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The Slow Newscast takes news slowly. We investigate, we report, and every week we try to focus on the stories that really matter in the UK and around the world. Your host is Basia Cummings.

The Slow Newscast Tortoise Media

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    • 4.6 • 28 Ratings

The Slow Newscast takes news slowly. We investigate, we report, and every week we try to focus on the stories that really matter in the UK and around the world. Your host is Basia Cummings.

    The missing note

    The missing note

    In little more than a year - the year of the pandemic - Anand Menon lost his mother, father, brother and sister, but not to Covid. Grief and loss have been a part of so many lives this year, but none more so than Anand's.
     
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    • 34 min
    A death at Lancaster Lodge

    A death at Lancaster Lodge

    Sophie Bennett took her own life in a care facility that was crumbling around her. Paul Caruana Galizia and Chris Cook investigate what went wrong at a charity led by a famous mental health pioneer.
     
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    • 53 min
    Inside Downing Street: the second couple

    Inside Downing Street: the second couple

    After Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds’ wedding, there are now two powerful married couples in Number 10. Meet the other: Munira and Dougie...
     
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    • 48 min
    Hunt for the porn king

    Hunt for the porn king

    As dozens of women accuse the world’s largest porn company of profiting from their abuse, listen to the full story of how we traced its secretive owner to his London mansion
     
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    • 55 min
    The neo-Nazis next door

    The neo-Nazis next door

    In the German city of Chemnitz, political extremists aren’t just present – they’re organised. And they’re trying to spread their creed from ramshackle buildings to the rest of the country
     
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    • 30 min
    The white gold rush

    The white gold rush

    The story of a dying lake, a forgotten community and the hunt for a green future. Host Basia Cummings is joined by reporters Miranda Green and Lucy Sherriff to investigate.
     
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    • 44 min

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