Economic Matters

Economic Matters

By BBC Radio

Newscast

Thursday, 4 August

The UK is expected to fall into recession, inflation could hit 13% and interest rates continue to rise according to the Governor of the Bank of England. The BBC’s Colletta Smith, Torsten Bell of the Resolution Foundation, and Jane Tully from The Money Advice Trust discuss how the economic situation is hitting day to day life. Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has testified that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was "100% real" and that it was wrong to call it a hoax. Marianna Spring talks through the defamation trial brought against the prominent radio host. Today’s Newscast was made by Clare Williamson, with Alix Pickles and Cordelia Hemming. The technical producer was Emma Crowe.
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