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Season One of ‘The Presidents & Prime Ministers brought to life all 55 of Britain's Prime Ministers through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelham to 20th-century titans like Churchill and Thatcher, these podcasts provide a much-needed reminder about their motivations, failures and achievements. Season Two, commencing in November 202 ...
 
A biography of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. It was written by the man who served as Macdonald's private secretary from 1882 to 1891. - Summary by TriciaG
 
In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
Welcome to the official BBC News YouTube channel. Interested in global news with an impartial perspective? Want to see behind-the-scenes clips and footage directly from the front-line? Our YouTube channel has all this and more, bringing you specially selected clips from the world's most trusted news source. Tune into BBC World News for 24 hour news on TV. Check out BBC News on mobile and download our app for iPhone, Android and Kindle Fire. The official BBC News YouTube channel is operated b ...
 
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Journey into the underworld of American organized crime and the stories behind the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history. From Charles “Lucky” Luciano and John Gotti, to Donnie Brasco, “Bugsy” Siegel and Dutch Schultz–Mafia explores the lives of our greatest gangsters and the cops and attorneys who worked to bring them down.
 
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Actress and presenter Denise Welch brings some star power to Planet Normal, as she joins Telegraph columnists Allison Pearson and Liam Halligan in their rocket of right-thinking. She used to pull pints in the Rovers Return, but these days, you can find her engaging with her hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers on the real-world impact of repe…
 
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP, took questions from MPs in the House of Commons on 19 January 2022.Want to find out more about what's happening in the House of Commons this week? Follow @HouseofCommons on Twitter, and @UKHouseofCommons on Facebook and Instagram for more.By UK Parliament
 
Let it Rip / Australian Reality Show - Hand of God - Indefinite, Arbitrary Detention / PIBCI Picnic in the Park, 5th February 2022 / NSW Premier "Apologised for Loss of Loved Ones" / Tennis Australia Board - Missing in Action / Centrelink's 'Customers' - ABC Gets in on the Act / Simple but Brutal - New Variants / Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner…
 
With the election fast approaching, Prime Minister Scott Morrison in a rare one-on-one interview reflects on a tumultuous three years shadowed by crisis and self-inflicted political wounds. https://www.smh.com.au/national/nothing-off-limits-scott-morrison-on-his-bruising-years-as-prime-minister-20220112-p59nr1.html Skip to sections navigation Skip …
 
Matt Chorley hears from people who were in the room with previous Conservative Prime Ministers as they were forced out from office. The Times' Political Editor Steven Swinford analyses how close Boris is to following them. PLUS: Melanie Reid and James Forsyth discuss the latest Number 10 Downing Street party to be revealed. See acast.com/privacy fo…
 
While Russia builds troops at the border with Ukraine, Russian officials have been on a tour of Europe, meeting the US in Geneva and Nato in Brussels. Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC and Ido Vock in Berlin discuss why this round of diplomacy has once again failed to defuse tensions. At the same time, Russia has sent troops from the Moscow-based CSTO…
 
Good morning, I'm going to follow-up on yesterday's Article The Intel Split tomorrow; there is some other breaking news to attend to. On to the update... The Intel Split Wall Street Journal acquired LinkedIn the lawsuit and associated issues after 2020’s ZeniMax acquisition The Smiling Curve Wholesale Transfer Pricing mobile gaming continues to con…
 
Inflation in the UK is at its highest rate for 30 years, having risen to 5.4% in the 12 months to December.The jump in the cost of living is being driven largely by rising fuel and energy costs.Right now, prices are rising so quickly that the money people earn does not go as far, putting ​further pressure on householdsThe BBC's consumer affairs cor…
 
Former cabinet minister David Davis has joined calls for Boris Johnson to stand down while backbencher Christian Wakeford has defected to the opposition, in a difficult day for the prime minister.Mr Davis said the PM had failed to take responsibility for his actions, following revelations about lockdown parties in No 10 during Covid lockdown.Mr Wak…
 
Last night rumours were flying around Westminster that letters of no confidence from Tory MPs were pouring in and Boris might be leaving sooner rather than later. But with the surprising crossing of the aisle by MP for Bury South, Christian Wakeford, it appears that old party tribalism may have stayed some hands. 'While a coup against a leader is o…
 
China has been accused of slavery and genocide in the Xinjiang region but that’s a far cry from the way it’s being painted ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.The country is predicted to be the biggest snow sports market in the world by 2025 and with Xinjiang home to some of the best snow in China, it’s trying to attract new business.But consumers…
 
As Boris Johnson claims 'he was not told' the Downing Street party would breach lockdown regulations, Matt Chorley and Patrick Maguire pause the action between the exchanges at the dispatch box to explain what's going on. PLUS Alice Thomson and Robert Crampton discuss Boris Johnson's leadership woes and swimming in the Serpentine. See acast.com/pri…
 
Emily Tamkin presents Battle for the Soul of America, a three-part series from the World Review podcast that looks at Joe Biden’s first year in office. How have some of his core campaign pledges – on foreign policy, immigration and voting rights – held up? In our final episode, we look at the state of voting rights under Joe Biden. Just over a year…
 
Will Activision Blizzard games, which currently can be played on both Microsoft Xbox and Sony Playstation consoles, become exclusive to Xbox?Microsoft says it plans to buy major games company Activision Blizzard in what would be the biggest deal in gaming history.The move means Microsoft - which created and owns gaming brand Xbox - will take owners…
 
What made you what you are? Every Wednesday, Neil Mitchell will speak to someone about the formative experiences that led them to become the person they are. Up first is Kate Roffey, the first female president of the Melbourne Football Club, and boy, her story took some twists and turns! Image: Kate Roffey/Twitter See omnystudio.com/listener for pr…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. This episode you’ll hear from Independent Senator Rex Patrick Rex about the huge gaps in Australia’s system of integrity and accountability mechanisms at the federal level. This in-depth discussion covers everything from unnecessary government secrecy, Fr…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. A fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work was an essential element of the promise of Australia. The last 30 years have seen a dramatic shift of the share of Australia’s prosperity going to profit and away from working people. Australians are facing a wages c…
 
Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars in 2021. Accountability is fundamental to restoring integrity in politics. Join Shadow Minister for Government Accountability, Senator Kristina Keneally, for a discussion about scrutiny, transparency, and why integrity in politics matters. This episode was recorde…
 
Could the PM face a confidence vote in the coming days? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUogBoris Johnson has "categorically" denied he was warned a drinks party in the No 10 garden risked breaking lockdown rules."Nobody warned me that it was against the rules," the prime minister said.Former aide Dominic Cummings says he warned the PM at th…
 
The US government believes Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine at any moment. The White House press secretary warned of an “extremely dangerous situation” on the country’s border, where Russia has massed more than 100,000 troops.Talks between the United States and Russian have failed to resolve the stand-off between the two countries and the…
 
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