Best UK Politics podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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The Guardian's political editor Heather Stewart and political correspondent Jessica Elgot are joined every week by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the biggest stories in politics.
 
REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of politics.co.uk, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again), Alex Andreou AKA @SturdyAlex, German-Nepalese journalist Nina Schick, actor Ingrid Oliver and scores of special guests. Fol ...
 
Nick Robinson talks about what’s really going on in British politics.
 
Instant political analysis from the Spectator's top team of writers, including Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman, Katy Balls, Alex Massie and many others.
 
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Westminster Hour
Weekly
 
The big political stories with lively discussion and expert comment and analysis. Presenter Carolyn Quinn is joined by politicians and journalists 10pm every Sunday on BBC Radio 4
 
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The Jon Gaunt Show
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The Jon Gaunt show for those bored with the bias of the Mainstream Media. Jon fires from the lip in his no holds barred show.
 
The inside line on Brexit. Interviews with top politicians and commentators, analysis from the Telegraph’s Westminster team -- and the occasional musical interlude. Presented by Christopher Hope. Every Friday.
 
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CakeWatch
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Steve - @guitarmoog - and Chris - @ottocrat - investigate cakeism: the philosophy of having your cake and eating it, as preached and practised by the British government in its approach to Brexit. Each week, we explore the latest developments as we head towards Brexit and spend time wading through the weeds from the perspective of two long-standing Brussels and UK government insiders. Our aim: to inform you, our listeners, about EU realities and so, hopefully, to equip you to spot lies and to ...
 
LBC presenter Iain Dale and former Labour Home Secretary Jacqui Smith untangle the world of politics and media. Expect plenty of jokey banter and informed speculation.
 
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
 
A weekly politics podcast presented by Adam Boulton. The Sky News political team provides in-depth context and analysis around the big issues in politics in the UK and beyond.
 
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Fake The Nation
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Hosted by Negin Farsad, Fake the Nation is all the comedy about politics without any of the politics about politics. Every week Negin and a cast of her funniest, smartest and most politically astute friends (John Fugelsang, Lizz Winstead, Dean Obeidallah and others) gather 'round the political roundtable to break down the news, make you laugh, think, and deliver a gut punch to the American political system.
 
As truthful as resources permit.
 
CBC Radio's The House takes you behind the scenes in the world of Canadian politics. Parliament may take a summer recess but the business of national politics never stops; nor does The House.
 
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Brexitcast
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Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler join Adam Fleming and Chris Mason for some geeky gossip about Brexit from Westminster and Brussels (warning: there may be some biscuit chat).
 
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FT Politics
Weekly
 
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them. In the coming months we’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, Leavers and Remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It will be a podcast that can’t get enough of experts... And we wa ...
 
John Pienaar shares his keen political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster
 
Radio 4's weekly assessment of developments at Westminster
 
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PoliticsHome
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Our weekly podcast discussing all the ups and downs at Westminster. Please subscribe and share - and keep up with all the latest news on PoliticsHome.com. Got a question for the team? news@politicshome.com.
 
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Moderate Rebels
Monthly
 
Moderate Rebels is a news and politics podcast hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton. We report on the US empire and the endless war propaganda sold to us each day in the corporate media.
 
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Commons People
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The HuffPost UK politics team take a look at the week in Westminster and the repercussions of the motions and personality clashes.
 
News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
 
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out www.partlypoliticalbroadcast.co.uk
 
Come for the political analysis, stay for the bad jokes and wrong predictions. Not Enough Champagne is run by Steve Haynes, who in a previous life was a Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Cory Hazlehurst, a Labour activist who has written about politics for the New Statesman. We try to work out what the hell is going on with British Politics and take a step back to shed new light on issues most news outlets don't talk about.
 
In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
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Birkbeck Politics
Monthly
 
The Birkbeck Department of Politics and its research centre, the Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life, hosts a range of talks, lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Our events feature leading academics, public figures and commentators from a range of fields. Listen to them here.
 
Chit chat and debate about politics and culture in the US and UK, with Host Roifield Brown and guests.
 
The podcast which still believes in experts. Politics.co.uk takes one story a week and peels back the noise of the news cycle to look at the dynamics which created it. Each episode Politics.co.uk editor Ian Dunt is joined by experts from the law, economics, journalism, science, religion and history to explain not just what is happening, but why it is happening - and, most importantly, what comes next.Produced by Federica Romaniello for Politics.co.uk.
 
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Polarised
Monthly
 
The podcast from the RSA investigating the political and cultural forces driving us further apart. Presented by the RSA's Matthew Taylor and the author of 'Born Liars' and 'Curious', Ian Leslie. New episodes fortnightly.
 
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FT Politics
Weekly
 
Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
Experts and allies discuss issues affecting members of the trans and non binary community in Britain today
 
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Moderate Rebels
Monthly
 
Moderate Rebels is a news and politics podcast hosted by journalists Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton. We report on the US empire and the endless war propaganda sold to us each day in the corporate media.
 
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REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of politics.co.uk, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again), Alex Andreou AKA @SturdyAlex, German-Nepalese journalist Nina Schick, actor Ingrid Oliver and scores of special guests. Fol ...
 
Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
A semi-serious, semi-informed podcast about the good, bad and bizarre ways Christians mix their faith and politics, and political issues affecting Christians. Mainly accurate, somewhat entertaining, hopefully helpful.
 
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The Jon Gaunt Show
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The Jon Gaunt show for those bored with the bias of the Mainstream Media. Jon fires from the lip in his no holds barred show.
 
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Ayes to the Left
Monthly+
 
Brexit, Theresa May's fragile hold on power, the return of the Labour left under Jeremy Corbyn, and Donald Trump as President make this a fascinating time in politics. But the reality for many people in the UK is a rise in the cost of living, cuts to public services and uncertainty over the future. The Mirror Politics team analyse the goings on in Westminster and beyond, and let you know how the plans made by people in power will really affect you. We speak to the key players and give you ou ...
 
A podcast made by an A level politics teacher and editor of alevelpolitics.com to help students studying the subject. Follow me on twitter @patelshop
 
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www.france24.com
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The Scottish Politics Podcast is hosted by Daily Record Political Editor David Clegg who is joined at parliament by a variety of guests from across Scottish politics every Thursday after First Minister's questions.
 
Morningstar UK is a leading provider of independent investment information. Follow us for news, views and education on personal investing, saving for retirement, global markets and economics.
 
The Richie Allen Show is the most listened to independent news radio show in Europe. The show airs Mon - Thurs at 5 PM UK Time & 11 AM Sundays on richieallen.co.uk fabradiointernational.com, triggerwarning.tv and TuneIn Radio. Richie interviews men and women who have vital information that is being suppressed by mainstream media. The show is often controversial but always fair and balanced. Listen now.
 
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Talking migration
Monthly
 
Discussions, debates and interviews on all aspects of the politics of migration.Supported by the Department of Politics and the Migration Research Group, the University of Sheffield. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/politicshttps://mrg.group.shef.ac.uk/Questions and suggestions to c.sandelind@sheffield.ac.uk
 
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Party Games
Monthly+
 
Cutting through the nonsense of British politics, a concise run through events at Westminster and beyond. "Quite funny" as one reviewer put it..
 
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Off The Fence
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UK-based Political talk show by and for millenials. Hosted by James Fox, regularly joined by Alex Maskill and guests.
 
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Fallacious Trump
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Jim and Mark use the insane ramblings of a tiny-handed narcissist to explain logical fallacies. Each episode we focus on a single logical fallacy and, using examples from Trump, UK politics and pop culture, explore how and why it fools people, how to avoid committing it yourself, and how to counter it in an argument.
 
A podcast discussing UK and world politics with an unrepentant left-wing bias. So much for the tolerant left.
 
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Rowena Mason is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan, Katy Balls and Matthew Goodwin to discuss the Brexit party, Change UK and the European elections. Plus: how politics shifted to the right. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
 
Today we joined by author and constitutional law scholar Cory Bretschieder in Rhode Island and Journalist and pundit Emma Burnell in London. In a week in a leading investor said that The UK increasingly resembles an “emerging market” and risks a currency crash should it leave the EU without a deal we ask what happened this week with the car cra ...…
 
Episode 140 - Not much happened over Easter but its ParPolBro duty to look back at them anyway. Plus a look forward at local elections and as there was at least week where nothing changed with Brexit, there's a Brexit update interview with Jonathan Lis (@jonlis1). Who Can I Vote For: https://whocanivotefor.co.uk/ Tiernan's show at Machfest on M ...…
 
Egyptians hit the polling booths for the final day of a vote on a referendum that could extend presdient Abdel Fattah al Sisi's current term and give him a shot at another mandate.We hear from Alaa Salah, the woman in white who has come to represent the powerful participation of female voices in recent protests.And a small South African farming ...…
 
We take a look at the advantages and pitfalls of blocking social media with a view to preventing the propagation of misinformation, this in the aftermath of the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka. Also, two journalists are arrested for covering the Gilets Jaunes protests leading to concerns about press freedom in France.…
 
What's the point of targeting Sri Lanka's Christian minority? There's sadly a long history of suicide attacks in the country's past but the coordinated bloodbath on Easter Sunday is unprecedented. It's been ten years since the country has seen this scale of violence, since a brutal civil war ended with the crushing of Tamil seperatists. How wil ...…
 
So, you may have noticed we've been away. Hope you didn't miss us too much. We thought it was time to explain why. Hopefully we'll be back to regular episodes soon! Soz x
 
Last March, Wayne LaPierre sent a fund-raising letter to his members—an urgent plea for money. LaPierre described an attack on the Second Amendment that is unprecedented in the history of the country. But, in reality, what is endangering the N.R.A. isn’t constitutional law; it’s destructive business relationships that have damaged the organizat ...…
 
More than a year after the death of The Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, bandmates Noel and Mike Hogan speak to Eve Jackson about their final album "In the End," why it's time for the band to say goodbye to fans, and their legacy.
 
If you live in a democracy and think that nothing can really shake it or make it collapse, you're fooling yourself. That's the idea that our guest, Ece Temelkuran, a Turkish novelist, essayist and columnist, develops in her latest book, "How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship." Temelkuran dissects different right-wing ...…
 
IN THE PAPERS - Mon. 22.04.19: We take you through how the press is covering Sunday's Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka - with different analyses on how religion, symbolism and a lack of post-civil war justice played a role. We also see how cartoonists are treating the tug-of-war for power between protesters and the military in Sudan. Final ...…
 
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.
 
Vigilante groups in the UK are tracking down paedophiles and handing them over to the police. Their brand of vigilante justice has led to many successful convictions but their methods, which include publicly shaming the suspects, have raised concerns. Our colleagues at France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's James Vasina.…
 
Pulling from jazz, soul, rock and romanticism to create an alternative, sometimes experimental, often poetic and always original sound, Liv Monaghan is a singer-songwriter and costume designer from the Emerald Isle. Living and working in France since 2012, her latest album "Slow Exhale" was released at the end of last year. She joined us for Pe ...…
 
Washington is reportedly preparing to end waivers on US sanctions for importers of Iranian oil, sending crude prices higher as it steps up pressure on Iran. Also today: new charges are filed against Carlos Ghosn in Tokyo, and demand on the "Black Friday" of the legal marijuana industry proves too high for delivery websites to handle.…
 
Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss Brexit, Margaret Thatcher and apprenticeships
 
Iain and Jacqui kindly interrupt their Easter weekend to talk about terrorism in Sri Lanka, the Notre Dame fire, Nigel Farage’s poll ratings, the Edinburgh Fringe, Diane Abbott’s train tipple, the Mueller Report and David Starkey’s pottymouth. And all in just over an hour!
 
This week on The House, we look ahead to Tuesday's provincial election in Prince Edward Island with two of the party leaders. We also explore racial profiling in Canada with Senator Wanda Bernard. And we ask our In House panel to recap the Alberta election and what to expect in October's federal one.…
 
Insights from three of the world's leading thinkers on how political and societal change happens: presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, 'Nudge' author Cass Sunstein, and philosopher Roberto Unger. Plus, the story of how a bar fight in the House of Commons may have inadvertently changed the course of British political history… Presented b ...…
 
Westminster is in recess, but campaigning has begun for the unexpected European Parliament elections on May 23. Will the Brexit party and TIGs surpass the two main established parties? Why have the Remain parties failed to co-ordinate? And will turnout be crucial? Plus, we discuss Sajid Javid's speech on crime and how the home secretary is usin ...…
 
Westminster is in recess, but campaigning has begun for the unexpected European Parliament elections on May 23. Will the Brexit party and TIGs surpass the two main established parties? Why have the Remain parties failed to co-ordinate? And will turnout be crucial? Plus, we discuss Sajid Javid's speech on crime and how the home secretary is usin ...…
 
Our panel of journalists discuss the week's hottest topics, starting with the blaze of Notre Dame on Monday. Many questions remain about the causes but also around the reconstruction; how long will it take, who should pay for it, and how should it be rebuilt? Also this week, Greta Thunberg brings her youth climate fight to the Vatican, meeting ...…
 
In this edition, how rape has become a weapon of war in parts of Cameroon as separatists fight government troops in the Central African country. Also, Brexit may have been delayed for now but what will it mean for women's rights? We talk to Remain campaigner and feminist, Jenna Norman. Plus, the Iranian who became the first from her country to ...…
 
In this edition, we look at how Puerto Rican entrepreneurs are turning to technology to find ways to avoid the same chaos, death and destruction the country faced following hurricane Maria. We also speak to Marcus Goddard, the head of intelligence at Netexplo Observatory, about this year's main tech trends. Plus, we test DJI's Osmo Pocket that ...…
 
Could Red Sea corals save the world’s reefs? While most corals are very heat-sensitive, languishing if water temperatures rise by as little as 2 degrees Celsius, Red Sea specimens appear to be adapted to a warmer, more salty environment. And these are precisely the conditions that await our oceans as a result of climate change.…
 
Everyone knows France's Cannes Film Festival, but few are aware that hundreds of "little hands" work hard to make it come alive every year. Aline, the head of a sewing school, makes sure that all the celebrities look perfect in their outfits on the red carpet. For the past 15 years, she has been the one everyone calls when there is a little eme ...…
 
What if the luxury sector aligned with the aspirations of society? The age of non-stop plastic is coming to an end. Nicolas Gerlier is the founder of the eco-friendly lipstick brand “La Bouche Rouge”; his business is committed to promoting sustainable development. Thanks to a partnership with Eau Vive Internationale, the company has pledged to ...…
 
Easter is round the corner, Lenten resolutions are soon to be broken and Chopper is away on holiday. So this week The Telegraph’s Brexit Commissioning Editor, Asa Bennett takes the host’s chair to ask Trade Correspondent, Anna Isaac and Brexit Correspondent, James Rothwell to explain where the EU withdrawal process stands with Parliament in Eas ...…
 
This week MATT FORDE – stand-up, ‘Mock The Week’ regular, creator of touring show ‘Brexit Through The Gift Shop’ and interviewer of political heavyweights on his podcast ‘The Political Party’ – joins us to get psephological for the upcoming EU Parliament elections. Should we embrace or fear a vote that Theresa May definitely doesn’t want? Can R ...…
 
This week MATT FORDE – stand-up, ‘Mock The Week’ regular, creator of touring show ‘Brexit Through The Gift Shop’ and interviewer of political heavyweights on his podcast ‘The Political Party’ – joins us to get psephological for the upcoming EU Parliament elections. Should we embrace or fear a vote that Theresa May definitely doesn’t want? Can R ...…
 
Half a decade after over 270 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram, the Nigerian town of Chibok is still haunted by the violence and heartache of the abduction and the memories of the 100 children yet to return.
 
Comedians Benari Poulten and Gastor Almonte join Negin to give their initial takes and takeaways from the recently released (and redacted) Mueller Report. Then they discuss how the Notre Dame fire reflects our own mortality, whether the rebuilding effort is a good use of resources, and one time Negin got stoned in France. This episode is sponso ...…
 
Steve and Cory give a preview of the European Elections fuelled by a love of electoral systems, some outdated polling and a breaking of the podcast's no alcohol rule. The video Cory was talking about which explains D'Hondt can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CU3F3ToIIg The other fun facts about voting systems came from Alan Renw ...…
 
In this Midweek shot, Steve and Cory talk about Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Our logo is designed by James Cram and Dave Depper is responsible for our theme tune, Plucky Good Times.
 
In this week’s edition of the show we ask South Asian historian Audrey Truschke about the state of nationalism in India, the need to rewrite the history books and if there’s any room left for critical thinking.
 
The writer of Line of Duty and Bodyguard explains his approach to writing with authenticity about politics, the police and the NHS
 
On Monday, a fire severely damaged the nearly nine-hundred-year-old Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, one of France’s most beloved cultural landmarks. In the wake of the fire, President Emmanuel Macron delayed a long-awaited speech addressing the French populist political movement known as the Yellow Vests, which has been causing civil unrest aro ...…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss the French response to the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris this week and assess the nation's religious literacy which has been scrutinised in the aftermath. And with European Parliament elections on the horizon, there's the fascinating spectacle of the battle for the pro-Leave vote with UKIP up against Nige ...…
 
Adam Boulton and guests discuss the French response to the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris this week and assess the nation's religious literacy which has been scrutinised in the aftermath. And with European Parliament elections on the horizon, there's the fascinating spectacle of the battle for the pro-Leave vote with UKIP up against Nige ...…
 
The United States is scrambling to contain a measles outbreak that's on pace to be the worst since measles was eliminated in the year 2000. Cases of the disease have been reported in 20 states, but New York has been the epicenter, with most cases stemming from unvaccinated Orthodox Jews. Officials are taking extraordinary measures to stop the e ...…
 
As Paris, and much of the world, continues to reel after the massive fire broke out at Notre-Dame, we explore what the cathedral means to the French. Notre-Dame is much more than a place of worship and a popular tourist destination, it’s part of the heart and soul of the capital and a symbol of an eternal Paris. While it awaits repair, the char ...…
 
With James Forsyth and Katy Balls. Presented by John Connolly.
 
The EU's approval of a flexible extension to the United Kingdom's Brexit date has done little to alleviate business uncertainty across the Channel, and across the Irish Sea. Together with Sinead Lonergan, manager for the business group Enterprise Ireland in France, we take a closer look at what is likely the key dilemma in the Brexit debate; th ...…
 
The government’s plot to stop internet disinformation, the decision by some tech companies to hire thickies who didn’t go to uni, and the scary extension of Brexit until Halloween are the three topics this week. Joining us is Jimmy’s impressive earning power in light of his non-grad status. Image based on Boo Lefou, October 2017 by DaPuglet…
 
In light of the Extinction Rebellion protests, Geoff is honest about his own careless relationship with the planet. There’s a broadside against Co-op for hopping on the corporate virtue signalling band-wagon by de-gendering the gingerbread man. We also look at the increasing pressure on men to look good and how that might end up with women bein ...…
 
France 24 exclusively hosts the first TV debate between the two candidates seen as frontrunners to become the next President of the European Commission -Current First Vice-President of the EU Commission Frans Timmermans from the Party of European Socialists; and Manfred Weber of the European People's Party.The two candidates share their thought ...…
 
Richie is joined by Angela Ray Lacey and Francis LeaderAngela Ray Lacey is a recovering addict. She has been sober for 5 years. When her son was six months old, she put him in the care of a relative as she was unfit to take care of him. He's nine now and she wants to re=enter his life. She had been allowed weekly visits, but they were recently ...…
 
With James Forsyth and Katy Balls Presented by John Connolly.
 
Ecuador sold out WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, letting Britain arrest him for potential extradition to the US. Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with former Foreign Minister Guillaume Long about this historic betrayal, discussing Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno's embrace of right-wing neoliberalism, collaboration with US imperialism, a ...…
 
Ecuador sold out WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, letting Britain arrest him for potential extradition to the US. Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with former Foreign Minister Guillaume Long about this historic betrayal, discussing Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno's embrace of right-wing neoliberalism, collaboration with US imperialism, a ...…
 
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