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Stephen Cole

Stephen Cole is an internationally acclaimed television presenter.

He has helped launch four international news channels – Sky News, CNN International, BBC World and Al Jazeera – and has chaired many international events.

He also created the world’s first IT show, Click Online, taking it around the world to 28 countries in seven years.

Stephen took a break from television to return to London, where he was appointed chairman of the Institute of Diplomacy and Business. After his three-year term ended, Stephen joined CGTN as executive producer and host of new talk show, The Agenda.

As well as presiding as a judge at the Royal Television Society News Awards and the BAFTAs, he has chaired discussions at the United Nations, setting the five-year agenda for UNESCO.


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RAZOR is CGTN's brand new science and technology show, covering cutting edge from all over the world. RAZOR will show you the world's most powerful laser and the world's smallest anti-cancer treatment. It will take you from the weird world of quantum computing to the boundaries of the cosmos. An international team of reporters will follow the guidance of Occam's Razor - the principle that the simplest explanation is the best one. RAZOR will show that we are already "living in the future"!
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Global Business Europe is the latest addition to CGTN's influential prime-time show, broadcast from our headquarters in London. Its mission is to explore the dramatically changing dynamics of international commerce through lively conversation in clear, jargon-busting language. From the fortunes of major corporations to the experiences of workers and consumers, Global Business will have its finger on the world's pulse. Within the context of smart analysis and live reporting our team will hear from today's leaders and decision makers along with the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow to make sense of the forces which shape our world.
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The World Today is the core rolling news service of CGTN. Each weekend a one-hour European-focused edition will be produced from CGTN's London production center. The show will keep viewers up-to-date with all the top stories across Europe and the world as they happen, providing different perspectives in a fast-paced and informative format. The shows will also look back at the stories that dominated the headlines over the past week, and look ahead to the next seven days. With a wide remit – from art, social affairs, fashion, sports and lifestyle – the show will reflect the diversity and energy of Europe.