Transaction blocked (E40)
Russia wants to create its own credit card payment network as it examines the country's vulnerability to the US payment system in the wake of sanctions. Visa and MasterCard temporarily blocked transactions at several Russian banks, but can a Russian replacement really work? Plus – it’s the May holidays, which means it’s all rather quiet, and so we find out where everybody has gone. And with Tim Kirby suspended, world famous mentalist, Lior Suchard, pops into the studio to read Katie’s mind!