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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.
 
Time-poor? Never get around to watching or reading the news? Aware you’re not quite as on top of what’s happening in the world as you should be? Well, The Weekly News In Brief from SheerLuxe.com is the weekly podcast bringing you the scoop on the breaking news and current affairs you need to know. Subscribe, keep listening and stay informed. You can also get your daily dose of news sent straight to your inbox each morning by signing up to The Daily News In Brief newsletter here
 
The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.
 
Starting in Australia and now in the UK, Token is a podcast about marginalised identities. But it's fun - we promise. We talk about race, gender, sexuality, culture, politics and whatever else makes you feel like a token in today's world. The only constants are fun, frank discussion and the freedom to politely ask awkward questions
 
Newsnet.scot's regular podcast is a popular feature of Scottish political debate. reflecting the views of the pro-independence audience, but also tackling UK and international issues. Chaired by former broadcaster Derek Bateman and guests, it aims to encourage discussion of politics without the confrontational tone favoured by today political programmes.
 
Hi. I’m Paul Adamson, the founder and editor of E!Sharp, an online magazine about the European Union and its place in the world. These podcasts are me “in conversation with” personalities that I think have interesting things to say and who may not be known to wider audiences. The conversations are deliberately informal and are designed to be illuminating as well as, hopefully, entertaining.
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
Independent news and stories connecting you to life in Australia and Dinka-speaking Australians. - Piɛ̈ŋë në wël cë kek thïïc, akölkööl ku wël jiɛmë baai kek në ajuiɛɛrë SBS Dinka Radio, agut cë ka ciɛ̈lë kek në Ɣothuraliɛ ku jɔl ya piny thok ëbɛ̈n.
 
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
 
Summer-ized Sessions is a renowned event brand in London, which has been running hedonistic house music events for six consecutive years. From humble beginnings as a mix-CD, through weekly radio, to its current incarnation as one of the freshest, most decadent club nights in town, this is a brand that attracts some of the biggest names in Underground House, Tech-house, and Techno. Coming off the back of their first tour in 2019 - landing at premier spots across the UK such as Mint Warehouse ...
 
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New rules for commercial fishing operators are hoped to stop illegal fish dumping and protect endangered species. The Government is banning commercial fishers from discarding unwanted fish overboard again. It's also paying to put cameras on 300 fishing boats, to keep a better eye on what goes on at sea. Auckland University Fisheries expert Glenn Si…
 
Last night the Leader of the DUP Edwin Poots was forced to resign after just 21 days in the job.Many say Jeffrey Donaldson is the man with the temperament to bring the party back together.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/18200138/TLW180621NI.mp3"][/audio]Professor of Social Policy at the Ulster University and Former Member of …
 
The Dublin Bay South byelection will take place on July 8th.This byelection was triggered by the resignation of former Minister Housing Eoghan Murphy.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/18194023/TLW180621DublinBay.mp3"][/audio]James Geoghegan Fine Gael Dublin City Councillor, Senator Lynn Boylan Sinn Fein councillor and Deirdre C…
 
A large male boar is the last of a group of boars that is still at large in the wilds of County Kerry.6 out 7 of the family of boars have been culled as they can carry a myriad of diseases.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/18191228/TLW180621WeekTrending.mp3"][/audio]Journalist Amanda Brunker and Ian Power CEO, Spunout.ie joined…
 
Stacey Abrams is widely considered one of the most prominent political power broker in the United States. She was the first African-American woman to become the House Minority leader in her home state of Georgia and the first African-American woman to be nominated by a major party for State Governor. Her fight against voter suppression helped win G…
 
Matt Chorley speaks about the symbolic and surprising result of the Chesham and Amersham by-election where the Liberal Democrats took it from the Conservatives. He spoke to the leader of the party Sir Ed Davey, Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Grender, pollster Chris Curtis and the Times' Henry Zeffman. PLUS he dives into the day's news with the Sund…
 
An Irish Times opinion poll today found that the government have a 53% approval rating.According to the poll, Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the country at the moment.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17182527/TLW170621SinnFein.mp3"][/audio]Political Editor of the Irish Times Pat Leahy joined The Last Word to …
 
Police didn't make a single arrest after hundreds of gang members blocked roads and crisscrossed Auckland on bikes and hanging out of cars all day. The gangs were out in force after a large funeral procession for one of their own this morning. NZ Police Superintendent Karyn Malthus told Heather du Plessis-Allan that the gangs were well behaved duri…
 
Police appear much more likely to charge people for drug use/possession in Hawke's Bay, Gisborne, Auckland city and the Bay of Plenty than in the rest of the country. The regional differences are revealed as the Government reviews an aspect of the Misuse of Drugs Act to ensure police discretion for charging drug users is applied consistently across…
 
A major gang member's funeral, and the procession that followed, appears to have gone off without a hitch. Hundreds gathered for a service at a church in Grey Lynn, before the procession traversed across Auckland. During the service, police temporarily closed part of the street outside the church.. Gang expert Dr Jarrod Gilbert told Heather du Ples…
 
Thousands of permanent Air New Zealand staff will get $1000 worth of company shares. Chief executive Greg Foran told Heather du Plessis-Allan it's to say thank you for the job they've done over the past 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic. He says the staff have gone above and beyond - including pilots who've had over a hundred Covid-19 tests and en…
 
text by NZ Herald India have seized the initiative in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand by naming their starting XI a day early. That's despite rain pouring at the venue, and the whole first day in doubt due to the forecast. India have opted for two spinning all-rounders and three seamers, paying no attention to the conditions o…
 
Homelessness is at record levels in New York City, and the economic carnage of Covid is making it worse. With one epidemic feeding another, there is now more homelessness in YC than at any time since the Great Depression, and it's disproportionately affecting Black and brown people. More than 3000 people live on the street, and at least another 60,…
 
Text by Ariane de Vogue and Chandelis Duster, CNN The Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act on Thursday in a decision that will leave the law intact and save health care coverage for millions of Americans. The justices turned away a challenge from Republican-led states and the former Trump administration, which urged the ju…
 
Inadequate housing and overcrowding has exacerbated a COVID-19 outbreak in the northern Ontario Cree community of Kashechewan — but those issues date back years before the pandemic. We talk to Peter Lazarus, Kashechewan First Nation's housing director; and Dr. Sarah Funnell, founding director of the Centre for Indigenous Health Research and Educati…
 
Last year, Italian police caught a man trying to smuggle more than 1,000 cacti and succulents into the country. They repatriated the plants back to Chile with the help of Barbara Goettsch, co-chair of the cactus and succulent plant specialist group at the International Union for Conservation of Nature. She tells us why this type of poaching poses a…
 
In Canadian politics this week, Green Party Leader Annamie Paul said an attempt to oust her was driven by sexism and racism, and outgoing Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq made a blistering exit speech. We discuss these events with our national affairs panel: Karyn Pugliese, journalism professor at Ryerson University and former executive news director for…
 
On this special episode of ClimateCast, guest host Samantha Washington is joined by Dr Michael E. Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State University, in the United States, to discuss his new book The New Climate War. Mann is one of the world’s most prominent climate scientists, who first shot to fame in the 1990s when he …
 
England’s footballers will take the knee before their match against Scotland at Wembley tonight in an anti-racism protest that has divided supporters. Liam Rosenior and Paul MacInnes reflect on how football became enmeshed in the culture wars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
Historical fiction can be a powerful tool to explore the individual people who have shaped our pasts. But why has it not caught on in India? What comprises good historical fiction, and what does it teach us about history and how we see it? Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to journalist and author Rajat Ubhaykar, author of Truck De India!: A Hitchhiker's Gu…
 
At the end of each week, Mike Hosking takes you through the big-ticket items and lets you know what he makes of it all. GDP Number: 7/10 "It's not all roses. It's stoked by the astonishing amount of debt thrown into the economy. But it's above zero and that’s a win any day." Inflation: 3/10 "This is the story for the rest of the year. It's real, it…
 
Tara Mulvany is the first woman to circumnavigate New Zealand's three main islands by sea kayak. She has also ticked off the first ever circumnavigation by sea kayak of the high Arctic Svalbard archipelago, clocking up 40 polar bear encounters over 2,200kms of paddling in 71 days. Tara admits to being addicted to long trips. Her latest long expedit…
 
A Dunedin data company has brought high-tech analytics to the dairy farm in an effort to help farmers detect lameness in cows. Powered by artificial intelligence software, Iris Data Science's cameras collect tens of thousands of data points from cows leaving the milking shed each day, and use them to monitor the health of each cow. The company has …
 
Victorians aged 40 to 59 seeking to book their first jab face waits of several weeks because the Covid-19 vaccination rollout has hit another hurdle. Under new health advice, 2.1 million Australians in their 50s yet to be jabbed are now being told they should not have AstraZeneca. Seven new cases of an ­extremely rare blood clot in AstraZeneca reci…
 
Fisheries scientist says the Government's move to ban commercial fishing skippers throwing unwanted catch overboard is is the biggest change to fisheries management in 100 years. The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries David Parker, has announced law changes requiring commercial skippers to bring their total catch back to port. Cameras will be put on…
 
I see a new generation war is on. A recent story said Gen Z now has it in for Milennials. I mean, why do Milennials have to hate boomers and why do Boomers hate Milennials, and now we've got Gen Z hating on Milennials? Milennials - the oldest of which are now turning 40, according to this article are apparently now uncool because of their skinny je…
 
Today is the day, rain permitting. The ICC World Test Championship Final starts at 9.30pm this evening. Being played at a neutral venue adds an extra element that is not often seen in test cricket. The Blackcaps have lost both ICC finals we've played in, but we have just completed a stellar test series against England. So how are we going to perfor…
 
The UK's latest surge in coronavirus infections gathered pace Thursday with new confirmed cases rising above 10,000 for the first time in nearly four months as a result of the spread of the more contagious Delta variant. Government figures showed another 11,007 cases were reported. That's the highest daily number since February 19, when 12,027 case…
 
Questions remain as to whether banks are bothered by increasing customer dissatisfaction. With more banks closing in provincial areas, phasing out of cheques, and receiving poor customer service reviews, satisfaction levels are falling. Consumer NZ found only one third of people trust their banks, while two thirds think banks are charging too much.…
 
Police are warning Aucklanders to be prepared for a large funeral procession for a senior head hunter gang member today. There's expected to be a large number of patched members in Auckland to farewell a Head Hunters member who died in police custody. And there hasn't exactly been a good track record with these things - and questions are being aske…
 
New Zealand take on India in the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship final beginning Friday, with a $2.24m prize up for grabs for the victor. The two sides were judged to be the best in test cricket after competing for nearly two years against seven other countries and will now face off on neutral territory in England, a rare sight for…
 
Grant Robertson says everyone needs to come to terms with the reality that interest rates are going to rise. Economists are now predicting a rise to the Official Cash Rate early next year. It follows a higher-than-expected 1.6 percent rise in GDP in the first three months of the year -- and America's Federal Reserve warning of interest rates rises …
 
There could be a large gang presence in parts of Auckland today. The Head Hunters are preparing a funeral procession to farewell one of their own. Taranaki Fuimaono died in Auckland Hospital on Saturday, after the 43-year-old was found unresponsive in police custody. Police will be monitoring to ensure the cortege is carried out safely. National pa…
 
A planned standalone cycle and walkway bridge next to the Auckland Harbour Bridge has come under fire for its cost, and a newly released figure shows the cost of it could far outweigh the benefits. Transport Minister Michael Wood did not provide the benefit-to-cost ratio (BCR) when he announced the new $785m project earlier this month – but has now…
 
Ryanair along with a number of airports in Britain is taking the UK government to court.The Irish airline is calling for increased transparency on what are the metrics of the travel system.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17184915/TLW170621Biz.mp3"][/audio]Journalist, Broadcaster and Columnist with The Business Post Ian Guider…
 
It seems we are in a new President/Prime Minister alliance of big government spending, should we be excited or concerned? (00:44) Also on the podcast: Are the UK tabloids going woke? (15:00)? And in the wake of the pandemic are we ready to have a grown up conversation about death?(31:11) With Spectator Political Editor James Forsyth, Spectator Econ…
 
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that house prices were substantially lower than in 2007.Varadkar pointed to the fact that people can't get mortgage approval as the problem.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17180715/TLW170621HousePrices.mp3"][/audio]Michael Dowling of Dowling Financial and Labour Spokesperson for Housi…
 
This week is Men's Health Week which aims to encourage men to attend the doctor more often.On average men present less often and later in illness than women do.[audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2021/06/17174415/TLW170621MensHealth.mp3"][/audio]Dr Brian Higgins GP at Galway Primary Care joined Matt on The Last Word on Health to discuss …
 
In this week's podcast Nani Jansen Reventlow goes up against Rowena Luk to debate whether bringing big tech closer into our lives during the pandemic has been a welcome innovation or a dangerous power grab. The debate was staged by Intelligence Squared Germany in partnership with the European Council on Foreign Relations. The host was Ulrike Franke…
 
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