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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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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.
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Morgan Stanley Is Increasing China Overweight, Garner Says

Morgan Stanley Is Increasing China Overweight, Garner Says

Jonathan Garner, chief Asia and emerging market equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, discusses Chinese equities and his outlook for emerging markets.
7mins
Bloomberg
Brix: Michigan, Connecticut, Indiana Next 'Hot Spots'

Brix: Michigan, Connecticut, Indiana Next 'Hot Spots'

White House virus task-force coordinator Deborah Brix discusses where the next "hot spots" could be in the U.S. She speaks to reporters at a briefing at the White House.
4mins
Bloomberg
Pence: Don't Want Any American to Worry About Cost of Treatment

Pence: Don't Want Any American to Worry About Cost of Treatment

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says he is working on a proposal to use some funds to cover coronavirus expenses for the uninsured. He spoke to reporters at a briefing in the White House.
1min
Bloomberg
Virus Deaths Accelerate in Italy, Spain and France

Virus Deaths Accelerate in Italy, Spain and France

The numbers out of Europe showing the rate of virus infection in Italy slowed after three weeks of lockdown, but the number of deaths rising again to 760. Spain and France are also seeing a rise in fatalities.
3mins
Bloomberg
Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million

Coronavirus Cases Top 1 Million

Worldwide cases of coronavirus have now reached a total of more than a million infections and counting.
3mins
Bloomberg
The Long-Term Impact of Coronavirus on the Global Economy

The Long-Term Impact of Coronavirus on the Global Economy

Oscar Jorda, senior policy advisor at San Francisco Federal Reserve, discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic could impact the global economy in the long term.
10mins
Bloomberg
China Defends Virus Response

China Defends Virus Response

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, defended China's response to the coronavirus outbreak and criticized a U.S. intelligence report which had concluded that China concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak within its borders.
1min
Bloomberg
Lower-Wage Workers Are Some of the Hardest Hit by Coronavirus, Says Betsey Stevenson

Lower-Wage Workers Are Some of the Hardest Hit by Coronavirus, Says Betsey Stevenson

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits soared to a record 6.65 million last week, a level unimaginable just a month ago. As states shut down commerce to prevent the deadly coronavirus from spreading, the weekly claims data have...
5mins
Bloomberg
Economic Numbers Are Alarming, People Are 'Nervous' Says Goldman's Mossavar-Rahmani

Economic Numbers Are Alarming, People Are 'Nervous' Says Goldman's Mossavar-Rahmani

America's once-robust labor market is collapsing faster than at any point in the last century. The details are about to start showing in the monthly jobs report. Nearly 10 million jobless claims have been filed in the past two weeks.
6mins
Bloomberg
Manhattan Home Sellers Hold Back Listings During Coronavirus

Manhattan Home Sellers Hold Back Listings During Coronavirus

Worried about the coronavirus, Manhattan homeowners held units back, or withdrew them from the market entirely. That pushed the inventory down 8% at the end of March from the beginning of the year -- the first decline for the period since 2007, ap...
8mins
Bloomberg
Pimco's Fels Says Dollar Nearing Peak, Will 'Start to Depreciate'

Pimco's Fels Says Dollar Nearing Peak, Will 'Start to Depreciate'

Joachim Fels, managing director and global economic adviser at Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco), discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar on "What'd You Miss?"
2mins
Bloomberg
We Are Morally Unprepared for This Crisis, Says Harvard's Sandel

We Are Morally Unprepared for This Crisis, Says Harvard's Sandel

Harvard University professor Michael Sandel discusses how the coronavirus has exposed the paradoxes that exist within our society, and his hopes for a renewed civic life after the virus recedes.
7mins
Bloomberg
Jeremy Corbyn joins second 'Clap for Carers'

Jeremy Corbyn joins second 'Clap for Carers'

Jeremy Corbyn joined the second 'Clap for Carers' event.
2mins
ITN
Boris Johnson joins second 'Clap for Carers'

Boris Johnson joins second 'Clap for Carers'

Boris Johnson joins second 'Clap for Carers' event from No11
1min
ITN
Second 'Clap for Carers' event takes place

Second 'Clap for Carers' event takes place

A second 'Clap for Carers' event has taken place across the UK
3mins
ITN
Markets Have Seen the Lows, But Volatility Will Continue, Says Trennert

Markets Have Seen the Lows, But Volatility Will Continue, Says Trennert

Jason Trennert, chairman at Strategas Research Partners, discusses market volatility and consumer behavior on "Bloomberg Markets.
6mins
Bloomberg
Pence Says U.S. Economy Will Recover From Virus Crisis and Testing Is Increasing

Pence Says U.S. Economy Will Recover From Virus Crisis and Testing Is Increasing

Vice President Mike Pence says the American economy will recover from the coronavirus lockdown and more than 100,000 Americans are now being tested daily for the virus. He speaks to Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
10mins
Bloomberg
Oil 'New Norm' in $20 to $35 Range After Virus, RockCreek CEO Says

Oil 'New Norm' in $20 to $35 Range After Virus, RockCreek CEO Says

RockCreek Group Chief Executive Officer and founder Afsaneh Beschloss says oil could stay "closer to the $20 range" due to global economic weakness.
3mins
Bloomberg
Italy's Virus Stabilization Offers Coronavirus Hope for Europe

Italy's Virus Stabilization Offers Coronavirus Hope for Europe

An easing of Italy's death rate is providing a bit of hope that Europe may be seeing a peak in the coronavirus pandemic.
2mins
Bloomberg
Temporary morgue erected on Wanstead Flats

Temporary morgue erected on Wanstead Flats

A temporary morgue has been erected on Wanstead Flats
2mins
ITN
Pence Says U.S. Is Testing 100,000 People a Day for Virus

Pence Says U.S. Is Testing 100,000 People a Day for Virus

Vice President Mike Pence said more than 100,000 Americans are now being tested daily for coronavirus, as the government tries to ramp up its response to tracking the outbreak. He speaks to Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
2mins
Bloomberg
Pence Says Spike in Jobless Claims From Virus Is Temporary

Pence Says Spike in Jobless Claims From Virus Is Temporary

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. economy will strongly rebound from mounting unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic, after the number of jobless claims grew to 10 million over the past two weeks. He speaks to Bloomberg's David Westin on...
2mins
Bloomberg
Coronavirus testing facility opens at O2 Arena

Coronavirus testing facility opens at O2 Arena

A car park near the O2 Arena in North Greenwich turned into testing facility
3mins
ITN
Trump Expects Saudis, Russia Will Cut Oil Production

Trump Expects Saudis, Russia Will Cut Oil Production

President Donald Trump said he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut oil production by around 10 million barrels a day following a phone call with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Thursday.
7mins
Bloomberg
Sturgeon presser

Sturgeon presser

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has explained how the quantification of coron
2mins
ITN
Bond Markets: Buy What the Fed Is Buying, Pimco Says

Bond Markets: Buy What the Fed Is Buying, Pimco Says

Mark Kiesel, chief investment officer of global credit at Pacific Investment Management Co., discusses the outlook for Treasuries and corporate bond markets amid massive demand for new issuance.
3mins
Bloomberg
Stocks Will Continue to Test Lows, BTIG's Emanuel Says

Stocks Will Continue to Test Lows, BTIG's Emanuel Says

Julian Emanuel, chief equity and derivatives strategist at BTIG, says you can tell a market is starting to bottom when it ceases reacting negatively to bad news. He spoke on "Bloomberg The Open" as U.S.
2mins
Bloomberg
Drive-through testing centre in Fife

Drive-through testing centre in Fife

Drive through testing for coronavirus available at a clinic in Fife
4mins
ITN
A Record 6.65 Million File for U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims

A Record 6.65 Million File for U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims

A total of 6.65 million people filed jobless claims in the week ended March 28 as businesses closed around the nation to try and mitigate the coronavirus outbreak.
2mins
Bloomberg
Los Angeles Mayor Urges Citizens to Wear Homemade Masks in Public

Los Angeles Mayor Urges Citizens to Wear Homemade Masks in Public

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recommends that all of the city's residents wear homemade masks when they need to leave the house. Garcetti spoke during a press conference on Thursday, April 1.
2mins
Bloomberg
Oil Rebounds as China Stocks Strategic Reserves With Cheap Crude

Oil Rebounds as China Stocks Strategic Reserves With Cheap Crude

China's plan to start buying up cheap oil for its strategic reserves sent Brent crude prices sharply higher.
1min
Bloomberg
The Time to Worry About Debt Is After the Pandemic: Harvard's Furman

The Time to Worry About Debt Is After the Pandemic: Harvard's Furman

Jason Furman, Harvard Kennedy School professor of the practice of the economy, discusses the build-up of U.S. debt from stimulus aimed at combating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
4mins
Bloomberg
Fed, Stimulus Won't Prevent 25% Second Quarter Contraction: JPM's Chang

Fed, Stimulus Won't Prevent 25% Second Quarter Contraction: JPM's Chang

Joyce Chang, chair of global research at JPMorgan, sees loss of income as the biggest of a number of economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.
3mins
Bloomberg
European Has No Alternative to Solidarity on Debt, Ambrosetti CEO Says

European Has No Alternative to Solidarity on Debt, Ambrosetti CEO Says

Italy could see GDP fall as much as 11.5%, says European House - Ambrosetti Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer Valerio De Molli, as he calls for solidarity on European debt.
4mins
Bloomberg
Chakrabarti: "We're not testing enough"

Chakrabarti: "We're not testing enough"

The Shadow Attorney General says UK is 'not testing enough'.
3mins
ITN
EU Says Each Month of Lockdown Causes 3% Annual GDP Slump

EU Says Each Month of Lockdown Causes 3% Annual GDP Slump

European Commissioner for Economy and Financial Affairs Paolo Gentiloni discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy.
3mins
Bloomberg
Public Health England: "A bad test is worse than no test"

Public Health England: "A bad test is worse than no test"

Prof Paul Cosford explains the delays in rolling out testing in UK
3mins
ITN
StanChart Says China, HK, Singapore Economies Set to Recover

StanChart Says China, HK, Singapore Economies Set to Recover

The Chinese, Hong Kong and Singapore economies are set for a "healthy recovery" in the second half of the year, according to Standard Chartered Plc Chief Executive Officer Bill Winters.
4mins
Bloomberg
U.K. Firms Face Cash-Flow Crisis: British Chambers of Commerce

U.K. Firms Face Cash-Flow Crisis: British Chambers of Commerce

Adam Marshall, director general for the British Chambers of Commerce, discusses the cash reserves of U.K. businesses and the problems companies are facing.
5mins
Bloomberg
Engie Says Decision to Scrap Dividend Boosts Flexibility

Engie Says Decision to Scrap Dividend Boosts Flexibility

French utility Engie SA's decision to scrap its dividend was a "difficult decision" but "it does maximize our flexibility" amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Financial Officer Judith Hartmann said in an interview on "Bloomberg...
2mins
Bloomberg
U.S. Treasuries Preferred, AIM CEO Lee Says

U.S. Treasuries Preferred, AIM CEO Lee Says

Jenna Lee, founder and chief executive officer of AIM, a quant-based hedge-fund style investment management firm that serves mostly retail clients in South Korea, shares her views on the markets, investor sentiment and her strategy. AIM has $200 m...
6mins
Bloomberg
WHO Warns Governments Against `Knee-Jerk' Policies

WHO Warns Governments Against `Knee-Jerk' Policies

The World Health Organization warned countries battling to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic not to change their policies every single day. "We need to be very careful not to knee jerk," Mike Ryan, the head of the WHO's health emergen...
2mins
Bloomberg
Covid-19 Is a `Real Threat' to Everyone on the Planet, WHO Says

Covid-19 Is a `Real Threat' to Everyone on the Planet, WHO Says

The World Health Organization warned that the coronavirus can be a deadly disease for people in their thirties, forties and fifties and that everybody has a role to play to limit its spread. "Covid-19 is a real threat to everyone on the planet," M...
2mins
Bloomberg
U.K. Rescue Plan Under Strain

U.K. Rescue Plan Under Strain

Philip Thomas, professor of risk management at University of Bristol, discusses the U.K government's rescue plan to combat the fallout from the coronavirus and what he thinks needs to be done to help.
5mins
Bloomberg
Australia to Offer Free Childcare for Some Working Parents: Morrison

Australia to Offer Free Childcare for Some Working Parents: Morrison

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the government is offering free childcare to about 1 million families as it steps up efforts to cushion the impact of the coronavirus. He speaks at a press briefing in Canberra.
1min
Bloomberg
New York, New Jersey Deaths Double in 3 Days

New York, New Jersey Deaths Double in 3 Days

Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. continue to climb sharply in New York and New Jersey with governors releasing data showing a doubling of fatalities in the past three days. New York's death toll reached almost 2,000 while New Jersey recorded more th...
3mins
Bloomberg
The Worst of Market Volatility Is Over, Says Danske Bank's Harr

The Worst of Market Volatility Is Over, Says Danske Bank's Harr

Thomas Harr, global head of FI&C research at Danske Bank, discusses volatility in equity markets and his outlook for fixed income.
2mins
Bloomberg
AirAsia Remains Optimistic Amid 'Tough' Environment: Group CEO

AirAsia Remains Optimistic Amid 'Tough' Environment: Group CEO

AirAsia Group Bhd. Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes discusses how the budget carrier is coping with the coronavirus outbreak. AirAsia Group is weighing options for its long-haul unit AirAsia X Bhd. including introducing a financial investor ...
12mins
Bloomberg