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Best UK podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best UK podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler join Adam Fleming and Chris Mason for some geeky gossip about Brexit from Westminster and Brussels.
 
The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Rowena Mason, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics
 
Nick Robinson talks about what’s really going on in British politics.
 
Instant political analysis from the Spectator's top team of writers, including Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman, Katy Balls, Alex Massie and many others.
 
James Delingpole and Toby Young discuss and explain British and European politics and culture for their American audience.
 
The weekly UK True Crime Podcast is the home of UK true crime. We examine lesser known UK cases in depth, talk to true crime authors, review products/shows and interview other experts in the field of UK True Crime to offer you the very best insight and analysis.
 
Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.
 
John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster
 
The Spectator's flagship podcast featuring discussions and debates on the best features from the week's edition. Presented by Isabel Hardman and Lara Prendergast.
 
The inside line on Brexit. Interviews with top politicians and commentators, analysis from the Telegraph’s Westminster team -- and the occasional musical interlude. Presented by Christopher Hope. Every Friday.
 
A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.
 
Politics chat with the latest goings on at Holyrood and Westminster through the eyes of BBC Scotland journalists. Ready by 5pm Thursday.
 
LBC presenter Iain Dale and former Labour Home Secretary Jacqui Smith untangle the world of politics and media. Expect plenty of jokey banter and informed speculation.
 
Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster
 
The big political stories with lively discussion and expert comment and analysis. Presenter Carolyn Quinn is joined by politicians and journalists 10pm every Sunday on BBC Radio 4.
 
In these tumultuous political times, does anyone know where it's all heading? Join Channel 4 News' Political Editor Gary Gibbon and guests as they thrash out the possibilities.
 
Each week, the HuffPost UK Politics team unpack the biggest stories from Westminster and beyond.
 
The Economist was founded in 1843 "to throw white light on the subjects within its range". For more from The Economist visit http://shop.economist.com/collections/audio
 
Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.
 
News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
 
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
Hosted by Anushka Asthana, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday
 
REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of politics.co.uk, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again), Alex Andreou AKA @SturdyAlex, German-Nepalese journalist Nina Schick, actor Ingrid Oliver and scores of special guests. Fol ...
 
Our weekly podcast discussing all the ups and downs at Westminster. Please subscribe and share - and keep up with all the latest news on PoliticsHome.com. Got a question for the team? news@politicshome.com.
 
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.
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. We’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, leavers and remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It's a podcast that can’t get enough of experts ... and we want to hear from you too
 
How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.
 
A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
 
A weekly politics podcast presented by Adam Boulton. The Sky News political team provides in-depth context and analysis around the big issues in politics in the UK and beyond.
 
News features and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News in Focus is produced by Fiona Symon.
 
The Audio Long Reads podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
 
Grace Dent presents a series documenting the untold dramas of 21st-century Britain.
 
Nominated for the BEST TRUE-CRIME PODCAST award at the British Podcast Awards 2018, Murder Mile is a uniquely different UK true-crime podcast, presented as an audio guided walk of 300+ of London’s untold, unsolved and (often) forgotten murder cases, all within the West End.
 
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'Unbelievable?' engages in fundamental questions on Christianity with the intention to openly discuss different opinions between Christians and non-believers. http://unbelievable.podbean.com/feed/
 
James Haskell and Alex Payne and special guests do their best to discuss anything but rugby. Subscribe free to get a new episode every Wednesday. The UK's No1 rugby show, brought to you by JOE.
 
Steve - @guitarmoog - and Chris - @ottocrat - investigate cakeism: the philosophy of having your cake and eating it, as preached and practised by the British government in its approach to Brexit. Each week, we explore the latest developments as we head towards Brexit and spend time wading through the weeds from the perspective of two long-standing Brussels and UK government insiders. Our aim: to inform you, our listeners, about EU realities and so, hopefully, to equip you to spot lies and to ...
 
A weekly review of the weekend’s football from Sky Sports’ expert and Manchester United legend Gary Neville
 
The Runner's World podcast is your weekly dose of all things running, here to inform and entertain with unique interviews, news, advice, in-depth discussion and much, much more.
 
A weekly podcast on recent legal decisions and news.
 
The former Ukip leader is now five days a week on LBC. Monday-Thursday 6pm-7pm and Sunday 10am-12
 
Elis James chews over the week's football in the company of former Wales internationals Danny Gabbidon and Iwan Roberts.
 
Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann host the award-winning podcast that has been answering the world's questions since 2007. Visit the official website at answermethispodcast.com. Buy classic episodes, albums and apps at answermethisstore.com.
 
Transfer Talk is a podcast from Sky Sports News which features debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the transfer window. We will be digging into all the biggest storylines, both in the Premier League and around Europe, as we keep you up to date on all the latest developments.
 
Live preaching and teaching from Betel of Britain Church in Birmingham UK.
 
Frank Skinner's on Absolute Radio every Saturday morning and you can enjoy the show's podcast right here. Radio Academy Award winning Frank, Emily and Alun bring you a show which is like joining your mates for a coffee... So, put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy UK commercial radio's most popular podcast.
 
The back-stop’s here? Bad puns with top political coverage from Northern Ireland. Red Lines brings you essential analysis and commentary by BBC NI’s politics team.
 
ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand offers the hypothetical keys to Number 10 to a guest and asks them: What would you do now?
 
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Chris talks to UK correspondent Adam GilchristBy Radio 2GB
 
UK chancellor Sajid Javid has been in Davos with the world's rich and powerful this week, talking up the UK economy post-Brexit. Is there good news on the economy, and is there more to him than a very junior partner to Prime Minister Boris Johnson? Brexit Day is next Friday, but that doesn't mean it'll all be over. We discuss what happens next - ex…
 
Professor Meredith Crowley talks on BBC Radio 4 Today about a potential trade deal between the US and the EU, ahead of the presidential elections.By The UK in a Changing Europe
 
Rowena Mason is joined by Katy Balls, Stewart Wood and Lisa O’Carroll to discuss the latest on the prime minister’s Brexit withdrawal bill, and Jess Phillips’s decision to drop out of the Labour leadership race. Plus Larry Elliott rings in from Davos, and Kate Proctor sits down with Gina Miller. Help support our independent journalism at theguardia…
 
After the news last week that Kenenisa Bekele will be running the London Marathon this year and thus racing against Eliud Kipchoge, we discuss what an amazing race this could be if both runners bring their A-game and how it could be too close to call. We also discuss the impact that a possible banning of the Nike NEXT% could have and finally on a l…
 
The shocking conclusion of the story from last week from the South of England in 2003. At the UK True Crime Podcast we hear many tales of greed and ruthlessness. But in this case, the lengths someone will go to for financial gain is really hard to comprehend.... Ticket for live show, 19 February: https://feverup.com/m/81148 Referenced sites www.ukt…
 
Fraudulent transactions made by a Saudi businessman left his creditors out of pocket but in this case it is the company that he was funneling the funds through that sued the bank for carrying out his instructions. At the heart of proceedings is the Quincecare duty that states a bank should not follow the dishonest instructions of its customers and …
 
In this episode we were joined by Tom Watson, the Deputy Leader of the UK Labour Party who only recently stood down at last year's general election. He is now the author of a new book Downsizing: How I Lost 8 Stone, Reversed My Diabetes and Regained My Health, and in this wide-ranging interview with Ros Urwin he talks about his successful battle ag…
 
Post-election and pre-Brexit, what role does the UK play in the world? Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar ponders these questions and more with the Security Minister Brandon Lewis. And as the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn gathers steam, the Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour leadership contender Emily Thornberry tells us her priorities for the p…
 
An internal probe showed that Deutsche Bank paid $1.1m to secure the wealth management business of a senior Saudi royal, Beijing has warned that the spread of the deadly coronavirus is expected to accelerate, and the Trump administration has warned that it would “react” with possible punitive measures against the EU for a carbon tax plan. Plus, mor…
 
Former Cabinet Minister, David Gauke sits down with Christopher Hope, before the tables turn and he seizes the opportunity to ask your very own podcast host questions of his own. On the agenda: Has David Gauke spoken to Boris Johnson since he quit the Conservative Party? Would Chopper ever move to The Guardian? And what will both men be doing on Br…
 
Ivor Perl and Susan Pollack were 12 and 13 when they were transported to Auschwitz. On the 75th anniversary of the concentration camp’s liberation, they tell their stories. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocusBy The Guardian
 
Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss Huawei, Coronavirus and Brexit DayBy BBC Radio 4
 
Isabel Hardman takes you through the highlights from today's interviews, today featuring Priti Patel, Rory Stewart, Len McCluskey and Lord Butler. This podcast was produced by Matthew Taylor.By The Spectator
 
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the Coronavirus, the prospects of the four remaining Labour leadership candidates and how they will each mark our exit from the European Union on Friday. They look at the BBC after Tony Hall, why Victoria Derbyshire’s show has been axed and the future funding of the Corporation. They talk about HS2, Holocaust Memo…
 
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has been in power for two decades and now it looks as though he intends to stay indefinitely. He has launched an overhaul of the country’s power structures that could allow him to extend his control after his official term ends in 2024. Katie Martin discusses the move with Max Seddon in Moscow and Ben Hall, Europe …
 
As the UK prepares to leave the EU this Friday, John Pienaar probes the Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay for answers on the big questions that still remain on our future relationship. And fresh from announcing his backing of Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour leader, the Unite Union’s Len McCluskey also joins John. Our New MP of the Week is the former Da…
 
Presented by Paul Waugh, Huffington Post UK. This weekend, we'll be discussing Labour leadership and unions, with: Lord McNicol, Labour; WAB passes into UK law, with Jill Rutter, Institute for Government, and Bill Cash MP, chair of the European Scrutiny Committee; HS2 with Lord Adonis, Labour; and press lobby and Downing Street, with Paul Harrison,…
 
With Policy Exchange's David Goodhart, author of The Road to Somewhere, and Kate Andrews. Presented by Katy Balls.By The Spectator
 
Frank Skinner's on Absolute Radio every Saturday morning and you can enjoy the show's podcast right here. Radio Academy Award winning Frank, Emily and Alun bring you a show which is like joining your mates for a coffee... So, put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy UK commercial radio's most popular podcast. This week we celebrate Frank’s birthday an…
 
Mark D'Arcy hears from a former MP who found himself at the heart of the Profumo scandal. Will the Lords really move to York? And calls for a re-think of the law on assisted dying.By BBC Radio 4
 
"All racism is a species not only of unreason... but of unreason enthusiastically embraced", writes Howard Jacobson. Howard discusses why anti-Semitism should trouble us all, regardless of our background. Producer: Adele ArmstrongBy BBC Radio 4
 
After a difficult week for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, United We Stand editor Andy Mitten joins the show to analyse where Man Utd go from here (3:25). Dharmesh Sheth and Gabriele Marcotti discuss Paul Pogba's future (17:35) and why a potential deal for Bruno Fernandes is stalling (22:40). They also reflect on Romelu Lukaku's exclusive interview with Sky …
 
How far has President Donald Trump delivered on his promise to remake American power in the world? With so much attention focused on the impeachment drama originating in Ukraine, John Prideaux, The Economist’s US editor, identifies the places more likely to determine the fate of Trump’s presidency. And has America’s global standing been damaged as …
 
BJ Fogg is a pioneering research psychologist and founder of the iconic Behavior Design Lab at Stanford which has taught everyone from the founders of Instagram to the leading technology ethicist Tristan Harris. In this episode Fogg speaks to Carl Miller about his new book Tiny Habits, how he cracked the code of habit formation and the potential da…
 
With Katy Balls and James Forsyth. Presented by Cindy Yu.By The Spectator
 
Can we make sense of our rational capabilities on an atheist naturalist worldview? Alex O’Connor of the Cosmic Skeptic YouTube channel debates Christian philosopher Max Baker-Hytch on the argument for God from reason, which was popularised by CS Lewis in his book Miracles. For Cosmic Skeptic: https://www.youtube.com/user/alexjoconnor For Max Baker-…
 
The US believed the American way of life was humankind’s ultimate destiny. But unrestrained greed has led to an era of injustice and division. By Andrew Bacevich. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
In the heart of Hitler’s Nazi Germany, members of the Resistance worked tirelessly and at great risk to themselves to help those whose lives were threatened. Amongst them was Elisabeth Charlotte Gloeden – known as Liselotte or “Lilo” – who, along with her husband Erich, hid Jews in their home in Berlin, before arranging safe passage for them out of…
 
This week we are discussing what happens next on Brexit and what is in store for our new relationship with Europe. Gary talks to Georgina Wright from The Institute for Government and Sam Lowe of the Centre for European Reform.By Channel 4 News
 
Poland's government has been trying to nobble the courts for years. Now the European Union is intervening, and the outcome could undermine the union itself. Our obituaries editor looks back on the life of Nell Gifford, whose small, tight-knit circus brought a sense of community into the big top. And modern sensitivities reveal why gender is so tric…
 
A powerful rebound in Intel’s data centre division drove a stronger than expected recovery in the final quarter of 2019, former Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf has agreed to pay $17.5m as part of a settlement with US regulators over the bank’s fake accounts scandal, and the European Central Bank begins its first strategic review in 16 years…
 
It was “Brixit” - until Peter Wilding came along. The solicitor who coined the word “Brexit” sits down The Telegraph’s Chief Political Correspondent, Christopher Hope to reveal what it’s like inventing the term as a Remainer. Also on the podcast: the “Godfather of Brexit” Sir Bill Cash discusses thirty-five years of fighting for EU withdrawal, Rory…
 
This week: fish, food, agriculture, immigration, Scotland and our special guest, Labour’s deputy leadership candidate and only Scottish MP, IAN MURRAY. On the menu: Labour’s existential crossroads, why the party lost Scotland, the Brexit vs Corbyn blame game, and what Labour needs to do to win back Britain’s confidence. Plus: Why crossing the imagi…
 
Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the former president of Angola, claims to be a self-made businesswoman, but the Luanda Leaks, a cache of 715,000 emails, charts, contracts, audits and accounts, help explain how she actually built her business empire. Plus, why are California’s oldest trees dying?. Help support our independent journalism at t…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP are sowing division in India. (10:06) Investors at home and abroad are piling into American government debt. (16:31) And, the similarities between Britain’s queen and Sir Alex Ferguson. Please subscribe to The Econo…
 
News, views and features on today's stories in ParliamentBy BBC Radio 4
 
A culinary extravaganza with some new friends! LK welcomes Helen Lewis from The Atlantic, Matt Chorley from The Times and our pal Alex Forsyth to the Brexitcast table to chew over Rebecca Long-Bailey’s Chinese takeaways, ravioli trade deals and Chris Mason’s ministerial pudding habit.Producers: Ione Wells & Emma CloseEditor: Dino Sofos…
 
Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument rose to 44,771, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Thursday show.
 
As France enters its 62nd weekend of protests, President Macron’s honeymoon is well and truly over. But has he found a new friend in Boris Johnson (00:45)? Plus, what is the problem with the Labour leadership race (12:35)? And last, what’s killing Britain’s wild salmon (25:20)? With Jonathan Miller, Charles Grant, James Forsyth, Gloria de Piero, Mi…
 
At the World Economic Forum, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, The Economist’s editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes, Anne McElvoy and Patrick Foulis debate the future of the annual alpine gathering. How did a young academic’s pet project come to be seen as the ultimate A-list bash for global CEOs, political leaders and celebrities alike? Anne …
 
Ian Davidson and Anne Nisbet from the Citizens' Assembly of Scotland join the show as the project reaches the halfway point with the first meeting of 2020.By BBC Radio Scotland
 
With Brexit legislation sailing through the Commons, Boris Johnson has turned his attention to the domestic agenda as decisions on HS2, Huawai’s involvement in communications and a cabinet reshuffle land in his inbox. Conservative MP Bim Afolami joins Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth on what we can expect from the government and who from …
 
The Labour leadership race is finally getting exciting with two candidates already on the ballot and one more falling by the wayside. The contenders are starting to take digs at each other - and the last Labour government too. PolHome's Kevin Schofield, Matt Honeycombe-Foster and Eleanor Langford will be getting stuck in to the latest and asking if…
 
The Culture Secretary on why she went from Remainer rebel to Boris loyalist, her decision to quit frontline politics and the uncertain future of the BBCBy BBC Radio 4
 
With Katy Balls and James Forsyth. Presented by Isabel Hardman.By The Spectator
 
Dusted off and brought up from the AMT cellars for an airing, it's retro AMT96, featuring judges' wigs, newsreaders' desks, and jury service. This episode originally appeared at on 21 May 2009. The retro episodes are in your feed for one month only, but to keep them forever, buy episodes 1-200 from . There'll be an all-new episode of AMT on the fir…
 
How do you achieve net-zero carbon emissions in just fifteen years? In Finland, a fisherman-turned-climate scientist believes he has part of the answer: re-wilding the country’s peat fields. Gabriel Gatehouse travels to the country's frozen north to meet Tero Mustonen, as he battles lobbyists and vested interests in government and the peat industry…
 
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