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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.
 
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.
 
Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.
 
Law Pod UK covers developments across all aspects of civil and public law in the United Kingdom. It is brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row with presenters Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon. More info on our highly recommended podcast on the UK Human Rights Blog.
 
Welcome to Word on the Street, a weekly podcast from Barclays UK where our experts help ordinary investors make sense of the latest news and events impacting the world’s financial markets. Please note that past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. All investments can fall as well as rise in value and you can lose some or all of your money. Additionally, this podcast does not constitute an investment recommendation.
 
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As part of our aim to keep clients informed of our current investment views and how these themes are impacting your discretionary portfolios, Phil Attreed (Head of Investment Consulting) talks to Will Hobbs (Chief Investment Officer) about the first quarter of the year and what might lie ahead.To find out about starting your investment journey with…
 
Deborah James was 35 when she found out that she had stage 4 bowel cancer. She’s gone on to write and talk about the need for people to be more aware of the symptoms of bowel cancer, and is one of the hosts of the award-winning podcast You, Me and the Big C. Alongside this, Deborah is a keen runner and is signed up for the Vitality London 10K at th…
 
The Firm™ are back and here to talk all about the Resident Evil announcements from this week. Cardy, Joe and Dale discuss Resident Evil Village, the return of the Mercenaries mode and Resident Evil 4 being remade for VR. Plus, we talk about which games we'd like to see get the "Snyder Cut" treatment as well as Cardy telling you why you should watch…
 
Mass gatherings and in-person voting continue, even as new case numbers smash records and fatalities spiral in public view. We ask how a seeming pandemic success has turned so suddenly tragic. Chad’s president of three decades has been killed; that has implications for regional violence far beyond the country’s borders. And a deep dive on the inter…
 
Oliver Laughland, the Guardian’s US southern bureau chief, covered the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday – a landmark moment in US criminal justice history. Oliver looks at what the verdict means for America. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
This week's episode features a debate from Intelligence Squared Germany in partnership with the ECFR. Kerry Brown goes up against Anastasia Lin on the question of how the West should engage a more assertive and powerful China. The debate was moderated by Andrew Small and to find out more about the ECFR's work click here: https://ecfr.eu/ Support th…
 
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish joins the pod to discuss the next steps for the Premier League and European football after the collapse of the European Super League. There's reaction to victories for Tottenham and Manchester City despite the chaos of the last few days and do Emma Hayes' Chelsea now have one hand on the WSL trophy?…
 
Heather Stewart and John Crace discuss the prime minister’s texts to a billionaire businessman, as well as his attempt to save the beautiful game he doesn’t watch. Peter Walker looks into the dos and don’ts of lobbying in parliament. Plus Aubrey Allegretti speaks to Jayne Ozanne about why she resigned from the government’s LGBT advisory panel. Help…
 
President Biden is hosting a virtual summit with world leaders on Thursday 22nd April aiming to convince countries to take bolder action on climate change. Does this mark a new era for American leadership on climate? With China and America at odds over human rights, security and economic competition, can they work together against this common threa…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2017: It used to be just a word – now it is a way of life. But is it time to get off the banter bus? By Archie Bland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
A “Super League” plan wrong-footed fans, clubs, even governments. We examine what the failed bid says about the sport’s economics. We return to the George Floyd case and the landmark conviction of his murderer. The Kurds have long sought their own state in the Middle East; that now looks as unlikely as ever. And why spelling is so persistently coun…
 
Steve Crossman presents a special episode on an extraordinary night where the six English clubs who signed up for the European Super League announce they have withdrawn from it less than 72 hours after it was created. The story developed so quickly, we decided the best way to bring it to you was in real-time of how the events unfolded on 5 Live Spo…
 
As America and its allies threaten more penalties against Russia over the treatment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, does the West’s overdependence on economic sanctions risk making them ineffective? Also, why India is proving an attractive—and clever—investor in poor countries concerned about Chinese influence. And, do plans for a football Sup…
 
As America and its allies threaten more penalties against Russia over the treatment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, does the West’s overdependence on economic sanctions risk making them ineffective? Also, why India is proving an attractive—and clever—investor in poor countries concerned about Chinese influence. And, do plans for a football Sup…
 
We keep hearing about those troublesome "hard borders", so it is great to hear Customs and Borders expert Bill Austin explain clearly and convincingly why that term is a complete red herring, and what an exciting opportunity an independent Scotland has to introduce an effective customs system that facilitates trade and collects revenue for us. You …
 
In this week's episode comedian and writer David Baddiel discusses his new book, Jews Don’t Count. He argues that the progressive movement which often prides itself on principles of equality, justice and protecting minorities overlooks these things when it comes to the Jews. He spoke to screenwriter and director Armando Iannucci about how and why J…
 
The former police officer involved in George Floyd’s death awaits a verdict. What would conviction mean in a case emblematic of a far wider racial-justice movement? Internal migration has left a third of China’s young people separated from one or both parents—with serious costs and risks to those children. And the bid to make the art of tasting the…
 
Imagine if Ed Balls or John McDonnell had been Chancellor. Cameron would've been in no position to text them. This is partly a saga of one party rule at Westminster..plus your questions and who will win the Hartlepool by-election? The historic final live streamed show from my boudoir is on May 12th. Tkts:https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/words/…
 
Rose Paterson was a wife, a mother, chairman of Aintree racecourse, a champion of women in sport and a charity trustee. She was highly accomplished and well loved - and she was also struggling in silence with her mental health. Last summer she took her own life. Her husband, Conservative MP and former Cabinet minister, Owen Paterson and their daugh…
 
Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith bring you a Monday Night Club all about the European Super League. The panel give their reactions and discuss the impact on the players after protests were carried out at Elland Road ahead of Leeds’ 1-all draw with Liverpool. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gives his opinion on the new plans …
 
A dozen of the richest clubs in football want to break away from the rest to create a 'European Super League'.Fans, pundits and even politicians are fuming... but is it all over? BBC Sport’s Gabby Logan and the boss of the Football Supporters’ Association talk Adam through a massive day off the pitch. There’s also an update on foreign travel during…
 
James hit the campaign trail with Laurence Fox this past weekend (Mmmmmm, donuts…) and now we gather to talk a little treason and try to avoid getting arrested. Toby, meanwhile attended an FA semifinal match and, between the masks and the stadium Nazis, had an absolutely miserable time. Our hero of the week is Rod Humphris, landlord of The Raven in…
 
The continent is suffering a third wave of covid-19 after the European Commission’s vaccine roll out stalled. French President Emmanuelle Macron has said Europe “lacked ambition” in its vaccine efforts. How can European countries catch up? Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Sophie Pedder, The Economist’s Paris bureau chief, Stanley Pignal, Eu…
 
Some of the territory’s most outspoken activists—from media mogul Jimmy Lai to “father of democracy” Martin Lee—have been sentenced. We look at what’s left of Hong Kong’s protest spirit. Scientists have been making hybrid animal “chimeras” for decades, but newly developed human-monkey embryos raise serious ethical questions. And how the Arab world …
 
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