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Hosted by Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, 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 Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, 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 

    Bangladesh’s catastrophic flooding: the climate crisis frontline

    Bangladesh’s catastrophic flooding: the climate crisis frontline

    At least 100 people have died in extreme flooding in Bangladesh. Thaslima Begum speaks to the people trying to save lives and fight for climate justice. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 22 min
    Understanding the cryptocurrency crash

    Understanding the cryptocurrency crash

    This year has been a disaster for many investors in cryptocurrencies. Alex Hern draws the parallels of the spreading panic in the new digital economy with the 2008 financial crisis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 31 min
    Surviving Britain’s homelessness crisis

    Surviving Britain’s homelessness crisis

    Journalist Daniel Lavelle on his experience of homelessness and what it taught him about the impact of government cuts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 33 min
    50 years of Pride and why we still need it

    50 years of Pride and why we still need it

    In 1972, members of the LGBTQ+ community marched through London demanding equality and celebrating their identities. Five decades on, Ted Brown from the Gay Liberation Front recounts his memories of that time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 37 min
    The case against Donald Trump

    The case against Donald Trump

    The US congressional hearings on the Capitol Hill attack have been prime time viewing. And the case against Donald Trump has been building for all to see, says Lawrence Douglas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 30 min
    Ukraine: counting the cost of a long war

    Ukraine: counting the cost of a long war

    President Zelenskiy has urged G7 leaders to urgently send more heavy weapons to Ukraine to bring the war to an end before winter. But, as Dan Sabbagh reports, there is no clear resolution in sight. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 29 min

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