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Hosted by 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 

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Hosted by 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 young people speaking out against the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

    The young people speaking out against the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

    Rachael Reign was an active member of an evangelical Christian church with branches worldwide. It was only after leaving that she came to believe it had exposed her to a ‘horrendous’ ordeal. Maeve McClenaghan reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 43 min
    Imprisoned for being HIV positive

    Imprisoned for being HIV positive

    In more than 80 countries, people living with HIV still face criminalisation. We hear from two people who faced criminal charges in the US. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min
    How far could China’s ‘zero Covid’ protests go?

    How far could China’s ‘zero Covid’ protests go?

    China has been rocked by an outpouring of communal anger at the government’s restrictive ‘zero Covid’ lockdown policies. Could the protests develop into something more substantial? Tania Branigan reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    The crypto-collapse: inside the crazy world of FTX

    The crypto-collapse: inside the crazy world of FTX

    The cryptocurrency exchange FTX collapsed earlier this month, leaving billions of dollars unaccounted for. Alex Hern explores what happened and where the money went. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min
    How dangerous is it to live in a damp, mouldy home?

    How dangerous is it to live in a damp, mouldy home?

    The death of two-year-old Awaab Ishak from exposure to mould has shown the consequences of uninhabitable homes. But how many people are living in similarly unhealthy conditions and what can be done to protect their health?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min
    Inside Qatar 2022: the World Cup of politics and protest

    Inside Qatar 2022: the World Cup of politics and protest

    Football’s governing body Fifa has tried to keep politics out of the World Cup – but there has never been a more political tournament, reports Michael Safi in Doha. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 33 min

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