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Our new free daily news podcast takes you to the heart of the stories that matter, with exclusive access and reporting. Published for the start of your day, it is hosted by Manveen Rana and David Aaronovitch. 

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Our new free daily news podcast takes you to the heart of the stories that matter, with exclusive access and reporting. Published for the start of your day, it is hosted by Manveen Rana and David Aaronovitch. 

    Sir David King: are we easing lock down too soon?

    Sir David King: are we easing lock down too soon?

    As most of England eases lockdown, we ask: is the government making the right move?


    Guest: 
    Sir David King, former chief scientific advisor, chair of the Independent SAGE.


    Host: Manveen Rana. 


    Clips used: Independent SAGE, ITN, BBC, PBS.


    Additional music: Komiku, Monplaisir, Scott Holmes (licensed under Creative Commons).
     
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    • 33 min
    Richard Desmond: The man, the mogul, the scandal

    Richard Desmond: The man, the mogul, the scandal

    As the Robert Jenrick planning scandal unfolded, investigative reporter Gabriel Pogrund wanted to speak directly with one of the men at the centre: Richard Desmond. 

    The former newspaper owner and porn publisher has had a unique career. 

    So who is he, and how did he get close to the British political establishment? 

    Guests: 
    Gabriel Pogrund is a politics and investigations reporter at The Sunday Times  

    Host: Manveen Rana

    Clips: BBC, ITV News, Channel 4 News, The Daily Express, The Telegraph 
     
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    • 24 min
    Brexit: a tale of two trade deals

    Brexit: a tale of two trade deals

    A trade deal between Britain and America has been held up as one of the major advantages of the UK exiting the European Union. But the disruption wrought by coronavirus and political turmoil in America are threatening to derail any prospect of a swift agreement being reached. Meanwhile, Britain appears to be inching closer to common ground for a trade deal with the EU.


    Guests:
    Henry Zeffman, Washington Correspondent at The Times.
    Bruno Waterfield, Brussels Correspondent at The Times.


    Host: Manveen Rana.


    Clips used: VOA News, Global News, The Sun, The Guardian, euronews, CNBC Television, The Straits Times, The Independent, Evening Standard, The Telegraph.
     
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    • 26 min
    The virus: Is Britain heading for a second spike?

    The virus: Is Britain heading for a second spike?

    Much about the virus remains a mystery. Today, we catch up on everything we’ve learned about the virus so far - and the big unknowns - with The Times' science editor. Could a second spike in the UK be on its way?


    Guest: 
    Tom Whipple, science editor for The Times


    Host: Manveen Rana.


    Clips: Sky News, ITV News, Al Jazeera, BBC News, DW News.
     
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    • 27 min
    The toxic culture of elite gymnastics: Larry Nassar revisited

    The toxic culture of elite gymnastics: Larry Nassar revisited

    The former USA Gymnastics team doctor is now a convicted child sex offender, behind bars for 175 years. You might think that was where the story ended. But for many survivors, his sentencing was just the beginning of a long fight for justice in the sport they love. 


    Guests: 
    Rebecca Myers, reporter and feature writer for The Sunday Times.


    Host: Manveen Rana.


    Additional music: Meydän (licenced under Creative Commons).


    Clips: CBS New York, CBS, WXYZ-TV Detroit, NBC, Inside Edition, MLive, Click on Detroit - Local 4 - WDIV.
     
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    • 29 min
    Stig Abell: Why don't I have any friends?

    Stig Abell: Why don't I have any friends?

    1 in 5 men in the UK say they don't have any close friends. Stig Abell is one of them. What are the obstacles to making friends as an adult, and could a psychotherapist help him find answers?


    Guests: 
    Nadine Abell, Stig's wife.
    Cate Campbell, Psychotherapist and relationship counsellor.
    Xand van Tulleken, a former colleague of Stig.




    Host: Stig Abell, host of the Times Radio's breakfast show.
     
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    • 29 min

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