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The Sky News Daily podcast with Niall Paterson brings you a deeper look at the big stories.
We use Sky News correspondents for the best eyewitness reporting, original stories and expertise to make sense of the world.
Published every weekday.

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    • 3.9 • 319 Ratings

The Sky News Daily podcast with Niall Paterson brings you a deeper look at the big stories.
We use Sky News correspondents for the best eyewitness reporting, original stories and expertise to make sense of the world.
Published every weekday.

    The hidden impacts of COVID

    The hidden impacts of COVID

    Roughly two million people in the UK are suffering from long COVID, according to estimates by the Office for National Statistics. Could it be behind the rise in ‘economically inactive’ workers baffling economists?

    On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson speaks to Nicki Williams, who says long COVID has left her isolated and unable to work, and to the TUC, who are campaigning for long COVID to be recognised as a disability and for sufferers to be given more support in the office.

    Editor - Philly Beaumont
    Podcast producer - Rosie Gillott
    Interviews producer – Madeleine Drury

    • 19 min
    How the electric car industry is turning copper into gold

    How the electric car industry is turning copper into gold

    As the world moves towards net zero and cleaner forms of energy - the demand for the critical minerals needed to power that transition grows by the day. Chile has the world’s largest copper and lithium reserves, placing it at the heart of the green revolution. But what is the environmental cost?

    On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson talks to Economics Editor Ed Conway who has travelled to the Atacama Desert, in Chile, to find out about the impact on local communities.

    Producer: Emma Rae Woodhouse
    Editor: Philly Beaumont

    • 16 min
    Russia’s push for the key city of Lysychansk – Sky's Alex Crawford on the frontline

    Russia’s push for the key city of Lysychansk – Sky's Alex Crawford on the frontline

    Lysychansk in Ukraine's Donbas region is strategically important for the war and is under near-constant bombardment from Russian artillery and airstrikes.

    With Niall Paterson on the Sky News Daily is our special correspondent Alex Crawford, specialist producer Chris Cunningham, and Ukrainian fixer Artem Lysak, who have been reporting from the city.

    Producer: Soila Apparicio
    Editor: Philly Beaumont

    • 15 min
    US Supreme court: From abortion to contraception what could happen next?

    US Supreme court: From abortion to contraception what could happen next?

    In the fallout from the overturn of abortion rights in the United States, opponents have accused the Supreme Court of “judicial activism” and called for reform.

    On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson speaks to the campaigner who won the right to same-sex marriage in the US about fears the Justices will come for other civil rights next and to Carolyn Shapiro, from Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, about what reform could look like. Plus, Sky’s Martha Kelner on why the Democrats did not move to protect Roe v Wade before it was too late.

    Editor - Philly Beaumont
    Producer - Rosie Gillott

    • 22 min
    What’s the point of the G7?

    What’s the point of the G7?

    G7 leaders have been meeting in Germany to discuss a range of issues from inflation to securing energy supplies amid the war in Ukraine – and to display a sense of unity. But with a resurfaced international division between East and West, has the G7 lost its power?

    On the Sky News Daily with Niall Paterson, senior diplomat and national security adviser to David Cameron, Sir Peter Ricketts shares some behind-the-scenes insight in why there is no real replacement for face-to-face diplomacy. Plus, our international affairs editor Dominic Waghorn, in Bavaria, explains the issues leaders at this week’s summit are discussing.

    Producer: Soila Apparicio
    Editor: Philly Beaumont

    • 19 min
    Does the Commonwealth have a future?

    Does the Commonwealth have a future?

    Trade and the future of the organisation were among key topics as Rwanda hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting last week, several months after Barbados removed the Queen as head of state and recent controversies surrounding William and Kate’s royal Caribbean tour.

    On the Sky News Daily, host Niall Paterson dissects the debate with Yolande Makolo, Rwanda Government spokesperson; Philip Murphy, professor of British and Commonwealth history at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study; Professor Rosalea Hamilton, civil rights campaigner based in Kingston and Lord David Howell, former Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

    Senior podcast producer - Annie Joyce
    Interviews producer - Madeleine Drury
    Social producer - Casey Magloire
    Editor - Philly Beaumont

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
319 Ratings

319 Ratings

SilverAlso ,

Great Podcast

Niall has a very professional style of delivering news, getting to the heart of the story whilst fairly hearing out and presenting all sides. These podcasts are going exactly that in more depth for the important issue of the day. Well worth listening to

J P Slater ,

Thought Provoking Analysis and Experiences

As the war in Ukraine evolves, this podcast gives a thought provoking analysis and shares real life experiences of what’s going on right there on the ground. Presented in a very ethical and fair way. Thankyou.

Leaf2004 ,

An informative listen every day

I started listening to the Sky News Daily wanting to branch out from my usual roster of news podcasts. It’s a great listen; always informative and intriguing. Not too long, although I notice just long enough when the topic warrants it. I enjoy that each day focuses on one topic, explaining the context and exploring the significance of it. I much prefer it to other daily podcasts (sorry BBC Newscast) where it feels like at Sky, the team presents the news seriously. I can go ahead with my day informed about *the* story of the day. A recommended source for your daily news.

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