A US jury found Bayer's weedkiller glyphosate to be a 'factor' in a gardener's cancer. Molly Scott Cato is a member of the European parliament for the Green Party, and gives us her reaction to the news. And we discuss the wisdom of Bayer's 2016 purchase of Monsanto, the maker of glyphosate, with Berlin-based business journalist Allison Williams. Also in the programme, Google faces a $1.7bn fine from the European Commission for abusing its market dominance in online advertising. Shona Ghosh of the news website Business Insider explains the background to the case. We examine the Ukrainian economy ahead of elections in the country later this month. Our reporter in New York looks at a controversial proposal to introduce a congestion charge for drivers in the city. Plus we consider the prospects for jeans maker Levi Strauss, which lists shares in New York this Thursday, with Matthew Townsend, global business reporter for Bloomberg News
Google launches game streaming service
Its new Stadia service will be available on smartphones, PCs, laptops and TVs when it launches later this year. The BBC's Zoe Kleinman explains how it will impact the gaming industry. India's Jet Airways grounds flights as it runs into financial difficulty - our correspondent reports from Mumbai. And how Peloton, the at-home bike and treadmill company, has allegedly not paid for the music it uses in its online classes.
French unions lead national protest
There are demonstrations across France as unions lead a wave of protests. Sophie Pedder is Paris correspondent for The Economist, and explains how this action contrasts with the yellow vest protests occurring in France every weekend. Also in the programme, Cyclone Idai has left a trail of destruction across Mozambique, Malawi and parts of Zimbabwe. We get the latest from our correspodent in the region. India's Jet Airways has grounded most of its fleet as a result of financial difficulties. Arindam Majumdar is a journalist with Business Standard, and tells us how the airline got into trouble. Plus Britain's Royal Mail is introducing electric trikes for deliveries in a bid to reduce the carbon footprint of the firm. Dave Gold from Royal Mail's communications team discusses the project.
Update: Russia and China could enter aircraft market
Russia and China could become significant players in the aircraft market following the Ethiopia Airlines Boeing plane crash, according to aviation analyst Sally Gethin. As ride-hailing company Lyft prepares to list on the New York Stock Exchange, we get analysis on this latest tech IPO from venture capitalist Eileen Burbidge. And Peter Jankowskis of Oakbrook Investments tells us about the day's trading on Wall Street.
'Clear' parallels between Boeing crashes
An initial accident investigation has pointed to similarities between two Boeing crashes. Barry Valentine is a former head of the US Federal Aviation Authority, and discusses why the FAA was slow to ground Boeing 737 Max planes after the Ethiopian Airlines crash earlier this month. Also in the programme, internet service providers in New Zealand are blocking sites still showing footage of the mosque shootings, and there are reports large companies may also pull advertising from Google and Facebook. Colin Peacock from Media Watch on Radio New Zealand explains the unprecedented action taken by internet service providers. Women using public transport in Berlin today get a 21% discount on tickets to raise awareness of Germany's gender pay gap. Petra Nelken of Berlin's transport network the BVG tells us about the campaign. We hear from Thomas Abraham-Jones about a major helium discovery his firm Helium One recently made in Tanzania. Plus our regular workplace commentator Heather McGregor argues for banishing the word 'networking' from your vocabulary.