Sep 12, 2017

09/12/2017: The new railway that will dramatically change London

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(U.S. Edition) Apple is set to unveil three new phones, including one rumored to cost $1,000. Will customers go for this pricey option? Next, we'll discuss Hurricane Irma's impact on the tourism industry, which could namely hurt service industry workers. Then we'll look at the launch of Crossrail — the most expensive construction project in European history. A project like that could change housing prices and entire neighborhoods.

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Crossrail expands access to London, and its high-flying housing market

Sep 12, 2017
Prices are up along the new east-west railway, and some are worried about being pushed out.
A worker walks toward the entrance of the Canary Wharf Crossrail station in the financial district of London in February.
BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

Apple offers first iPhone near the $1,000 mark

Sep 12, 2017
Apple unveils three phones, pitching the priciest, at about $1,000, to the faithful. The price might be high, but according to analysts, the Apple faithful will buy.    Click the audio player above to hear the full story.  Stories You Might Like 01/01/2018: Goldman Sachs’ $5 billion tax hit 01/11/2018: What 2018 will look like for […]

Irma won’t dampen Florida's tourism industry long term

Sep 12, 2017
Florida’s tourism business is worth more than $100 billion, and Hurricane Irma has put a dent in it. Even as some major theme parks re-open and airlines resume flights this week, some destinations face long roads to recovery, and workers will suffer from lost wages and tips. Click the audio player above to hear the […]

(U.S. Edition) Apple is set to unveil three new phones, including one rumored to cost $1,000. Will customers go for this pricey option? Next, we’ll discuss Hurricane Irma’s impact on the tourism industry, which could namely hurt service industry workers. Then we’ll look at the launch of Crossrail — the most expensive construction project in European history. A project like that could change housing prices and entire neighborhoods.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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