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Hosted by Anushka Asthana and Rachel Humphreys, 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 and Rachel Humphreys, 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 

    Is this the worst year ever for the UK music industry?

    Is this the worst year ever for the UK music industry?

    Guardian music writer Laura Snapes, singer-songwriter Arlo Parks and musician Nitin Sawhney discuss the impact that Covid, Brexit and the ‘streaming economy’ are having on the sector. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    No sex please, we're British. Dating in a pandemic

    No sex please, we're British. Dating in a pandemic

    Lockdown rules have left little opportunity for people who aren’t already living with a partner to pursue romantic relationships, explains Zoe Williams. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    The science behind England’s Covid exit plan – podcast

    The science behind England’s Covid exit plan – podcast

    Nicola Davis runs through the science behind the government’s decision to begin lifting lockdown restrictions, a four-stage plan that starts with the reopening of schools and could see the return of nightclubs on 21 June. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 22 min
    Freshwater part 5: the appeal

    Freshwater part 5: the appeal

    Today, the Freshwater Five case is in front of the court of appeal after the disclosure of new evidence that the defence says points to the men’s conviction being unsafe. Why has it taken a decade to get to this point? Listen to episode 1 Listen to episode 2 Listen to episode 3 Listen to episode 4. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 43 min
    Freshwater part 4: radar

    Freshwater part 4: radar

    When the Freshwater Five’s lawyer, Emily Bolton, found new evidence not disclosed at the men’s trial, it set her on a path to the court of appeal and another version of events that adds weight to their claims Listen to episode 1 Listen to episode 2 Listen to episode 3. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 46 min
    Freshwater part 3: the clifftop evidence

    Freshwater part 3: the clifftop evidence

    A major part of the evidence against the Freshwater Five came from the clifftop above Freshwater Bay. It was there that police saw bags being thrown from the men’s boat. But the defence still have questions about what the police actually saw Listen to episode 1 Listen to episode 2. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 36 min

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