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Hosted by Anushka Asthana, 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, 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 

    Armando Iannucci on politics and satire - podcast

    Armando Iannucci on politics and satire - podcast

    The creator of The Thick of It and Veep discusses why modern politics has moved beyond satire. And: Bryan Graham on Kobe Bryant. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 22 min
    Life after Auschwitz

    Life after Auschwitz

    Ivor Perl and Susan Pollack were 12 and 13 when they were transported to Auschwitz. On the 75th anniversary of the concentration camp’s liberation, they tell their stories. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 36 min
    How did Isabel dos Santos become Africa's richest woman?

    How did Isabel dos Santos become Africa's richest woman?

    Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the former president of Angola, claims to be a self-made businesswoman, but the Luanda Leaks, a cache of 715,000 emails, charts, contracts, audits and accounts, help explain how she actually built her business empire. Plus, why are California’s oldest trees dying?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 30 min
    Peak meat: is veganism the future?

    Peak meat: is veganism the future?

    Marco Springmann, a public health expert, tells Anushka Asthana why cutting out animal products is the best route to a healthy diet – and why veganism is good for the planet. Plus: Alex Hern on the Guardian’s exclusive story of how the Amazon chief, Jeff Bezos, allegedly had his phone hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message apparently sent from the crown prince of Saudi Arabia.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 27 min
    Zoe Brock: my case against Harvey Weinstein

    Zoe Brock: my case against Harvey Weinstein

    Like dozens of women in the entertainment industry, the actor, model and writer Zoë Brock has claimed she had a traumatic encounter with the film producer Harvey Weinstein. Now she is faced with a settlement offer that she believes would allow him to escape blame for the alleged assaults. Also today: Lily Kuo on the spread of the deadly coronavirus in China. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    The trial of Harvey Weinstein – podcast

    The trial of Harvey Weinstein – podcast

    Ed Pilkington looks ahead to Weinstein’s court battle where he faces charges of rape and sexual assault, which he denies. And Jamie Grierson on why counter-terror police have listed Extinction Rebellion as a ‘key threat’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min

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Exceptional

I've listened to every single podcast by the Guardian in focus team, but this morning's podcast interviewing two Holocaust survivors absolutely floored me and had me in tears. Truly exceptional job and thank you.

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Standout

Excellent, must listen for anyone interested in current affairs.... each day something new and in depth analysis of the topic...

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An absolute must-listen!

Detailed, interesting, informative, serious and stylish. An absolute must-listen - congratulations and thanks to all involved.

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