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The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Jessica Elgot, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics. In Politics Weekly Extra on Fridays, Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland invites guests to help analyse the latest in US politics
 
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
 
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
 
Politics, locked down. From the producers of Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs), The Bunker is fearless, independent political talk for Britain and beyond. We examine the big issues with humour and expertise, cutting through the claptrap to make sense of what’s really going on – and give you the fighting spirit to keep on keeping on. Our full-panel roundtable podcast goes out every Tuesday, with shorter Bunker Daily editions on a single subject or interview on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thurs ...
 
Making sense of our political hell every Friday. Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? (formerly Remainiacs) has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk, author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chie ...
 
Nominated for the BEST TRUE-CRIME PODCAST award at the British Podcast Awards, 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 and beyond the West End. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/murdermile. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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.
 
United by their passion for football and an inability to take themselves seriously, Marcus Speller, Jules Breach, Kate Mason, Luke Moore, Vithushan Ehantharajah, Pete Donaldson, Andy Brassell and Jim Campbell are here every weekday to react to the game's big stories. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the bust-ups to the cock-ups, the Premier League to the Copa Libertadores, the Football Ramble is your definitive guide to the 2021/22 season. Whether you’re a casual fan or a diehard supporte ...
 
How can we make government work more effectively? What are Brexit and the current political tumult doing to our institutions? Is Britain's Constitution able to withstand the strains of 21st Century social, political and technical change? What needs to change in our system of government – and how can we change it? Find out in the weekly podcast from Britain’s leading governmental think tank, where we analyse the latest events in politics and explain what they mean. Every week on INSIDE BRIEFI ...
 
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Marilyn McKenna lived in Carntyne, a suburban area of Glasgow, north of the River Clyde and to the east end of the city. When she met Stuart Drury it was amazing, he was all she had wanted in a partner. But it wasn't long before she realised that Drury wasn't a dream come true. He was her worst nightmare. Please support my sponsors: Best Fiends Dow…
 
Most people want to say and do the right thing when it comes to diversity and inclusion but often hold back from asking questions out of a fear of being judged. We put some of those often unasked, and sometimes provocative, questions to Joy Stephens, a US-based diversity, equality and inclusion consultant. Joy discusses, among other things, what be…
 
We're very sorry, we truly are, because two thirds through this week's podcast Alex and Jesse make the biggest mess of the Endless Starch. Honestly, it's embarrassing. Thankfully, there's plenty of other good stuff to fill you ears with, from the latest info on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Ted Lasso season 2 thoughts and The Definitive Review …
 
While I'm away finishing the research on the final few episodes of Murder Mile, here is something special. This is Part Three of Three of NEW BLUE; a conversation with Paul, a serving officer in the Metropolitan Police about what it's really like to be a policeman. Over three episodes, we'll dive into his training, his first and his daily duties. T…
 
A parliamentary report says the initial handling of the coronavirus outbreak was one of the worst public health failures in UK history. Could tens of thousands of deaths have been avoided – and what are the lessons for the future?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocusBy The Guardian
 
Higher inflation looks likely to last into 2022. The Bank of England could be the first big central bank to raise interest rates—why might it make the first move? Also, our team explores how real-time data are upending economics. And Michael Dell, boss of the eponymous tech firm, on why founders are leaving Silicon Valley for Texas and why PCs are …
 
Following the death of the MP for Southend West, the second killing of an MP in five years, Jessica Elgot and Dan Sabbagh look at the security measures in place for public figures and what more could be done to keep them safe. Plus, Rupa Huq MP tells Aubrey Allegretti about the value, and risks, of constituency surgeries. Help support our independe…
 
Five years ago, Carlos Brathwaite finished off one of the most remarkable ends to any final in any sport. The West Indies all-rounder hit four consecutive sixes off Ben Stokes’ bowling to win the World T20. As England prepare to take on the West Indies again for this year’s tournament, Carlos Brathwaite looks back on the West Indies’ remarkable tri…
 
We are grateful to the Independence for Scotland Party (ISP) for sharing the meeting of their climate change group with guest speaker Dr Keith Baker, expert in fuel poverty, energy policy and built environment asset management. Keith is also a member of Commonweal's energy working group. Topics covered in this discussion include: 1. Energy Performa…
 
Liverpool scraped past Atlético Madrid in a thoroughly entertaining dingdong last night, even though a red card sent Simeone's men into near-uncharted levels of shithousery. Pete, Vish and Jim also check in with the latest on Tyneside, as other Premier League clubs kick up a fuss and Steve Bruce gets sacked live on air, and Ange Postecoglou continu…
 
Russia continues to pile pressure on the country, and will soon have the power to cut off its natural gas. Our correspondent pays a visit to find how Ukrainians cope. The simplest solution to renewables’ intermittency is to move electricity around—but that requires vast new international networks of seriously beefy cables. And Canada’s version of A…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: It’s not a generational divide, but rather a split between two competing visions of feminism – social and individualist. By Moira Donegan. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian…
 
Is gene-editing – replacing sections of DNA to make plants and animals more fertile or resistant to disease – really our escape route from the threats of climate change and population growth? Since Brexit the British Government has been tearing up tight EU legislation on the practice, with DEFRA now allowing it for crops. But do we really understan…
 
On the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Babbage, we retrace the footsteps of the brilliant but irascible British inventor, mathematician, and engineer. Host Kenneth Cukier investigates why Babbage is hailed by some as the grandfather of the computer, while others argue his contribution is overblown. And could letting go of parts of his leg…
 
With COP26 fast approaching, the Heat and Buildings Strategy has been published today along with the Net Zero Strategy. But what do these papers mean for the environment, you, and your boiler? Isabel Hardman is joined by James Forsyth and Katy Balls to dissect these plans as well as looking at why the NHS is still so low-tech?…
 
England bowlers Mark Wood and Tymal Mills introduce a new podcast that will take you behind the scenes of England’s T20 World Cup campaign in the Middle East. In a preview episode, they talk about how Tymal is finding life back in the England camp after four years, the details of ‘scenario-based training’, and why Tymal’s been doing the Hokey Cokey…
 
Patrick Vieira went to Arsenal’s backyard and almost came away with all three points, while Ben White watched on and wondered what all the fuss was about. Today, we open the Pandora’s Box: Pete is in the chair! He, Luke and Jim chat all things Arsenal vs Crystal Palace. Elsewhere, Keggy a visit to a CBD shop, we discuss England’s stadium ban and th…
 
Sir David Amess was killed doing what he loved: speaking directly with voters. We examine the dangers inherent in the “constituency surgeries” that British politicians cherish. The fight against tuberculosis is made harder by mutations that confer drug resistance; we look at research that has traced nearly every one of them. And why Andy Warhol is …
 
After recovering from pneumonia for the third time, journalist James Nestor took decisive action to improve his lungs. He questioned why so many humans - and only humans - have to contend with stuffy noses, snoring, asthma, allergies, sinusitis and sleep apnoea, to name but a few. James hears remarkable stories of others who have changed their live…
 
Dave Jones is once again joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher in the MNF studio to discuss all the talking points from the latest Premier League weekend including Manchester United’s defeat to Leicester in which Gary analyses in detail. Jamie gives his views on what is a realistic target for Newcastle this season despite their recent takeover…
 
The green revolution won’t be cheap, but there is enough money to make it happen - if it goes to the right places. What role can finance play in steering economies towards a low-carbon future? Elemental Excelerator’s Dawn Lippert tells us why Hawaii is the best place to help climate start-ups find funding. Tariq Fancy, who ran sustainable investmen…
 
What does a wellbeing economy look and feel like? In this episode, we talk to Katherine Trebeck to understand how Scotland could lead a global movement towards a wellbeing economy. 03:20 How the wellbeing economy alliance came into being 08:20 Growth or de-growth? 10:46 The need to repurpose the economy 11:55 Growth has had its chance 12:40 How doe…
 
Parliament meets today to pay tribute to David Amess MP who was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery last week. But what have we learnt about the suspect currently still in police custody? And going forward what can be done to keep our representatives safe? Katy Balls is joined by Isabel Hardman and James Forsyth to discuss these questions …
 
Alice Piper is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's Premier League action. PART 1 | Does Cristiano Ronaldo really improve Man Utd? Make or break few weeks for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after defeat at Leicester PART 2 | Liverpool back to their best, Chelsea grab lucky win, and what's behind Bernardo Silva's upturn in form at Ma…
 
Newcastle's bunch of ragtag mercenaries probably saw yesterday's tussle with Tottenham as a chance to show the new owners what they're all about. So: Callum Wilson scored, Allan Saint-Maximin danced down some blind alleys and Jonjo Shelvey was sent off after 20 minutes. Standard. Jules, Luke and Pete blast through that and some other cracking games…
 
A paltry GDP rise is down to the pandemic, power and property. We ask what growing pains President Xi Jinping will endure in the name of economic reforms. Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, will probably end up in the second round of next year’s election; who will stand against him is ever more unpredictable. And fixing meeting inefficiency with …
 
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