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The Slow Newscast takes news slowly. We investigate, we report, and every week we try to focus on the stories that really matter in the UK and around the world. Your host is Basia Cummings.

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The Slow Newscast takes news slowly. We investigate, we report, and every week we try to focus on the stories that really matter in the UK and around the world. Your host is Basia Cummings.

    The slaver who stayed put

    The slaver who stayed put

    Why did Edward Colston's statue stand for so long in Bristol?

    • 31 min
    What the RFK Jr?! From Camelot to conspiracies

    What the RFK Jr?! From Camelot to conspiracies

    How a member of the Kennedy political dynasty has become the most prolific super-spreader of conspiracies connecting anti-vaxxers, 5G and coronavirus

    • 36 min
    The hopeful Chancellor: is Rishi Sunak the right man for the job?

    The hopeful Chancellor: is Rishi Sunak the right man for the job?

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak is diligent and decent, but is he really the right man for the job of saving the British economy?

    • 28 min
    Silenced in China: the price of protest

    Silenced in China: the price of protest

    Two men from different generations tell us what happened when they dared to demand freedom and democracy in China

    • 33 min
    "How are you?" Mental health in lockdown

    "How are you?" Mental health in lockdown

    Olympic champion Kelly Holmes and rugby star Maro Itoje; politicians Nicola Sturgeon and David Lammy. They talk to Alastair Campbell about coping with lockdown. Slow News talks to him.

    • 42 min
    Death at the ministry: a very British injustice

    Death at the ministry: a very British injustice

    As the country locked down, cleaners at the UK's Ministry of Justice had to carry on working. It was a gamble with their lives.

    • 37 min

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