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On Wednesday 28th December 1836 at roughly 2pm, off Pineapple Place in Maida Vale, the dismembered torso of an unidentified lady was discovered hidden behind a paving stone. With no arms, no legs and no head, her identity was impossible to determine, but the investigation and discovery of subsequent body parts unearthed one of the most brutal murde…
 
The journalist, runner and presenter at the Running Channel explains why she's switched her focus from the marathon to the 5K – and why now is the perfect time to do the same. Kate also talks about her favourite 5K workouts and the importance of strength and conditioning. We also have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make runners seen, and hea…
 
The CCTV clearly showed Rui Lui leaving Poole hospital, where she worked, in her distinctive silver porsche. But days later she was still missing - just where could she be? A police investigation into her life with her husband uncovered swinging, sex work, bigamy and complex finances - could any of these factors be related to her disappearance? Spo…
 
Guardian Australia reporter Ben Doherty looks at the history behind Australia’s asylum seeker policies, including the controversial practice of offshore processing and resettlement. It’s one of the options the British government is allegedly considering to deter asylum seekers from attempting to cross the Channel to the UK. Journalist Behrouz Booch…
 
Anand Menon joins Shelagh Fogarty to talk about Boris Johnson's announcement that the UK should prepare for a no deal Brexit. Anand says there is still a real possibility that the UK and the EU will still strike a deal, but even if there is a deal, preparations are still necessary.By The UK in a Changing Europe
 
Rep. Ilhan Omar, the groundbreaking Somali-American community organizer from Minnesota, speaks to public intellectuals Dr Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose. She lays out her #PeopleFirst plan to transform our society and how the progressive movement will do if Democrats win back the Senate and the White House. This special episode is a 'takeove…
 
John Bolton knows a thing or two about Donald Trump. So many things, in fact, that he’s now being investigated by the US Justice Department for potentially spilling classified information in his new book. On Wednesday October 28 he came to Intelligence Squared Plus to share what he knows – days before what could be the most important presidential e…
 
President Trump’s effect on domestic policy in his first term has been modest and mostly reversible. The real impact of his blow-it-up style has been felt in the corrosion of an already poisonous political culture. How has his brand of anti-politics changed America? Trump supporters at one of his last rallies before election day and his former pres…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss an extraordinary week for Labour as the party suspends its former leader Jeremy Corbyn following his response to a report by the human rights watchdog on anti-Semitism. They also assess the state of play in the United States as America prepares to decide between another four years of Donald Trump or a change of direc…
 
Autonomous machines capable of deadly force are increasingly prevalent in modern warfare, despite numerous ethical concerns. Is there anything we can do to halt the advance of the killer robots? By Frank Pasquale. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
The staggering extent of illegal fishing, and its human and environmental costs, are only just becoming clear. We ask how to put a shadowy industry on a more even keel. The old guard likes to mock millennial investors, but they’re changing finance, possibly for the better. And as Berlin’s shiny new airport opens we ask: why is it nine years late? F…
 
Put on your big coat and your favourite shoes because it's time for a stroll down memory lane. You should also pack a bottle of Chilean red and a nice lump of cheddar (it'll all make sense). As well as book chat - including a discussion about what part if any his politics play in them - Jeffrey Archer also reflects on his time as Deputy Chairman of…
 
Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith on this week’s show to look ahead to Sunday’s showdown between Man Utd and Arsenal and says there are more questions than answers at Old Trafford as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares for his 100th game in charge. Sky Sports News reporter Vinny O’Connor has the latest on Liverpool’s injury problems, while Sky Sports stat…
 
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Raphael Honigstein & Mina Rzouki. After the big Champions League games this week, the team discuss Josep Bartomeu resigning from Barcelona in a blaze of glory and his European Super League plans. Plus - Ronaldo Vieira tells his story of moving from Benfica to Whitley Bay, then to Leeds and now to Italy. …
 
Labour has suspended Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his reaction to a highly critical report on anti-Semitism. Adam, Vicki Young and Nick Watt discuss what's in the long-awaited EHRC report. How did a party that prides itself on anti-racism ended up breaching the Equality Act? And is this the start of a civil war in the party? And how is France …
 
Rex is gutted to learn from Pip that the tenancy at Hollowtree is coming to an end. Pip’s about to tell Toby when she’s interrupted by a message from Ruth – the Herefords have got out. Toby already knows about the tenancy from Rex. He understands, for which Pip is hugely grateful. Driving back from Felpersham, Ben takes a call from Ruth. She wants …
 
Labour is truly under new leadership as Jeremy Corbyn gets suspended from the party today. The left of the party is clearly not happy - but can they do anything about the new direction of the party? John Connolly talks to James Forsyth and Katy Balls. Tell us your thoughts on our podcasts and be in for a chance to win a bottle of Pol Roger champagn…
 
Why does the government think the second wave will be worse than the first? (00:49) Will a Biden presidency restore America's fortunes? (18:45) And finally, does Covid mark the end for the silver screen? (30:10) Spectator editor Fraser Nelson talks to Carl Heneghan, professor of evidence-based medicine at the University of Oxford; editor of The Spe…
 
Scotland's new five-tier system is unveiled and former Labour leader Corbyn is suspended as the team tackle another busy news day. Will the Scottish Government's new restrictions manage to crack down on Covid-19 cases before Christmas? Meanwhile, in Westminster, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has suspended Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his reac…
 
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jamie Jackson, Lars Sivertsen and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Marcus Rashford’s heroic week, the rest of the Champions League and whether there’s more to Ole Gunnar Solskjær than meets the eye.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod…
 
Whether Trump wins or loses the election, what next for the Republicans? The President’s former national security adviser lays out his vision of a Reagan-style future party, where Donald Trump is “a crazy uncle tweeting from the basement”. Also, what advice would Mr Bolton give a newly elected Joe Biden, who he calls “a man of character”. See acast…
 
The party’s Fifth Plenum sets out a five-year vision; we mine the plan for clues about how China views itself in the world—and how long Xi Jinping intends to lead. The pandemic has the rich world thinking and talking about death in a way not seen since the second world war. And an uncertain future for Singapore’s famed street-food hawkers. For full…
 
In a parliamentary recess special, Matt Hancock’s former special adviser Jamie Njoku-Goodwin joins Arj Singh for Commons People to discuss his new role as chief executive of UK Music and their new study which looks at representation in the music industry. While the report shows encouraging news about representation of minorities, it has warned that…
 
John Murray, Chris Sutton and Conor McNamara join Mark Chapman to discuss a dominant Manchester United performance against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. Plus, ahead of the Europa League action we hear from Jose Mourinho on whether Gareth Bale was unpopular in Spain, and Neil Lennon on "absolutely shocking" media criticism of the job he's doin…
 
Ruth asks Ben to mention their barn venue in his interview with Susan. She thinks he’s due to talk about life as a student during coronavirus. In a pre-interview chat with Susan, Ben persuades her to first ask him about student life. During the interview Ben mentions the coins found at the dig and name drops Evie a number of times. Ben cringes when…
 
From precious moonwater to a handful of asteroid that could provide clues to the origins of life, recent discoveries in our solar system lead host Alok Jha to investigate fundamental questions about the universe. How did life on Earth begin? Could earthly evolution provide a guide to what life elsewhere might be like? And what about the end of ever…
 
Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee look at the potential fallout from the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report into Labour. Katy Balls from The Spectator and Will Tanner from the thinktank Onward look at why now is a tipping point for the Conservatives. Plus: Rajeev Syal speaks to Chris Bryant of the commons select committee on standards. Hel…
 
Jessica Elgot and Polly Toynbee look at the potential fallout from the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report into Labour. Katy Balls from The Spectator and Will Tanner from the thinktank Onward look at why now is a tipping point for the Conservatives. Plus: Rajeev Syal speaks to Chris Bryant of the commons select committee on standards. Hel…
 
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