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Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
Law Pod UK covers developments across all aspects of civil and public law in the United Kingdom. It is brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row with presenters Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon. More info on our highly recommended podcast on the UK Human Rights Blog.
 
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In a recent investigation the Serious Fraud Office wanted to access documents held abroad by a U.S. company. Does the department have the power to reach across the Atlantic for relevant paperwork? In this episode we look at the Supreme Court's response.Music from bensound.comhttps://uklawweekly.substack.com/subscribe…
 
In the latest episode of Law Pod UK Rosalind English talks to Matt Hervey, co-editor with Matthew Lavy of a new practitioner's text book on Artificial Intelligence. Matt is Head of Artificial Intelligence at Gowling WLG., and advises on all aspects of AI and Intellectual Property, particularly in relation to the life sciences, automotive, aviation,…
 
Rishi Sunak will deliver his second Budget next week, where the chancellor will set out a mission to put the UK's public finances on a sounder footing. Will he reveal rises in spending, tax or both? Plus, we discuss Alex Salmond's select committee appearance on Friday and whether the former Scottish first minister's testimony is a threat to his suc…
 
"Many people who consume too much alcohol can become aggressive. The prosecution say what the defendant did on July 7 last year… was done in anger and fuelled by drink” — Rachel Brand QC, Birmingham Crown Court, February 2018 *** LISTENER CAUTION IS ADVISED *** Become a ‘Patreon Producer’ and get exclusive access to Season 1, early ad-free access t…
 
Cardy, Matt and Joe are here to break down all things Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 from last weekend's BlizzCon event. Matt's also had a chance to go hands-on with the upcoming Watch Dogs: Legion online mode so lets us know whether we should be excited or not for that. Plus, at the very end Dale is substituted in for Joe as we briefly discuss what we e…
 
Can running keep you young? The passing years have consequences beyond the number of candles on our cake; we lose muscle, we become less flexible, and our VO2 max decreases. But can running help to slow – or even reverse – the ageing process? The evergreen Sam Murphy wrote about this subject in the upcoming issue of Runner’s World and has joined us…
 
Dwayne Bunney from the Sirens Of Audio podcast took time out to sit down and chat with Jim Baker about his experiences making the cult BBC Sc-Fi programme The Tripods. Thank you to Jim for being so generous with his time, and to Dwayne for making it happen. The Sirens Of Audio on Twitter Jim's Heritage Soap Web Page Jim on Twitter --- Send in a voi…
 
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds delves into the origins of the UK Covid-19 variant, Natasha looks at how Amazon saved Deliveroo from disaster and Amit charts the strange demise of Habbo HotelThe stories we talked about this week: A lone infection may have changed the course of the pandemichttps://www.wired.co.uk/article/chronic-infection-uk-coronavi…
 
This week James and Toby are naming names. James Cordon, Graham Norton, Natascha McElhone, Peter Hitchens and, of course, Harry & Meghan. Could a couples therapy be in the offing between our hosts and Oprah? We continue weaving our way through the Bernard Cornwell oeuvre, talk a little French television (including Marseille with Gérard Depardieu) a…
 
It is one thing to design and test covid-19 vaccines. It is another to make them at sufficient scale to generate the billions of doses needed to vaccinate the world’s population. How are the vaccines produced, why is production so variable and will it meet demand this year? We speak to Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India, the world…
 
After another goalless draw with a big rival, is it time to question Manchester United's risk-averse ways? Or will this season be deemed a success for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side? Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's action in the Premier League in the latest Pitch to Post Review show. With rumours sur…
 
If you've found yourself confused by the twists, turns and competing narratives around the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints then firstly, you are not alone and secondly, this is the briefing you've been after. Mandy Rhodes is the Managing Editor of the brilliant Holyrood Magazine, the fortnightly trade paper fo…
 
The defining relationships in British politics is that between Prime Minister and Chancellor and Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Chancellor...substantial relationships are the key to durable success...bad relationships are a factor in a government's or opposition's failure. How do Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak compare with past duos ..and Keir …
 
The temperature keeps rising: as demonstrations continue to grow, the army is becoming more brutal. We ask how the country can escape the cycle of violence. In a pandemic, laws against misinformation have their merits—but are also easily put to work for censorious governments. And why British dependencies want to get growing in the medical-marijuan…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the superpowers' tug of war for South-East Asia, America digital markets shift towards oligopolies (09:48) the future of homeschooling post pandemic (18:54) Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www…
 
David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to look back on an eventful Super Sunday which saw more VAR controversy in the draw between Chelsea and Manchester Utd while Liverpool ended a run of four successive Premier League losses with a 2-0 win at bottom club Sheffield United, boosting their hopes of finishing i…
 
Vicky and Darren are joined by Clinton Morrison to look ahead to a huge game in the race for the Champions League spots between Chelsea and Man United - who haven't lost on the road for more than a year. They also look at how Man City have been able to keep up their unrelenting form as well as the VAR controversy from the Hawthorns.…
 
Chancellor Rishi Sunak strongly hints that the furlough scheme and other coronavirus support will be extended in the Budget. He refuses to deny he told Conservative colleagues that he plans to raise taxes now so he can cut them before the next election. He also warns that the public finances will have to be rebalanced. Shadow Chancellor Anneliese D…
 
This bonus podcast features an episode from another Intelligence Squared podcast called How I Found My Voice. In this episode Hollywood star Kate Winslet speaks to the BBC journalist Samira Ahmed. They speak about her life and career, from discovering her love of acting in childhood and becoming a Hollywood sensation in Titanic to never-before-told…
 
Michelle Donelan, Universities Minister, joins Christopher Hope to talk about whether students are getting value for money at the moment and how remote learning could make higher education more accessible. Plus the thorny issue of cancel culture on campuses and why she insists it's not about protecting conservative values, but the British value of …
 
Nearly a million carers will get an increase of just 35p a week from April. 939,000 people receive a benefit called Carer’s Allowance — currently £67.25 a week — for looking after another person who is severely disabled. In order to qualify people must provide for at least 35 hours a week - though most will spend considerably more time caring than …
 
Jacqui Smith and Iain Dale discuss Alex Salmond’s evidence yesterday, vaccine priorities, JVT’s message, Labour’s new defence policy, the CIA report into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Shamima Begum ruling, next week’s budget, Lady Gaga’s dogknapping, narcissism and, er, Yorkshire puddings. Oh, and they’ve been nominated for another award. Smut…
 
Host and ABC royal contributor Omid Scobie breaks down the latest royal stories and headlines alongside ABC News foreign correspondent Maggie Rulli. All this and the latest royal headlines, every Friday on The HeirPod. Follow Omid: https://twitter.com/scobie Talk about the show using #TheHeirPod Discover more ABC News podcasts: http://www.abcnewspo…
 
Aston Villa defender Anita Asante analyses England’s 6-0 win over Northern Ireland in interim boss Hege Riise's first game in charge. We also hear from Ellen White on how it felt to score her first international hat-trick and midfielder Jill Scott reflects on earning her 150th cap.By Sky Sports
 
A recent report about Ravi Zacharias has shipwrecked a global ministry and the legacy of one of the most influential Christian apologists has been swept away. Justin and Ruth are joined by Christian psychologist Dr Diane Langberg, a specialist in trauma abuse, and Rev Glen Scrivener, an evangelist with Speak Life, to discuss how we safeguard agains…
 
“America is back” President Biden has told allies. Hard power, including a fearsome nuclear weapons arsenal, is the foundation of America’s global influence. But many Democrats would like to demilitarise foreign policy. Can Joe Biden live up to his own rhetoric as he tries to re-engage with the world? We hear from Shashank Joshi, The Economist’s de…
 
Coming up today: the Uber lawsuit feeding frenzy, how growing grapes in space can make wine better on Earth and the reality of life under Myanmar’s internet shutdown.The stories we talked about this week: The Supreme Court owned Uber. What comes next is much worsehttps://www.wired.co.uk/article/uber-supreme-court-future-lawsuitsThe terrifying reali…
 
In this week's episode Marietje Schaake International Director of Policy at Stanford University's Cyber Policy Centre speaks to Carl Miller about Facebook's recent legal battle with Australia, Trump's deplatforming from Twitter and how we can preserve democracy and civil liberties in the age of Big Tech. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com…
 
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