Looking at how Britain pays its way in the world today. Like Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain or Michael Palin’s Himalaya, the book will have a coherence and life beyond the television series, looking at some issues in greater depth, and telling additional stories to illustrate some of the ideas. This book is about the things that Britain produces in order to pay its way in the world, from physical goods that we can see and feel, to intangible services that are much harder to quantify.
"Consuming 'Made in Britain'"
Series 10 of the programme that cuts through confusion, statistics, and spin to present a clearer view of the business world, through discussion with people running leading and emerging companies. In these 10 episodes, Evan Davis and guests swap thoughts on capitalism and peaking in business, discuss the automotive industry and the pros and cons of a salary, and speak about startups and big egos.
In July, an angry mob in India dragged a 63-year-old mother of five out of her home and beheaded her after the local goddess accused her of casting evil spells. The victim was one of dozens in the southern state of Assam who have lost their lives due to accusations of witchcraft in recent months.