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Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics
Costing the Earth
Exploring man's effect on the environment and how it reacts, questioning accepted truths, challenging those in charge and reporting on progress towards improving the world.
Bible in the News
Weekly analysis of world news events in the light of Bible prophecy, confirming the soon return of Jesus Christ to this earth. Produced Thursday every week by The Christadelphians. Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
The Briefing Room
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news
File on 4
Award-winning current affairs documentary series investigating major issues at home and abroad
Great Britain at War
The book follows Jeffery Farnol as he visits a number of key locations around Britain and on the continent, each demonstrating how members of English society have come together to work towards the goal of "defeating the hun". On a visit to a naval dockyard, he reports on how the ships are being constructed, takes us on a tour of a destroyer and introduces us to the crew. He also visits a machine gun factory, and discovers how the great guns are built. His tour continues onto the continent wh ...
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
History as told by the people who were there.
Today in Focus
Hosted by Anushka Asthana, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, Today in Focus is The Guardian's daily podcast that takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday.
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
The History Hour
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
CNN Talk with Max Foster tackles the major news stories and talking points of the day. A panel of regular contributors debate, discuss and argue about the major stories affecting your world. Available live on CNNI and daily at 7a ET.
TW Telecast (audio)
Spectator Books
Literary interviews and discussions on the latest releases in the world of publishing, from poetry through to physics. Presented by Sam Leith.
What drives people in Europe? How do Europeans lead their lives? What are their views, hopes and fears? Fokus Europa provides the answers: up close, exciting and balanced.
A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and wit and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the dif ...
Renaissance Radio
The official podcast of American Renaissance, hosted by AR editor Jared Taylor.
NIESR Podcast
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is Britain's longest established independent research institute, founded in 1938. The vision of our founders was to carry out research to improve understanding of the economic and social forces that affect people’s lives, and the ways in which policy can bring about change. Over seventy-five years later, this remains central to NIESR’s ethos. We continue to apply our expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methods and our understa ...
The World Tonight
In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and major breaking news from a global perspective
The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings of events, and offer insights into the research that they make possible.
Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare's late romances, which (like The Tempest and The Winter's Tale) combines comedy and tragedy. Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline of Britain, angers her father when she marries Posthumus, a worthy but penniless gentleman. The King banishes Posthumus, who goes to Rome, where he falls prey to the machinations of Iachimo, who tries to convince him that Imogen will be unfaithful. Meanwhile, the Queen (Imogen's stepmother) plots against her stepdaughter by trying ...
First published anonymously due to its seditious content in 1776, the pamphlet argues for the need of American colonists to pursue complete independence from Great Britain, and not be driven simply by the urge to free themselves from unfair taxation. Paine provides argumentation for his revolutionary ideas, suggesting the unification of colonial forces to achieve this goal. Furthermore, Paine strengthens his case by clearly asserting the advantages that would come out as a result of independ ...
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report® (First Edition and Mid-Day Update), Marketplace Tech® and Marketplace Weekend®, in addition to our digital-only podcasts. Visit for more. From American ...
A place where you'll find subjects like bodybuilding, strongman competitions and a little bit of everything from the sports world. Available on Spotify , iTunes , Stitcher, Google play music, listen, play. Radiopublic . Com,, Pocket Casts , overcast. FM
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit
FT Politics
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
Contemporary Black and Asian British writing is changing how we see and read literature in English around Britain today. This series brings some of the best writers working in and beyond the UK into conversation with readers to discuss reading, writing, and how literature shapes our perceptions of the world and our identities within it. Included in this series you will find writers reading from and discussing their work, responses to this literature by a variety of readers including students ...
The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.Episode 1 - Pretending & SandwichesAlexei explores his impulse to pretend and love of sandwiches. Along the way he reveals the little known origin of the prawn cocktail, debunks the myth that the Earl of Sandwich was the first person to put a bit of meat between two slices of bread and discusses the hidden depths of Taylor Swift.Episode 2 - Political ...
It's your world. Jump in.
Interviews with people who were there at key moments in black and civil rights history
The Voice of the Horse World
The Europeans
Fed up with all the Trumpy news from the USA or the Brexit-y news from Britain? Well you've come to the right place. Each week we trawl the continent of Europe for the most interesting stories to cover and the most fascinating people to interview. This semi-serious, semi-silly, Brexit-free show, from a reporter in Paris and an opera singer in Amsterdam, will make you seem clever to friends and make you feel like you've got two NEW friends in Katy and Dominic. You probably didn't realise you ...
Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
The Untold
Grace Dent presents a series documenting the untold dramas of 21st-century Britain.
Holy Smoke
The most important and controversial topics in world religion, thoroughly dissected by a range of high profile guests. Presented by Damian Thompson and Cristina Odone.
Revealing and candid one-hour conversations with a different special guest every week, featuring fascinating people from the worlds of sport, politics, entertainment, activism and the media.Subscribe to get a brand new episode every Monday.
The Intercept produces fearless, adversarial journalism, covering stories the mainstream media misses on national security, politics, criminal justice, technology, surveillance, privacy, and human rights. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
News, interviews, investigations, comment and campaigns. Animal welfare, environmental issues, human rights, & social justice. Editor: Eduardo Goncalves
Considered to be one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, the tragedy King Lear portrays some of the darkest aspects of human nature that can be found in literature. The helplessness of the human condition, as we fall prey to our destinies, the injustice and random cruelties practiced by people, suffering and humiliation, the lust for power and the greed for wealth are all depicted in this magnificent play. And through it all, runs the golden thread of love and sacrifice, daughterly affection an ...
Legend Land is a collection of some of the OLD TALES told in those Western Parts of Britain served by the GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, now retold by LYONESSE
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Join the conversation on twitter: @HistoryHit Producer: Natt Tapl ...
The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown.
FT News in Focus
News features and analysis from Financial Times reporters around the world. FT News in Focus is produced by Fiona Symon.
The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests. Hosted by Hugh Linehan.
The Bottom Line
Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters
Katie Couric
Getting to what matters. That’s what Katie Couric does best. She asks the questions you’d ask and pushes for real answers. She helps make sense of a crazy world. And now she’s bringing her thoughtful, relatable style (along with the occasional show tune) to the world of podcasting. Join Katie and her co-host Brian Goldsmith as they talk to the most fascinating people in news, politics, and pop culture. New personalities, new insights, and new episodes—every Thursday.
The Sams Report
Podcast by Brad Sams
You know we’re leaving the EU but this is the story of how the UK got here. Mark Mardell uncovers the fractious yet intriguing story of Britain’s relationship with the EU.
Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. From BBC Radio 4
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Child-on-parent violence is a taboo subject and one that is hardly researched in the UK. We speak to Lesley, a mother who lives with daily violence from her eldest son. It has devastated family life and exposed gaps in a system not set up to deal with the problem. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on the Nobel peace prize winners Denis Mukwege and Nad ...…
The game played out, the Mary entered London and the Duke was to die. But Northumberland had one more surprise to springBy (David Crowther).
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Michelle Decker, Head of West Coast Sales at The Plaid Horse, discusses evacuating her horse and her daughter's pony during the recent fires in Agoura Hills, California. Dalia MacPhee, an amateur rider and designer, tells us about her fireproof horse blanket with GPS for if you are ever in an emergency situation with your horse.…
A child survivor of a Guatemalan army massacre during the country's brutal civil war, the women who cleared up post war Berlin, plus Armenia's 1988 earthquake, how Bokassa became Emperor of the Central African Republic, and Angela Merkel's rise to power.Photo: Ramiro as a child in Guatemala (R.Osorio)…
We chat with Dr. Tom Schell of Nouvelle Research, Tigipedia focuses on manuka honey, in Critter Nutrition we focus on ways to support the equine respiratory tract, and in Coffee Klatch we share funny holiday stories about pets. Listen in...By admin.
China and the US said they would delay hiking tariffs. But a second trade war is in play. And a high-profile arrest is complicating matters. Also in this edition: the US gives Russia 60 days to resume complying with a key nuclear treaty; Cuba increases internet access for mobile phones; more bloody noses for the British government over Brexit; ...…
Whether Jane and Guildford understood the commotion in the city outside the Tower we do not know, but it was the duty of her father, the Duke of Suffolk, to break the newsBy (David Crowther).
MPs began debating Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons this week and there was little sign of a breakthrough for the prime minister. The government’s legal advice on the deal was also made public - but has it set a bad precedent? Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, James Blitz, Miranda Green and Robert Shrimsley. Produced by ...…
MPs began debating Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons this week and there was little sign of a breakthrough for the prime minister. The government’s legal advice on the deal was also made public - but has it set a bad precedent? Presented by Sebastian Payne, with George Parker, James Blitz, Miranda Green and Robert Shrimsley. Produced by ...…
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Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., left, and former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., R-Utah, co-chairs of No Labels, arrive for a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 17, 2015. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Since 2010, a group called No Labels has embodied a particular approach to politics and policy in Washin ...…
After a devastating wildfire season in California, millions of dollars poured in for relief and rebuilding efforts. But how does that money actually get to people in need? We looked into it. But first, let's pull apart this morning's jobs report, which showed more part-time jobs. Is that a sign underemployment is on the rise? Plus: What you nee ...…
At first glance, the building at Floriana 7 doesn’t seem particularly remarkable. It sits in a nondescript neighborhood in Katowice, Poland, right next to the railroad tracks. But outside, on a small sign, there’s a recognizable red script. It’s the logo for Solidarity, the storied trade union that helped bring down Poland’s communist governmen ...…
We know the story of enigma, but what was the German Alan Turing doing in the heart of the Reich? German codebreakers had similar successes to the Allies, and in this episode, Dan chats to Christian Jennings about cracking codes, the Battle of the Atlantic, and how to use a Romanian Opera Programme to prepare yourself for a war. Christian Jenni ...…
On this Kentucky Performance Products edition we chat with Mary Debono about how the Feldenkrais Method can help riders at every level and we chuckle at some very poorly written but expertly read horse classifieds.By admin.
Everybody has bad days. But, how do you overcome the nagging feeling of being a total loser? This week, we’re talking about setting realistic goals, women power in the horse industry, and a gutsy 8-year-old whose fearlessness landed him a spot in an Olympian’s barn. Thanks for tuning in...By Jemmy.
Jared Taylor and Paul Kersey give an update on the caravan. They also discuss the scandalous number of foreigners on welfare, the latest hate crime hoax, dismal polling results for young Americans, Washington-Lee High School’s new name, blatant fakery at TM Landry College Prep, Al Sharpton’s new grift, the Vox Party’s breakthrough, Danish firmn ...…
On this edition of the Sams report, a closer look at Windows Lite, Edge updates, 8CX, and answering many of your questions.
"The Rest of the Scoop" is back as Gayle Stewart brings us an original called "The Whistling Bronc". Plus, we are excited to welcome a new title sponsor Springtime Supplements. Listen in...By admin.
No, really — slowing job growth is a good thing. Plus, a new inter-generational living program in Portland, Oregon brings foster families and seniors together through affordable housing.Today's show is sponsored by Indeed and Selligent.
France is bracing for a weekend of anger and violence. Tens of thousands of extra security officers will be on streets across the country, and multiple major Paris landmarks will close, as the "yellow vests" are expected to demonstrate once again. Paris has already seen weeks of anger over a fuel tax, but also over rising inequality in the coun ...…
The election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as House Democratic Caucus chair on Wednesday represented a symbolic and substantive comeback for the wing of the party that had suffered a stunning defeat last June, when Rep. Joe Crowley was beaten by primary challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Jeffries, who represents a Brooklyn district next door to Cro ...…
The Inclusive Economy, the new book by Cato’s Michael Tanner, examines welfare from the perspective of how government keeps many Americans poor. The book is available now. You can support the Cato Daily Podcast and the Cato Institute by becoming a Podcast Sponsor.
The job numbers are in, and unemployment is still down. But how do find the best candidates when all the best candidates already have jobs? An investor makes a Hail Mary play to save erstwhile retail giant Sears. Plus, the arrest of Huawei's CFO has intensified the trade rivalry between the U.S. and China, but another fight over tiny components ...…
From the BBC World Service… OPEC is on day two of a meeting aimed at cutting the cartel’s production amid plunging global oil prices. With members struggling to agree, reports suggest some countries may receive exemptions in order to get a deal across the finish line before the weekend. Then, the Christian Democratic Union of Germany party will ...…
Earlier this week, Google's self-driving car spinoff, Waymo, launched a commercial self-driving taxi service in the Phoenix area. It's limited, but it's technically a public launch, not just testing. And this is a case where the tech moved faster than the laws. Proposed federal rules for regulating self-driving cars called the AV START Act have ...…
This is Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Anna Pesta look at obesity and Insulin Resistance. They speak about Cushings vs. EMS, Insulin Resistance, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, body condition scoring, feeding guidelines and offer practical recommendations for the various situations. Listen in...By admin.
Around the 14th July a ship called the Greyhound sailed into Orwell Haven. Its captain was in gaol in Lowestoft, its crew had smashed open the cash box. Meeting with Sir Henry Jermingham may well have changed the course of history.By (David Crowther).
Angela Merkel rose to power in German politics after the fall of her mentor, Helmut Kohl. He had accepted secret donations on behalf of their political party the CDU. After the scandal erupted in December 1999 Angela Merkel wrote a newspaper article condemning his actions. Soon she was the party's new leader. Tim Mansel has been speaking to her ...…
The arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, has triggered fears of renewed trade tensions between the US and China, just when markets had detected signs of a truce. Victor Mallet discusses the arrest and its implications with Louise Lucas, Nic Fildes and Adam Samson. Contributors: Katie Martin ...…
Join us this week in listening to the podcast as John Billington sits down with Jason Hensley, author and now the Associate Producer of 'Part of the Family Documentary' on another edition of the Bible in the News.
The Berlin-based Argentinian artist, Tomás Saraceno, trained as an architect. He was struck by the beauty of spider webs, their structural intricacy and began making them into sculptural works. Then he realised that every time a spider tugs a string as it spins a web, or moves along the silken strands, this causes vibrations. Using microphones ...…
Are we measuring resource availability properly? The Simon Abundance Index is an attempt to give the world a clearer picture of the abundance that surrounds us. Marian Tupy comments. You can support the Cato Daily Podcast and the Cato Institute by becoming a Podcast Sponsor.
Angela Merkel steps down as the leader of the CDU party today after 18 years at the helm, although she plans to remain Germany’s chancellor until 2021. Her move comes after the migration crisis left her party languishing in the polls and amid a rising tide of populism in Europe. The Guardian’s Kate Connolly in Berlin takes a look at her legacy. ...…
Many would argue that these are the fundamental goals of a good education. So why has Cambridge University taken to warning its students that the sexual violence in Titus Andronicus might be traumatic for them? Why are other universities in America and increasingly in Britain introducing measures to protect students from speech and texts they m ...…
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