mins
Bloomberg
Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of key EU summit

Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of key EU summit

The EU's chief negotiator has said it is 'high time' that London turned good intentions into legal text.
1min
Euronews
Lawmakers Interrupt Lam Policy Speech in Hong Kong Legislature

Lawmakers Interrupt Lam Policy Speech in Hong Kong Legislature

Hong Kong opposition lawmakers interrupted Chief Executive Carrie Lam's annual policy address on Wednesday, forcing the legislature to be suspended. Lam immediately left the building and the government announced she would deliver the address via v...
1min
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Legco Adjourns Meeting After Lam's Speech Interrupted

Hong Kong Legco Adjourns Meeting After Lam's Speech Interrupted

Carrie Lam was about to begin her policy address, but was interrupted twice by protests coming from pro-democracy members of the Legislative Council. Bloomberg's Sophie Kamaruddin reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia.
2mins
Bloomberg
Very Little Can Be Done to Placate Protesters, Says State Street's Evans

Very Little Can Be Done to Placate Protesters, Says State Street's Evans

Dwyfor Evans, managing director and head of Asia-Pacific macro strategy at State Street Global Markets, discusses the protests in Hong Kong, the tensions that are still building and his outlook for Hong Kong.
2mins
Bloomberg
CEB International's Lam Likes China Domestic Demand Stocks, Chinese Autos

CEB International's Lam Likes China Domestic Demand Stocks, Chinese Autos

Banny Lam, head of research at CEB International Investment Corp., discusses earnings season in China, the markets and where he's finding opportunity.
4mins
Bloomberg
This Is an Opportunity for a New Direction for Hong Kong, Says Green Common's CEO

This Is an Opportunity for a New Direction for Hong Kong, Says Green Common's CEO

David Yeung, founder and chief executive officer at Green Common, discusses the protests in Hong Kong and how they are impacting business.
4mins
Bloomberg
There Is an Opening for Further Cuts From BOK, Says Moody's Cochrane

There Is an Opening for Further Cuts From BOK, Says Moody's Cochrane

Steven Cochrane, chief APAC economist at Moody's Analytics, discusses the Bank of Korea's monetary policy, global growth, the labor market and his outlook for China's economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Is Offering Some Very Attractive Opportunities, Says Principal Global's West

Hong Kong Is Offering Some Very Attractive Opportunities, Says Principal Global's West

Kirk West, executive director at Principal Global Investors, Hong Kong's markets, the economy and the protests.
5mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Bill Will Pass in the Senate, Says Rep. Chris Smith

Hong Kong Bill Will Pass in the Senate, Says Rep. Chris Smith

Representative Chris Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, discusses the U.S. House passing a bill aimed at supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, the threat of retaliation from China and what this means for Hong Kong's special status.
7mins
Bloomberg
Fiscal Policy Will Be More Effective Tool for Growth, Says Morgan Stanley's Tan

Fiscal Policy Will Be More Effective Tool for Growth, Says Morgan Stanley's Tan

Deyi Tan, Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses global growth and what is going to drive the recovery.
2mins
Bloomberg
U.S.-China Concessions Not Enough to Remove Uncertainty, Says Saxo Capital's Creagh

U.S.-China Concessions Not Enough to Remove Uncertainty, Says Saxo Capital's Creagh

Eleanor Creagh, strategist at Saxo Capital Markets, discusses Japanese equities, the U.S.-China trade talks and her outlook for the Chinese economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
Carrie Lam to Present Policy Speech as Hong Kong Braces for Recession

Carrie Lam to Present Policy Speech as Hong Kong Braces for Recession

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam will present her annual policy address as the city's most serious political crisis in decades has put the economy on the brink of recession.
2mins
Bloomberg
China Will Keep Hong Kong Bill Separate from Trade talks, Says HKUST's Zweig

China Will Keep Hong Kong Bill Separate from Trade talks, Says HKUST's Zweig

David Zweig, director of Center on China's Transnational Relations and professor emeritus at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, discusses China's threats of retaliation if the U.S. passes the bill aimed at supporting Hong Kong's p...
2mins
Bloomberg
China Threatens Retaliation if U.S. Passes Hong Kong Bill

China Threatens Retaliation if U.S. Passes Hong Kong Bill

China is threatening to retaliate against the U.S. after the House passed a bill aimed at supporting the city's pro-democracy protesters.
1min
Bloomberg
The Euro Zone Crisis: 10 Years Later

The Euro Zone Crisis: 10 Years Later

It's been 10 years since the Greek government announced its economy was in serious trouble, with Prime Minister George Papandreou saying the nation faced 'unprecedented fiscal derailment'. The Euro Zone debt crisis followed. Bloomberg takes a look...
1min
Bloomberg
Fiscal Policy Will Be More Effective Tool for Growth, Says Morgan Stansley's Tan

Fiscal Policy Will Be More Effective Tool for Growth, Says Morgan Stansley's Tan

Deyi Tan, Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses global growth and what is going to drive the recovery.
2mins
Bloomberg
Northern Trust's 5 Year Outlook: the Forces Shaping the Landscape

Northern Trust's 5 Year Outlook: the Forces Shaping the Landscape

Bob Browne, chief investment officer at Northern Trust, discusses the company's five year outlook on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
7mins
Bloomberg
Northern Trust's CIO Likes U.S. Equities, Global REITs, Global-Listed Infrastructure

Northern Trust's CIO Likes U.S. Equities, Global REITs, Global-Listed Infrastructure

Bob Browne, chief investment officer at Northern Trust, discusses the current state of markets and where he's finding opportunity.
3mins
Bloomberg
Retail Veteran Ron Johnson Says Disruption From Online Shopping Is Over

Retail Veteran Ron Johnson Says Disruption From Online Shopping Is Over

Enjoy Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson, former J.C. Penney Co. chief executive officer and former Apple Inc.
5mins
Bloomberg
Billionaires Could Face Tax Rates Up to 97.5% Under Sanders

Billionaires Could Face Tax Rates Up to 97.5% Under Sanders

Billionaires may have much more to fear from a Bernie Sanders presidency than they do from an Elizabeth Warren administration, according to two economists advising both candidates. Bloomberg's Laura Davison and Lisa Abramowicz discuss the wealth t...
3mins
Bloomberg
Why More Tech Entrepreneurs Are Demanding Prenups

Why More Tech Entrepreneurs Are Demanding Prenups

In Silicon Valley, where penniless programmers fervently believe their ideas are worth billions, getting rich can take priority over getting married. California law assumes that any wealth created during a marriage is community property, which sho...
2mins
Bloomberg
Waypoint CEO: A Crash Isn't Coming to U.S. Housing

Waypoint CEO: A Crash Isn't Coming to U.S. Housing

Scott Lawlor, founder and CEO of Waypoint Real Estate Investments, speaks with Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz on "Bloomberg Money Undercover" about the health of the U.S.
5mins
Bloomberg
Direct Lending Fundraising Comes out of the 'Shadows' As Private Debt Booms

Direct Lending Fundraising Comes out of the 'Shadows' As Private Debt Booms

Direct lending, once the purview of mainly banks, has been attracting institutional capital in recent years as investors reach for yield in a low interest-rate environment. In 2010, direct lending raised less than $10 billion for the entire year v...
4mins
Bloomberg
Wells Fargo Is Well Positioned But Has Work to Do on the Cost Side, CFO Says

Wells Fargo Is Well Positioned But Has Work to Do on the Cost Side, CFO Says

John Shrewsberry, Wells Fargo & Co. chief financial officer, discusses the bank's third-quarter earnings and legal expenses with Bloomberg's Romaine Bostick, Joe Weisenthal and Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
6mins
Bloomberg
Prince Harry makes emotional speech at WellChild awards

Prince Harry makes emotional speech at WellChild awards

Emotional Duke of Sussex pays tribute to children at WellChild awards.
4mins
ITN
Bloomberg Market Wrap 10/15: S&P 500 Bulls, Chip Stocks, Bloomin' Brands

Bloomberg Market Wrap 10/15: S&P 500 Bulls, Chip Stocks, Bloomin' Brands

Bloomberg market reporters take a deep dive into all of today's action.
3mins
Bloomberg
Berkeley's Zucman on Inequality and the Case For Adopting a Wealth Tax

Berkeley's Zucman on Inequality and the Case For Adopting a Wealth Tax

Gabriel Zucman, UC Berkeley associate professor of economics and co-author of the book, "The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay," discusses income inequality and the impact of a wealth tax.
7mins
Bloomberg
Tata Is Seeking Partnerships Amid Challenged Auto Industry, Chairman Chandrasekaran Says

Tata Is Seeking Partnerships Amid Challenged Auto Industry, Chairman Chandrasekaran Says

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Tata Sons Ltd. executive chairman, discusses the state of the global auto industry, the company's partnership strategy and the prospects for Jaguar Land Rover with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Ma...
3mins
Bloomberg
Harry and Meghan meet the winners at the WellChild awards

Harry and Meghan meet the winners at the WellChild awards

Harry and Meghan meet the winners ahead of the WellChild awards.
5mins
ITN
Ash Carter on Abandoning the Kurds, Turkey

Ash Carter on Abandoning the Kurds, Turkey

Former U.S. Defense Secretary and, "Inside the Five-Sided Box" author Ash Carter discusses the recent upheaval in Syria with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
10mins
Bloomberg
Rising Trade Tensions Are the New Normal, Tata's Chandrasekaran Says

Rising Trade Tensions Are the New Normal, Tata's Chandrasekaran Says

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Tata Sons Ltd. executive chairman, discusses the International Monetary Fund's global forecast with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
3mins
Bloomberg
Ivy Ross, Google Products VP of Design on Pixel 4, Sustainability Initiatives

Ivy Ross, Google Products VP of Design on Pixel 4, Sustainability Initiatives

Ivy Ross, Google Products VP of Design talks with Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs about the launch of the new Pixel 4, Google's philosophy in product design and Sustainability Initiatives.
6mins
Bloomberg
Star Manager Hasenstab's Fund Loses $3 Billion in Rocky Quarter

Star Manager Hasenstab's Fund Loses $3 Billion in Rocky Quarter

Franklin Templeton's flagship Global Bond Fund lost $3 billion in the third quarter as two of its biggest investments soured.
2mins
Bloomberg
UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday

UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday

UEFA charges Bulgarian football authority with racist behaviour over match with England on Monday
2mins
Euronews
Sprott CEO Says Gold Pullback Not Surprising, Sees Trouble Ahead for Economy

Sprott CEO Says Gold Pullback Not Surprising, Sees Trouble Ahead for Economy

Peter Grosskopf, Sprott Inc. chief executive officer, discusses the outlook for gold and the economy with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Amanda Lang on "Bloomberg Markets."
2mins
Bloomberg
Mishkin Disagrees With Bullard, Says Fed Should Hold Off on Rate Cuts Because Economy Is Strong

Mishkin Disagrees With Bullard, Says Fed Should Hold Off on Rate Cuts Because Economy Is Strong

Frederic Mishkin, Columbia University professor and a former Federal Reserve governor, explains why he thinks the Fed should be patient when it comes to cutting rates.
4mins
Bloomberg
What a Draft Brexit Deal May Look Like and What It Could Mean for the U.K.

What a Draft Brexit Deal May Look Like and What It Could Mean for the U.K.

Jennifer Hillman, Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow, and Chris Watling, Longview Economics chief executive officer, react to the reports that European Union and U.K. negotiators are closing in on a draft Brexit deal.
5mins
Bloomberg
The Highlights From Google's Next Generation Product Event

The Highlights From Google's Next Generation Product Event

Rick Osterloh, Google senior vice president of devices and services, discusses Google's next generation products with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
6mins
Bloomberg
Duchess of Cornwall meets Booker Prize winners

Duchess of Cornwall meets Booker Prize winners

The Duchess of Cornwall meets 2019 Booker Prize winners at Clarence House.
1min
ITN
ISIS Will Rebound If U.S. Abandons Kurds, Ex-Defense Secretary Carter Says

ISIS Will Rebound If U.S. Abandons Kurds, Ex-Defense Secretary Carter Says

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter discusses the recent upheaval in Syria with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
3mins
Bloomberg
Ann Francke Says Gender Parity Is Difficult to Fix Quickly

Ann Francke Says Gender Parity Is Difficult to Fix Quickly

Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, talks about her new book on solving gender equality issues in the workplace. She speaks to Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern in London.
9mins
Bloomberg
William and Kate take rickshaw to commission reception

William and Kate take rickshaw to commission reception

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at National Monument in rickshaw.
1min
ITN
Sturgeon: Independence referendum 'must happen next year'

Sturgeon: Independence referendum 'must happen next year'

Nicola Sturgeon says an independence referendum "must happen next year".
1min
ITN
IMF Expects Global Slowdown With Muted Inflation, Chief Economist Gopinath Says

IMF Expects Global Slowdown With Muted Inflation, Chief Economist Gopinath Says

Gita Gopinath, International Monetary Fund chief economist, discusses the outlook for the global economy and the implications of the China-U.S. trade war.
4mins
Bloomberg
Watch: San Francisco Columbus statue vandalised on namesake US holiday

Watch: San Francisco Columbus statue vandalised on namesake US holiday

The Italian navigator has become a polarising figure in the country and there have been calls for Columbus Day to be renamed "Indigenous Peoples Day".
20secs
Euronews
Bullard Spars With Mishkin Over Lifeless Body of Phillips Curve

Bullard Spars With Mishkin Over Lifeless Body of Phillips Curve

Federal Reserve policy maker James Bullard and his former colleague Frederic Mishkin sparred in London over the death of the Phillips Curve, diverging on whether the phenomenon it describes has disappeared. Mishkin and Bullard spoke at the Monetar...
26secs
Bloomberg
'Damascus is looking stronger than ever': What next for Syria as Kurds join forces with Assad?

'Damascus is looking stronger than ever': What next for Syria as Kurds join forces with Assad?

Abandoned by their U.S. allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces are fighting alongside the Syrian army in Manjib.
3mins
Euronews