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One remarkable story, told in depth, each day. Our daily news podcast takes you to the heart of the stories that matter, with exclusive access and reporting. Published for the start of your day and hosted by Manveen Rana and David Aaronovitch. 
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One remarkable story, told in depth, each day. Our daily news podcast takes you to the heart of the stories that matter, with exclusive access and reporting. Published for the start of your day and hosted by Manveen Rana and David Aaronovitch. 
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    A breakthrough in the Andrew Malkinson case

    A breakthrough in the Andrew Malkinson case

    In 2021, we released a series on Stories of our times called Seventeen Years with journalist Emily Dugan about a man who was convicted in 2004 of a brutal rape in Greater Manchester. Andrew Malkinson always maintained his innocence whilst spending almost two decades behind bars.
    Now we have an update on his case.
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Host: Will Roe.
    You can listen to the full series first released in September 2021 here: https://podfollow.com/1669210977
    If you, or someone you know, has been affected by the issues raised in this episode, the following organisations can help:
    Rape Crisis England & Wales
    NHS - Help after rape and sexual assault
    Criminal Cases Review Commission
    Appeal - Charity and law practice

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    • 20 min
    Sunak's first 100 days: Promises, scandals and strikes

    Sunak's first 100 days: Promises, scandals and strikes

    Rishi Sunak’s been in Number 10 for 100 days. So how’s he doing? What’s he been doing? And with Labour leading in the polls, can the UK’s third prime minister in six and a half months turn his and his party’s fortunes around?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Guest: Steven Swinford, Political Editor, The Times.
    Host: Manveen Rana. 
    Clips: BBC, NBC, Sky News, France 24, ITV News, 5 News, Parliament TV, The Guardian, On Demand News, Rishi Sunak MP on Instagram, Al Jazeera, Encyclopedia Britannica Films. 

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    • 25 min
    The school strikes explained

    The school strikes explained

    Across England and Wales today, many schools are closed and pupils are at home as the UK’s biggest teaching union goes on strike - the first of seven days of planned action. So, after negotiations broke down, what is the Government's response to the demand for above-inflation pay rises? And what could the impact be on students?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Guests: Sian Griffiths, Education Editor, The Sunday Times.
    Host: Manveen Rana.
    Clips: BBC, Channel 4, Guardian, Sky News.

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    • 29 min
    Why German tanks are going to war in Europe

    Why German tanks are going to war in Europe

    Last week, Germany confirmed it would send tanks to Ukraine to help in the fight against Russia. The announcement came after weeks of foot-dragging on the issue. So why was the decision apparently so difficult - and what made Germany change its mind?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Guest: Oliver Moody, Berlin correspondent, The Times and Sunday Times.
    Host: Manveen Rana.
    Clips: Sky News, Bundeswehr, BBC News, Al Jazeera, France 24, DW News, CNN, VOA, Parliament.

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    • 29 min
    What's killing the Teesside crabs?

    What's killing the Teesside crabs?

    When a nightmarish scene unfolded on the beaches of northeast England in the last few months of 2021, fishermen raised the alarm. The mass die-off of thousands of crabs has led to two government reports, with the latest out earlier this month. But have they raised more questions than answers?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Guests: 
    James Cole, chair of the Whitby Fishing Association.Adam Vaughan, Environment Editor, The Times. Host: Manveen Rana.
    Clips: BBC, UK Parliament.

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    • 35 min
    The cache and the caucus: How Biden's documents may strengthen his enemies

    The cache and the caucus: How Biden's documents may strengthen his enemies

    On 9 January a story broke that classified documents had been found at a Washington DC office used by President Biden. In the weeks since, four more discoveries have followed. This has been a boon to the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives, who were already chomping at the bit to investigate Biden. So how bad could this get for the President? And how does this compare to former president Trump's classified trove in Mar-a-Lago?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Guest: Alistair Dawber, Washington Correspondent, The Times and The Sunday Times.
    Host: David Aaronovitch.
    Clips: CNN, CBS News, ABC News, Late Show with Seth Meyers, The Guardian News, Fox News, MSNBC, 60 Minutes, Forbes, CNBC, WCNC, BBC,

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