Hosted by Anushka Asthana and Rachel Humphreys, 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
Are Israel and Palestine on the brink of another war?
Oliver Holmes, the Guardian’s Jerusalem correspondent, discusses what has prompted the worst unrest in Israel and Palestine since 2014. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
Why is the UK slashing its international aid budget?
Boris Johnson’s government has blamed the Covid crisis for its decision to cut its international aid budget, but is there more to it?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
Can Labour survive Britain’s political realignment?
After another set of disappointing election results, columnist John Harris asks if Labour can ever reconnect with voters in its former heartlands, where support is increasingly swinging to the Conservatives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
The Post Office scandal – part 2
Janet Skinner was jailed for false accounting after being wrongfully accused by her employer, the Post Office, of responsibility for the loss of more than £59,000. Now, with her conviction quashed, she and others are demanding answers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
The Post Office scandal – part 1
When a computer system installed by the Post Office went haywire, it led to the convictions of scores of subpostmasters for theft and false accounting. Lives were wrecked. But after a devastating ruling by the court of appeal, the full truth can now be finally told about the extent of the great Post Office scandal. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
Noel Clarke and the allegations that have shaken the film and television industry
Journalists Lucy Osborne and Sirin Kale discuss the allegations of verbal abuse, bullying and sexual harassment by 20 women against Clarke. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
The team is just fantastic at finding and unpicking interesting topics every day. Thank you!
Brilliant news review. The Auschwitz programme was sensitively and powerfully told. Excellent presenting. A must-listen every day.
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