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News that's not boring. Brought to you by Adam Fleming, with the BBC's best journalists and other people who know what they're talking about.

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News that's not boring. Brought to you by Adam Fleming, with the BBC's best journalists and other people who know what they're talking about.

    Ghislaine Maxwell denied bail

    Ghislaine Maxwell denied bail

    The British socialite has been denied bail and awaits trial in a New York prison on charges of trafficking minors for Jeffrey Epstein. So who is Ghislaine Maxwell? Adam speaks to Andrew Neil, who knew Maxwell and appears in Jeffrey Epstein’s infamous ‘black book’. He’s also joined by the BBC’s Laura Trevelyan in New York and investigative journalist Tara Palmeri, who are both following the case closely.

    Studio Engineer: Weidong Lin
    Producers: Natalie Ktena, Ben Weisz, Jo Deahl, Frankie Tobi and Harriet Noble.
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 32 min
    Go Huawei!

    Go Huawei!

    All Huawei 5G kit must be removed from the UK by 2027. The BBC's Carrie Gracie, Gordon Corera and Rory Cellan-Jones join Adam to discuss the politics, the security issues and the impact on our internet speeds and mobile technology.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Ben Weisz, Jo Deahl
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 31 min
    Flying Antcast

    Flying Antcast

    The government reveals more about its immigration plans, we ask if it's right that beauty salons can’t do facial treatments and Nick Baker from The Really Wild Show (remember that?) tells us why we were plagued by flying ants over the weekend.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Harriet Noble, Ben Weisz and Jo Deahl
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 33 min
    Viral voicemails

    Viral voicemails

    Our medical and scientific friends leave voicemails for their younger selves. What do they wish they had known about coronavirus back in January? Fergus and Adam chat to Professor Clare Wenham about what we know now and what that means for what comes next.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Ben Weisz, Natalie Ktena
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 34 min
    Fitness Last

    Fitness Last

    Gyms, beauty salons and outdoor pools are able to open from as early as this weekend in England. Adam, Laura and Fergus look at the small print. And as the government announces that plays and gigs can start happening outdoors again, the comedian Russell Kane tells us he's worried about the future of live comedy.

    Producers: Frankie Tobi, Seren Jones, Natalie Ktena
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 30 min
    Sunak’s summer statement

    Sunak’s summer statement

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined the government’s plan for rebuilding the economy today. But will it be enough? Adam and Laura are joined by the economist Stephanie Flanders. And we speak to the chief executives of Burger King and the house-building company Taylor Wimpey about what they think of the announcements.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Frankie Tobi, Natalie Ktena, Ben Weisz
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 37 min

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