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The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.

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    • 3.9 • 267 Ratings

The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.

    Aid, poverty and rhinos: Conservation efforts to be shot down by spending cuts?

    Aid, poverty and rhinos: Conservation efforts to be shot down by spending cuts?

    After foreign aid was cut from 0.7% of GDP to 0.5%, the UK government has been clear it still prioritises biodiversity and climate projects. But what role does aid have in the success of conservation efforts? And how is the fight against poverty connected to our fight against environmental disasters?

    Host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Alex Oelofse, who is dedicating his life to protect rhinos in Africa. Plus, Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford and producer Chris Cunningham return from their mission to Namibia, where they uncovered truths behind poaching and oil exploration.

    • 25 min
    What is lobbying? Cameron, Greensill and the ‘carte blanche’ review

    What is lobbying? Cameron, Greensill and the ‘carte blanche’ review

    David Cameron’s activities face scrutiny but is lobbying really a dirty word? Why does it cause a stink? And does the act of persuasion need reform?

    On the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan and our chief political correspondent Jon Craig discuss the detail, while Iain Anderson (Cicero/AMO) and author Tamasin Cave share their views.

    Daily podcast team:
    Podcast producer - Annie Joyce
    Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers
    Podcast producer – Lauren Pinkney
    Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
    Interviews producer - Alys Bowen
    Archive - Simon Windsor
    Archive - Rob Fellowes
    Archive – Nelly Stefanova
    Music - Steven Wheeler

    • 27 min
    Male grief: Life after loss

    Male grief: Life after loss

    The COVID pandemic has meant families are facing the often untimely death of loved ones – but are men finding it harder to process their grief?

    On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, digital producer James Lillywhite talks about his documentary on cultural differences around the world, plus Rhian Mannings and Paul Yarwood share their personal journeys after losing loved ones.

    Daily podcast team:
    Podcast producer - Annie Joyce
    Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers
    Podcast producer – Lauren Pinkney
    Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
    Interviews producer - Alys Bowen
    Archive - Simon Windsor
    Archive - Rob Fellowes
    Archive – Nelly Stefanova
    Music - Steven Wheeler

    • 27 min
    The Kids Are Alright: Is a Welsh ‘youthquake’ on the horizon?

    The Kids Are Alright: Is a Welsh ‘youthquake’ on the horizon?

    16- and 17-year-olds in Wales will have a chance to have their voices heard at the ballot box in the May 2021 elections. How will turnout impact the polls? And are teens educated enough to make an informed choice?

    On the Sky News Daily podcast, host Kate McCann speaks to Jonathon Dawes from the Conservatives, Poppy Stowell-Evans from Labour, and Gwion Rhisiart from Plaid Cymru about the difficulties of being young in politics, and what getting the vote means to them.

    • 23 min
    Prince Philip: Queen, country and charity

    Prince Philip: Queen, country and charity

    On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, royal artist Ralph Heimans – who produced the Duke of Edinburgh’s final official portrait - talks about the time they spent together.

    Plus, our royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills examines the 99-year-old’s life and legacy.

    Daily podcast team:
    Podcast producer - Annie Joyce
    Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers
    Podcast producer – Lauren Pinkney
    Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
    Interviews producer - Alys Bowen
    Archive - Simon Windsor
    Archive - Rob Fellowes
    Archive – Nelly Stefanova
    Music - Steven Wheeler

    • 29 min
    Petrol bombs, bricks and torching: Why are there riots in Northern Ireland?

    Petrol bombs, bricks and torching: Why are there riots in Northern Ireland?

    Why is there violence and anger in Northern Ireland? Why is it young people that are taking to the streets and could this be the end of the Good Friday agreement?

    In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan hears from Kevin Scott, who has been photographing the riots for the Belfast Telegraph, and Sky News senior Ireland correspondent David Blevins explains what’s triggered young people to take to the streets in loyalist areas.

    • 25 min

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3.9 out of 5
267 Ratings

267 Ratings

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