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'Freedom Day': What will it take for restrictions to be lifted?
It was announced this week that COVID restrictions in England will continue for another month, but what factors does the government base these decisions on? A fortnight ago, the prime minister said "I can see nothing in the data", so what has changed? And how will the government decide when it is 'Freedom Day'?
In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan is joined by virologist and comedian Ria Lina and Isla Glaister from Sky's data and forensics team.
StoryCast '21: EP 5/21 Trapped: The Chile Miners
In 2021, Sky News is marking some of the century’s biggest news events through the personal stories of lives defined by unforgettable moments from the last 21-years.
In episode 5 of the 21-week series, Trapped: The Chile Miners, Elvis impersonator and electrician, Edison Peña, finds himself entombed almost half a mile underground in the Atacama Desert.
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Trapped: The Chile Miners was written and produced by Rob Mulhern
Recordings in Chile by Esteban Cabezas
Interview co-ordinator for recordings in Chile, Carmen Aguilar Garcia
Digital by Tom Gillespie
Special thanks to our contributors, Edison Peña, and Jonathan Samuels
Archive, Simon Windsor
Sound design, Rob Mulhern
TV treatment, Victoria Hudson-Grant
TV output editor, Emily Deeker
Head of Radio, Sky News, Dave Terris
Design and graphics, Brian Gillingham
Social media, Chris Scott
Press and Marketing, Alexandra Horton
For more on this story log on to www.skynews/storycast21
Loneliness: Can a ‘contactless society’ reconnect this summer?
Economist Noreena Hertz believes we’re living in ‘The Lonely Century’. Loneliness is fuelling extremism, poor workplace productivity and a booming industry of goods designed to help us feel less alone. So, how should leaders help a disconnected planet come together in a post-COVID world?
On the Sky News Daily podcast, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Noreena about people-watching in Euston Station, and why public libraries could be a solution to the loneliness epidemic. Plus, Scott Rosenbaum explains why his 'Rent A Friend' website is becoming so popular.
What will Donald Trump do next?
A look into the criminal probe into the Trump organisation's finances, the former president's political intentions and an uncovering of what he has been doing since leaving the White House.
Martha Kelner speaks to Trump biographer Gwenda Blair, law professor at the University of Baltimore Kimberly Wehle and Matt Braynard, director of strategy and data for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Can football tackle climate change?
To kick off the Euros 2020 Championship, hosts Katerina Vittozzi and Sky Sports presenter David Garrido look at what role football can play in the fight against climate change.
They speak to Tony Stevens, head of PR at Tottenham Hotspur, the premier league club which scored full points in the 2021 football sustainability league. He shares how Tottenham's stadium is one of the most sustainable in the world and how he hopes other clubs can follow the lead - so they can score the global goal of beating climate change.
Plus climate advocate and Lewes player, Katie Rood, tells us how she combines the lifestyle of a footballer with that of a vegan environmentalist.
And climate change reporter Victoria Seabrook has this week's climate headlines including what happened on World Oceans Day and what's on the table at the G7 summit in Cornwall.
COVID origins: The Wuhan lab leak theory and Dr Fauci’s emails
America’s top infectious disease expert became the face of its pandemic response, and now his recently released emails from early on in the crisis have prompted much debate and speculation – but why?
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we speak to our Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire and Aaron Blake from The Washington Post about conspiracy theories and decision making last year.
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Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers
Podcast producer - Lauren Pinkney
Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
Archive - Simon Windsor
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Archive - Nelly Stefanova
Music - Steven Wheeler
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