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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 

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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 

    What is really behind the riots in Northern Ireland?

    What is really behind the riots in Northern Ireland?

    The Guardian’s Ireland correspondent, Rory Carroll, looks at what is fuelling loyalist anger in Northern Ireland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 30 min
    Remembering the Brixton riots 40 years on

    Remembering the Brixton riots 40 years on

    In April 1981, a simmering tension between the police and Brixton’s black community erupted in violence. Forty years, on Aamna Modhin revisits that weekend with those who witnessed the events unfolding. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 26 min
    Risk, reward and the AstraZeneca vaccine

    Risk, reward and the AstraZeneca vaccine

    People in the UK under 30 will be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine because of a possible link to rare blood clots. Could the move dent confidence in the widely used jab?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 20 min
    The death of George Floyd and the case against Derek Chauvin – podcast

    The death of George Floyd and the case against Derek Chauvin – podcast

    The death of George Floyd after being restrained by Minneapolis police last year sparked a wave of outrage that swept across the US and then the world. Now the police officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes is on trial for his murder. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    How can the UK stop harassment and sexual abuse in schools? – podcast

    How can the UK stop harassment and sexual abuse in schools? – podcast

    The Everyone’s Invited website has collected 14,000 testimonies so far, painting a picture of widespread sexual harassment and violence in our schools. Everyone’s Invited founder Soma Sara and the Guardian’s senior news reporter Alexandra Topping discuss the outcry, the impact and whose responsibility it is to do something about it. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    Why the government's race report sparked a furious backlash

    Why the government's race report sparked a furious backlash

    A new report into racial inequality in the UK has been condemned by campaigners and was called a ‘green light for racists’ by Doreen Lawrence. Aamna Mohdin examines what it says and why the response has been so damning. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min

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