Lately for Monday 29 March 2021
10:20 Nestle shocks with potential job losses at Wiri
Forty-five jobs are set to be lost at Nestle's Wiri factory. The E-Tu union says Nestle 'blind-sided' the workers with news that they were about to start a two wee consultation process, intended to end with jobs making Allen's chew lollies shifting to a larger sit in regional Victoria. Susana talks to E Tu's team leader, Jen Natoli.
10:30 London Calling: Rob Hugh-Jones from the BBC World Service team
In our weekly chat with our London correspondent, Susana talks to Rob Hugh-Jones, about the latest Covid-19 news from Europe; the murder trial in the case of George Floyd, which is expected to be similar in scale to that of OJ Simpson; we check in with Myanmar, where the political situation has deteriorated sharply over the weekend and the international community prepares to step in.
10:45 Science: Diagnosing concussion from saliva
Research from the University of Birmingham has found a way to test for concussion in rugby players's saliva. The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, has major implications for something that has previously been difficult to accurately diagnose. It shows almost instant results from markers called non-coding RNAs which show up in the saliva. So will it mean the days of mis-diagnosis are over and will it become widely used where concussion is suspected. Susana Leuitaua speaks to one of the researchers, Dr Patrick O'Halloran from the University of Birmingham.