We hear the latest from the Boeing 737 probe, where it was revealed that US regulators allowed Boeing's 737 Max to continue flying, despite knowing there was a risk of further crashes. The BBC's Michelle Fleury has been watching the hearings on Capitol Hill and tells us what else was said.
And the US Federal Reserve suggested it doesn't plan to alter interest rates for the next year. Susan Schmidt, head of US equities at Aviva, gives her analysis of the Fed's decision to leave rates unchanged once again.
The audio streaming economy
Services like Spotify have revolutionised music, but how does it work for the artists? Amy Wang is senior music business editor at Rolling Stone magazine, and tells us how popular bands receive more revenue per play than less popular ones. Wendy Robinson is lead singer of band The Popinjays, and discusses how little income streaming plays can generate for some musicians. And Michael Bonner, editor of Uncut magazine explains that there is still a significant market for music on CD and other formats. Also in the programme, France's prime minister Edouard Philippe has set out details of plans for a universal pension scheme. With ongoing protests and strikes about the reforms in France, Paris-based reporter Anne-Elisabeth Moutet considers the likely impact of the move on everyday life in France. Plus we hear from the Cayman Islands about the fierce debate ongoing over whether to redevelop the autonomous British Overseas Territory's main port.
(Picture: Music streaming apps on a phone. Picture credit: Getty Images.)
Update: The latest from the financial markets
US markets traded slightly lower on Tuesday - Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading in New Jersey tells us why trading was subdued.
The rise of digital doctors
With online medical appointments growing, are they as good or secure as the real thing? Johannes Schildt is chief executive of Sweden's Kry, which offers an app called Livi to connect patients with doctors, and tells us about their ambition for the service. We hear a range of feedback from listeners about their experience with digital doctors. And Martin Marshall, chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners explains what sort of scenarios have been found to be ideal or otherwise for virtual medical appointments. Also in the programme, we conclude our series of interviews with figures from each of Britain's main political parties ahead of this week's general election. Daniel Hannan is a Member of the European Parliament for the ruling Conservative Party, and discusses his party's main economic policy proposals. Plus, as the death of one of the men who helped develop the barcode, George Laurer, is announced, we consider the impact of the invention on the retail sector.
UK Election 2019: How do voters feel?
The UK election is just days away and much of the political campaigning has been dominated by Brexit and the parties' big-spending pledges. So how has the mood of the British people held up ahead of polling day? The BBC's Rahul Tandon has been criss-crossing the country to find out. The British energy firm Tullow, founded in a small town south of Dublin of the same name in the mid-1980s, is in trouble. Colin Smith, energy analyst at the investment bank Panmure Gordon explains what caused its recent fall in share price. And tis' the season to be merry but when it comes to office interactions, one can never be too careful at holiday parties. Our regular workplace commentator, Alison Green, offers a few survival tips for the corporate Christmas party.