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Hosted by Rachel Humphreys, Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, 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
 
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 See acast.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. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
The Audio Long Read 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
 
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
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to NewzKidz! A new weekly podcast covering global news stories and current affairs, presented by Rose (age 9) and Zara (age 10) along with co-presenters Aiza (age ) and Laurie (age 7). Tune in to hear us talk about what's important in our world today, what's making the news headlines, and why kids should care. You can discuss our stories with your friends, parents and teachers, and let us know what you think.
 
From the confusion surrounding lockdown rules to what really compels angry sports fans to call radio phone-ins; the continued f***-ups of the “hopeless” government to cancelled holiday plans; award winning comedian Mark Steel and his emphatic opinion will be taking a deep dive into the state of the UK and the rest of the world. Joined by comedian (and son), 25-year-old Elliot Steel for the 'youth's' perspective, and a special guest each week, Mark will be dissecting current affairs to try an ...
 
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.
 
Welcome to The A Level Politics Show, where amazing things happen. We will go through as many political topics as possible to give you as much help as we can with your A Level Politics revision. We will focus on UK politics and US politics, and also look at political ideologies, including liberalism, socialism, conservatism and feminism. While this show is geared towards A Level Politics students, we hope to appeal to anyone who is interested in current affairs, and who would like to find ou ...
 
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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The NewzKidz are back! After a long summer break, the NewzKidz are back reporting on a round-up of the week's top news and current affairs stories. This week, they cover the UK fuel supply crisis, why Facebook went offline on Monday, National Poetry Day, the discovery of the world's largest underwater volcano and the latest on the volcanic eruption…
 
The experience can be extremely difficult for some women so having the right support from health services, at home and in the workplace can make all the difference. This World Menopause Day on the Sky News Daily podcast, Jayne Secker is joined by Joanna Jensen, an entrepreneur who was heavily affected by symptoms and Diane Danzebrink, the founder o…
 
Its knack for creating tension and controversy has helped it remain an energising force in publishing for more than 50 years – but how do writers, publishers and judges cope with the annual agony of the Booker? By Charlotte Higgins. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
With recent headlines warning of impending hostilities between Serbia and Kosovo, there is greater attention again on the proverbial powder keg of conflict in Eastern Europe. The EU and NATO have expanded their influence in the Balkans in recent decades. Turkey and Russia, the two nations with historically significant influence in the region, conti…
 
Last week, a 35 year old man Dalit Sikh man was brutally lynched at the Delhi-Haryana border, where farmers have been protesting for over a year now. After the incident, a group of Nihangs (a Sikh sect) took responsibility for the incident. In this episode, we take a look at this case from the beginning, talk about the silence from both the ruling …
 
Bill McKay talks to Kathryn about code compliance of cabins to be used as backyard dwellings. Recent loosening up of rules means building consent isn't required if the cabin is under 30m2, it used to be 10m2 for a sleepout. But are the rules open to interpretation? Bill McKay is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning at the Un…
 
Professional rugby player turned entrepreneur Riki Hoeata is a smooth operator. He's bursting with ideas to get nutritious superfoods into our daily diet. After receiving a head injury playing for Taranaki, the former lock finished the season with a medical diagnosis ending that career, but starting another one. Riki tells Kathryn about his and par…
 
Cabinet will today review the alert level three settings for Auckland, Northland and parts of Waikato. Despite the Super Saturday event which saw almost 130 doses administered, current modelling shows it will take Auckland just over a month before 90 percent of the population is fully covered, this as fatigue with restrictions sets in. Neale, Ben a…
 
By 2014 ISIS had taken great swathes of Syria's northeast and Iraq's north, going through cities and towns at surprising speed, forcing women and girls from the Yazidi minority to be traded for rape between ISIS soldiers. Among Syria's Kurdish communities, all-female combat teams had formed, and their stand against the terror group at Kobani is whe…
 
Seamus says Europe is on alert after UK and Norway terror attacks and there are mass protests in Italy over a Covid pass for workers showing that they've been vaccinated. Also he joins us fresh from the closing ceremony of the Lumière film festival in Lyon, where New Zealand director, Jane Campion has been awarded one of France's top cinema honours…
 
New Zealand is on a cusp of a major energy transition - but it's not been all smooth sailing. Jarden says it's possible for New Zealand to reach its 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030. The investment and advisory group covers New Zealand's electricity, oil, and building sectors for clients. It says the next 10 years are likely to be the most tra…
 
The global economy is in weirder shape than it's been in a long time. Major economies are emerging from lockdown, a complicated set of dynamics in Europe and Asia is causing energy prices to soar, and there's a new focus on driving down emissions. So do all these things taken together add up to an economic meltdown? Today on The Signal, we're speak…
 
Justin Rowlatt discovers how phosphorus may have held evolution back for a billion years. How plants first colonised the land - precipitating an ice age in the process. And why volcanoes have both rescued and almost wiped out life on the planet, thanks to the carbon dioxide they emit. Anjali Goswami of the Natural History Museum takes Justin on a t…
 
Is China an enemy that needs to be reined in, or a potential partner with whom the West should engage? Hear the arguments and decide for yourself. Speakers: Martin Wolf, Keyu Jin, Sir Malcolm Rifkind. Chair: Carrie Gracie Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
It began in March of 1987, when the playwright Larry Kramer gave a speech at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center in New York’s West Village, telling half the room to stand up. He bluntly informed those in attendance, that many people would be dead from Aids in just a few years, if they didn’t fight back. The US government’s response to th…
 
When western troops overthrew Saddam Hussein, the argument was that this would turn Iraq from a dictatorship into a democracy. And they have indeed held elections there; the latest vote for a new Iraqi parliament took place last Sunday. Yet when it comes to actually voting, tribal and religious affiliation appear to have trumped any ideological lea…
 
Forgiving someone who has hurt us badly can seem impossible. Bearing a grudge can feel like carrying a bag or rocks. Can we learn to move on and forgive?Author of Universal Human, Gary Zukav, offers insights to Joey from Lebanon, now living in Germany, as he struggles to forgive his brother for creating problems in his marriage and seeks to heal th…
 
World leaders, scientists and activists are preparing for next month’s UN climate change summit in Scotland. These talks have been taking place for decades - but you sense the world is watching like never before, as awareness increases around how the planet is changing. In 1992, a 12-year-old called Severn Cullis-Suzuki from Canada gave a rousing s…
 
Amid the complex web of international trade, proving the authenticity of a product can be near-impossible. But one company is taking the search to the atomic level. By Samanth Subramanian. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
On the menu this week, Anna Jones and Katerina Vittozzi explore the climate impact of meat and ask their guests: what's the beef with beef? They find out how much meat we’re eating in the UK and what needs to change, with behavioural scientist Cristina Stewart from the University of Oxford. And dairy farmer Abi Reader explains why meat shouldn’t be…
 
After Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund bought Newcastle United, there was jubilation on Tyneside but revulsion among critics who view the deal as an egregious example of sportswashing. What does the deal tell us about the soul of the beautiful game – and what football clubs mean to their fans?. Help support our independent journalism at thegua…
 
With data on the Covid-19 pandemic changing shape with every new outbreak and new mutation, it's a complex task to make sense of where the story of the virus will head next. David Spiegelhalter is chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at Cambridge University and an expert on crunching figures in order to understand successe…
 
In this episode, Shubhajit Roy joins host Snigdha Sharma to discuss why China raised objections to the Vice President's visit to Arunachal Pradesh and how India responded to it. Next, Asad Rehman discusses Ashish Mishra's arrest and the latest updates from the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. And finally, we go over details of Aryan Khan's bail plea …
 
Sam wonders if two of Team NZ's biggest names, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will part ways with the America's Cup syndicate. They're essentially keeping their options open and not committing until they know more about how the competition will play out. Sam also talks to Kathryn about a Commonwealth Games revamp and Sonny Bill Williams memoir.…
 
Auckland film director Matthew Saville went to great lengths to persuade award winning actor Charlotte Rampling to star in his debut feature. Juniper opens in cinemas on 28th of October, and tells the story of the relationship between a self-destructive teenager, played by George Ferrier, and his gin-soaked curmudgeonly grandmother played by Charlo…
 
A growing Right to Repair movement is pushing for changes to our waste minimisation legislation to require the repairability of household items like whiteware appliances and electrical devices. Environment Minister David Parker has signalled he wants the upcoming Waste Minimisation Act review to include a right to repair, meaning businesses would n…
 
For decades the difficult problem of social care - how to fund it, how to provide it - has been kicked into the long grass by government after government. But last month the Prime Minister announced a policy which he said meant no-one would have to sell their house to fund their social care. He also promised more money for social care - though not …
 
It's been hard to open a news app this week without running headlong into a story about hydrogen. But for an energy source that seems to be all the rage, it's still pretty hard to come by, which might explain the generalised confusion about what it is, and how it works. Today on The Signal, we explain why everyone seems to be throwing money at hydr…
 
In a major step towards privatisation of State assets, the Union governement was finally able to sell Air India after trying for 20 years. Tata Sons, the original owners, took full control of the 'maharaja of the skies', as Air India is known, with its winning bid of Rs 18,000 crore, of which Rs 15,300 will go into financing the airline's debt and …
 
In this week’s episode: Why are a growing number of people putting the planet before parenthood? Madeleine Kearns writes about this phenomenon in this week’s issue and thinks that some of these fears might be unfounded. Tom Woodman author of Future is one of these people that Madeleine’s piece talks about. Tom has very real worries about bringing a…
 
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