The Headliner podcast: Apple unveils the iPhone X, Brexit talks intensify and Aileen takes the nation by storm

19th September 2017

Apple unveils the iPhone X, Brexit talks intensify and Aileen takes the nation by storm

This week we saw the first glimpse of the iPhone X, Apple’s tenth iPhone. It may have facial recognition, wireless charging and advanced camera features, but at £999, will the hefty price tag put people off buying it?

Parliament has only been back in session for two weeks, yet controversy is already emanating from the Commons. Has the governments so-called “power grab” gone too far?

Recently the news has been dominated by stories of extreme weather affecting people around the world. Closer to home, this week Storm Aileen hit the UK, giving Brits (and the media) the chance to discuss their favourite topic: the weather.

Rihanna becomes the latest in a long line of celebrities to launch their own beauty line. Brand/celebrity partnerships may often fall flat, but with Rihanna’s 40 shades of foundation range already attracting plaudits, could she buck the trend?

BBC Radio 4 may no longer have to fulfil all of its public service duties. With the British public – quite literally – heavily invested in the BBC, what will this mean for iconic features like “Thought for the Day”?

And finally, where is the worst place for women to live in the United Kingdom? That’s what a survey by BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour has been looking into, with surprising results.