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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 

    Can Labour survive Britain’s political realignment?

    Can Labour survive Britain’s political realignment?

    After another set of disappointing election results, columnist John Harris asks if Labour can ever reconnect with voters in its former heartlands, where support is increasingly swinging to the Conservatives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 28 min
    The Post Office scandal – part 2

    The Post Office scandal – part 2

    Janet Skinner was jailed for false accounting after being wrongfully accused by her employer, the Post Office, of responsibility for the loss of more than £59,000. Now, with her conviction quashed, she and others are demanding answers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 38 min
    The Post Office scandal – part 1

    The Post Office scandal – part 1

    When a computer system installed by the Post Office went haywire, it led to the convictions of scores of subpostmasters for theft and false accounting. Lives were wrecked. But after a devastating ruling by the court of appeal, the full truth can now be finally told about the extent of the great Post Office scandal. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 32 min
    Noel Clarke and the allegations that have shaken the film and television industry

    Noel Clarke and the allegations that have shaken the film and television industry

    Journalists Lucy Osborne and Sirin Kale discuss the allegations of verbal abuse, bullying and sexual harassment by 20 women against Clarke. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 30 min
    How Jewish parents used Guardian ads to save their children’s lives

    How Jewish parents used Guardian ads to save their children’s lives

    This month is 200 years since the Guardian was first established in Manchester. For the Guardian’s world affairs editor, Julian Borger, a part of that history is deeply personal. In 1938, there was a surge of classified ads in the Guardian as parents – including his grandparents – scrambled to get their children out of the Reich. What became of the families?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 38 min
    The fight for Hartlepool

    The fight for Hartlepool

    Hartlepool has sent a Labour MP to parliament in every election since 1964. But as old allegiances fray, Anushka Asthana looks back at how this previously thriving shipbuilding town has lost out over successive governments and wonders if the ‘red wall’ seat could be about to go blue at tomorrow’s byelection. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

    • 40 min

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