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A look back on some of the best bits of News Quizzing from 2022.In this compilation episode Andy Zaltzman casts his satirical eye over the highs and lows of the year, in which the UK has had two monarchs, three Prime Ministers and countless debates over whether a party can technically be called a party.Hosted and written by Andy Zaltzman.Producer: …
 
Kelly Somers presents reaction to Saturday’s FA Cup ties and looks ahead to Sunday. She’s joined by Derby County captain Curtis Davies and the Telegraph’s Luke Edwards. Hear from Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray, Fulham’s Marco Silva and Grimsby’s Harry Clifton. Also catch interviews with Leeds striker Patrick Bamford, Tottenham’s Son Heung-min, Southa…
 
Five Memphis police officers fired and charged with second degree murder after bodycam video released in the death of Tyre Nichols. Also on the programme, Benjamin Netanyahu has told Israel's security cabinet that the response to last night's deadly attack on an east Jerusalem synagogue will be strong, swift and precise. And, the former NATO genera…
 
Police in Israel say that a thirteen-year-old Palestinian has carried out a shooting attack outside the Old City in Jerusalem in which two people - a father and son - were seriously wounded. The attack comes a day after a Palestinian gunman killed seven people at a synagogue.Also in the programme: investigation continues into Memphis police killing…
 
How do humans cope with sadness? Is it something to be avoided at all costs or part of the human condition? Should we dwell on our sadness, or flee from it? Author Helen Russell explores humanity's history of gloom, and the cultural differences in our approach to tackling it. Helen goes to Lisbon to explore their relationship with melancholy, commu…
 
Max Pearson presents a collection of this week's Witness History episodes from the BBC World Service. Our guest is Chiara Sangiorgio, Death Penalty Adviser at Amnesty International, who tells us about the history of the death penalty and its effectiveness. The programme begins with two perspectives on capital punishment: Yoshikuni Noguchi recounts …
 
Several countries are experiencing a fall in the number of babies being born and this has potentially serious consequences. Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has warned that his country is on the brink of not being able to function as a society. The problem is an increasingly elderly population and not enough younger people to keep the country…
 
A widely respected and cited study says humans and livestock account for 96% of all mammals on Earth. We ask how the study was carried out and what hope there might be for the future. Plus we answer another listener question about whether most mammals are in fact rodents. With the help of Dr Hannah Ritchie, Deputy Editor at Our World in Data and Dr…
 
The CEO of Goldman Sachs, David Solomon, arguably America's best-known investment bank, has seen his pay cut by some 30% for 2022. In announcing the news, Goldman’s board said the pay-cut reflected “the firm’s 2022 performance, relative to peer results.” That was despite the bank suffering a 22% drop in annual profits.(Picture: A Goldman Sachs logo…
 
Israeli police killed the suspect as he tried to escape. It comes amid escalating violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Also: The video is released of police officers in the US city of Memphis savagely beating a black motorist, Tyre Nichols - who later died, and as the world marked Holocaust Memorial Day we hear about the gro…
 
It was a pretty extraordinary day on India's main stock exchange on Friday. Shares in the business empire of Asia's richest man Gautam Adani plunged some 20 per cent, extending earlier losses at the Adani Group to some $45 billion. The price fall comes after a report by an American firm alleging stock manipulation and accounting fraud, claims the c…
 
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