59 episodes

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 rise & fall of The Wing

    The rise & fall of The Wing

    Capitalism and feminism. Insta-aspiration and reality. How a feminist haven became a corporate nightmare

    • 40 min
    The split

    The split

    Are we witnessing the beginning of the break-up of the United Kingdom? Scotland said no to independence six years ago, but so much has changed.

    • 37 min
    Boris Johnson's horror show

    Boris Johnson's horror show

    Hallowe'en was a disaster in Downing St. With big consequences.

    • 41 min
    China takes down a superstar

    China takes down a superstar

    Jack Ma is one of the world's richest men. He's used to his plans working. Last week one of them went spectacularly wrong.

    • 31 min
    JK Rowling and the Unfinished Business

    JK Rowling and the Unfinished Business

    Why did one of the most famous women in the world intervene so passionately in the debate about gender and trans rights?

    • 33 min
    The (un)Christian president

    The (un)Christian president

    Could the Christian vote be Donald Trump's winning card?

    • 34 min

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