57 episodes

A podcast feed with exclusive investigations by journalists from The Times and The Sunday Times.
The latest series: The Times’ award-winning war correspondent Anthony Loyd sets out to find the British photojournalist, John Cantlie, who was kidnapped in Syria by Islamic State.
 

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A podcast feed with exclusive investigations by journalists from The Times and The Sunday Times.
The latest series: The Times’ award-winning war correspondent Anthony Loyd sets out to find the British photojournalist, John Cantlie, who was kidnapped in Syria by Islamic State.
 

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    Last man standing (Pt 1) - On the trail

    Last man standing (Pt 1) - On the trail

    Anthony Loyd begins his investigation into the disappearance of journalist John Cantlie, who was taken by Isis in 2012. He explores the events of a prior kidnap and asks: what compelled John to return to Syria after his first escape? 
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: BBC, 5Live, CNN, NBC, Broadcasting House (BBC Radio 4).

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    • 35 min
    Last man standing (Pt 2) - The kidnap

    Last man standing (Pt 2) - The kidnap

    Anthony investigates details of John Cantlie and his colleague James Foley’s abduction in 2012. He speaks to those who were with them and explores possible reasons the men were targeted. 
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: BBC, Al Jazeera, Guardian.

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    • 39 min
    Last man standing (Pt 3) - Missing

    Last man standing (Pt 3) - Missing

    John Cantlie is missing and there are no leads in the case. The hunt is on for his whereabouts, when a rapper shows up in a Belgian prison saying he has information to share. What can this man tell us about John’s location and the conditions they both experienced as Isis hostages?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: Ready4jerri.

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    • 38 min
    Last man standing (Pt 4) - There but for the grace of God

    Last man standing (Pt 4) - There but for the grace of God

    For Anthony this story is personal as he reveals that he himself was captured while reporting on the Syrian conflict. What is it like to be a journalist covering war? And what does his experience tell us about John Cantlie's kidnap?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: BBC and CNN.

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    • 52 min
    Last man standing (Pt 5) - Freedom is for other people

    Last man standing (Pt 5) - Freedom is for other people

    Some of the hostages who were held with John Cantlie describe what life was like inside their prison cell, under the watch of brutal Isis guards. Their captors had a special role in mind for John… but why did Isis pick him?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes. 
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: Acceleration TV, Bikes Aloud, Enduro Africa.

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    • 46 min
    Last man standing (Pt 6) - Lend me your ears

    Last man standing (Pt 6) - Lend me your ears

    As one by one the British and American hostages are killed by their captors, John Cantlie emerges in a series of Islamic State propaganda films, ‘Lend Me Your Ears’. His new role keeps him alive. It also attracts questions. Is the hostage becoming a willing messenger?
    This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes. 
    Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.
    Clips: CNN, CBS, EWTN, USA Today, NBC, ABC, EuroNews, eNCA.


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    • 51 min

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