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Elon Musk buys $2.9 billion chunk of Twitter

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Elon Musk has bought a stake in Twitter worth $2.9 billion. The Tesla boss now has a 9.2% stake in the social media platform. He’s well known for his tweets, and has more than 80million followers.

Plus - a pair of composers who created ‘the unofficial Bridgerton musical’ album using TikTok, have won a Grammy for it. Emily Bear and Abigail Barlow won the Grammy for best musical theatre album.

Also in this episode:

  • Oxitec’s genetically modified Fall Armyworms designed to save crops (1.10)
  • Russia to suspend ISS cooperation until sanctions are lifted (2.38)
  • The official list of Covid-19 symptoms has been expanded (3.15)
  • IPCC to release new report on action to tackle climate crisis (3.55)
  • Gemini research finds 1 in 5 Brits own cryptocurrency (4.44)
  • Test could predict effective cancer drug combinations in less than two days (5.23)
  • Samsung announces new TVs will include support for NFTs (6.08)

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