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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 code of omertà: how a mafia kingpin evaded police for 30 years

    The code of omertà: how a mafia kingpin evaded police for 30 years

    Matteo Messina Denaro was arrested after decades on the run, found hiding in plain sight in Sicily. Lorenzo Tondo and Clare Longrigg report on what it means for the once mighty Cosa Nostra. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 25 min
    What is the teachers strike really about?

    What is the teachers strike really about?

    Over the next couple of months, thousands of teachers are due to strike across the UK. What is the government doing in response to their demand for an above-inflation pay increase? Jessica Elgot reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 33 min
    Why are women in Britain having to travel hundreds of miles to get an abortion? podcast

    Why are women in Britain having to travel hundreds of miles to get an abortion? podcast

    Record numbers of abortions are being carried out and services are struggling to cope. Why is the system under so much pressure and what toll is it taking on women?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 23 min
    What was behind Jacinda-mania – and why did it end so suddenly?

    What was behind Jacinda-mania – and why did it end so suddenly?

    Jacinda Ardern became a progressive icon around the world, but despite winning a rare parliamentary majority in New Zealand and gaining plaudits for her handling of Covid, the outgoing prime minister’s legacy is complicated, says Tess McClure in Auckland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 32 min
    Why is Scotland’s gender reform bill so contentious? | Podcast

    Why is Scotland’s gender reform bill so contentious? | Podcast

    The bill was supposed to streamline the way that people can apply to change their legal gender. So why has it sparked a constitutional crisis – and become a culture war battleground?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 30 min
    Exposing rainforest carbon credits: why offsetting isn’t working

    Exposing rainforest carbon credits: why offsetting isn’t working

    A Guardian investigation has found that more than 90% of the carbon offsets verified by the company Verra did not reduce deforestation. Patrick Greenfield reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 37 min

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