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Time-poor? Never get around to watching or reading the news? Aware you’re not quite as on top of what’s happening in the world as you should be? Well, The Daily News In Brief from SheerLuxe.com is the weekly podcast bringing you the scoop on the breaking news and current affairs you need to know. Subscribe, keep listening and stay informed. You can also get your daily dose of news sent straight to your inbox each morning by signing up to The Daily News In Brief newsletter here
 
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 www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
Starting in Australia and now in the UK, Token is a podcast about marginalised identities. But it's fun - we promise. We talk about race, gender, sexuality, culture, politics and whatever else makes you feel like a token in today's world. The only constants are fun, frank discussion and the freedom to politely ask awkward questions
 
The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
Newsnet.scot's regular podcast is a popular feature of Scottish political debate. reflecting the views of the pro-independence audience, but also tackling UK and international issues. Chaired by former broadcaster Derek Bateman and guests, it aims to encourage discussion of politics without the confrontational tone favoured by today political programmes.
 
Welcome to NewzKidz! A new weekly podcast covering global news stories and current affairs, presented by Rose (age 8) and Zara (age 10). Tune in to hear us talk about what's important in our world today, what's making the news headlines, and why kids should care. You can discuss our stories with your friends, parents and teachers, and let us know what you think.
 
Chris A. has recently immigrated (or *brexited) from the UK to Norway and finds herself in the process of acquiring a new language and culture. Knut M. is a native Norwegian who never has a good answer to the question "where're you from"? In this podcast they investigate all the minor differences that may bring their worlds closer together.
 
Summer-ized Sessions is a renowned event brand in London, which has been running hedonistic house music events for six consecutive years. From humble beginnings as a mix-CD, through weekly radio, to its current incarnation as one of the freshest, most decadent club nights in town, this is a brand that attracts some of the biggest names in Underground House, Tech-house, and Techno. Coming off the back of their first tour in 2019 - landing at premier spots across the UK such as Mint Warehouse ...
 
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The number of performers at Milan’s famed La Scala opera house who have tested positive for the coronavirus has risen to 21, even as the theatre was forced to close due to new government restrictions aimed at curbing the virus’ resurgence. La Scala spokesman Paolo Besana confirmed Tuesday that 18 members of the world-class chorus and three woodwind…
 
The fictional comic character Borat Sagdiyev has finally been adopted as a cultural ambassador for Kazakhstan, in spite resisting the embrace of the mustachioed reporter for years. The central Asian country's tourism board has used the catchphrase "very nice" as a slogan for an advertising campaign. However, it has taken over a decade for Kazakhsta…
 
It's that time of year when many households are bristling with stressed students frantically trying to study and prepare for exam season. And every-time exams are on, with all the associated stress, it makes me wonder how blunt an instrument of measurement exams are. Ben Fogle, adventurer, documentary maker and wilderness conqueror.. the climb Ever…
 
Fear is on the march. All over the world citizens have surrendered basic freedoms to the state in order to be protected from Covid-19. Good government has become not just important but a matter of life and death. But the assumption that Western governments have any advantage over the rest of the world is questionable: ask yourself, where would you …
 
Hundreds of cafes, restaurants and councils in England have taken it upon themselves to provide free meals for children this half-term. It comes after the government rejected a motion proposed by footballer Marcus Rashford to extend the voucher scheme. But whose responsibility is it to provide food for children during school holidays? On this editi…
 
**Guido's Lounge Cafe Broadcast #452 Odd Vibrations Vol.4 ** Already the fourth Odd Vibrations and I must say I loving those Odd ones more and more! I hope you do to my dear listener, let me hear what you think :) *For track lists and more info on the artists: https://www.facebook.com/guido.van.der.meulen*…
 
Victoria Derbyshire has apologised after saying she would break the rule of six in England so her family could celebrate Christmas together.The BBC presenter previously told the Radio Times her family of seven knew the risks and would be "sensible" but "we have to be together at Christmas".However, she later said her comments had been "wrong" and "…
 
Listen above as David Farrar and Shane Te Pou discuss the day's news with Heather du Plessis-Allan on The Huddle President Donald Trump's nomination of his Kiwi staffer for the OECD top job has divided New Zealand's political parties. Chris Liddell, who was born in Matamata and went to Mt Albert Grammar, has been put forward by Trump to the positio…
 
The central England city of Nottingham is the latest part of England to be put under tightened restrictions as part of a three-tier system to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The news came as Britain announced 102 new deaths of people with COVID-19. Its official total is almost, 45,000, the highest toll in Europe. Local authority leaders in Nott…
 
Founders of a "ground-breaking" new app launching in Auckland today are promising to put New Zealand on the map for providing the best healthcare in the world. It comes after reports of a looming healthcare crisis with nearly half of the country's GPs expected to retire in the next eight years. Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit New Zealand, there hav…
 
Spark's decision to bundle Sky Sport Now, at a discount, with its own Spark Sport could be "the first white flag" in its media strategy, Jarden head of research Arie Dekker says. In Dekker's view of the six-month deal, "there is a distinct possibility that this is the first step in a process in which Spark can offload its sporting rights". Dekker h…
 
The sale of Wellington's National Library books is set to resume despite being put on hold till after the election About 57,000 books from the Overseas Collection at Wellington's National Library are to be sold for $2 per book at a Lions and Rotary sale in the Hutt Valley. The Library and Information Advisory Commission's David Reeves told Heather …
 
International music artists are creeping back on to summer festival line-ups, after getting government exceptions to enter the country. They have decided two weeks in isolation is worth it for the first chance to play to a crowd. When London drum and bass producer Alix Perez launches his tour in Wanaka this weekend, after arriving a few weeks ago, …
 
Sky says it has reached a deal with Spark that will see Spark offer Sky Sport Now streaming service offered as a $49.99 per month bundle with Spark Sport from November 16. Spark Sport costs $24.99 per month (with some Spark mobile and broadband customers able to claim a $5 rebate), while Sky Sport now costs $49.99 per month (although it can fall to…
 
Melburnians will soon get their first taste of freedom as lockdown restrictions ease tonight. This step comes as the Australian state of Victoria records its second day with no new cases or deaths today. Australian Medical Association's Victorian President Julian Rait told Heather Du Plessis-Allan he's confident the states contact tracing and testi…
 
There are concerns about what Islamic children are learning from unqualified or inexperienced teachers at mosques. International Muslim Association of New Zealand president Tahir Nawaz is calling for Islamic curriculum to be taught in intermediate and secondary schools. He told Heather du Plessis-Allan parents of Muslim children want them to retain…
 
A passenger, one of nine Australian women dragged off a Qatar Airways flight in Doha, has revealed the horror of the invasive examinations Qatari authorities conducted after the discovery of an abandoned baby inside the airport’s bathroom. Speaking to the Guardian Australia, Kim Mills said she was one of nine women taken off the flight bound for Sy…
 
Eight days away from their election, I remain surprised that the Democrats chose Joe Biden. And rather than having my surprise wane over time, it actually just keeps increasing. Even today, when we have a video emerge in which Joe Biden appears to forget Trump’s name. Now, there is a dispute about how bad that moment is for Biden because it turns o…
 
The Guardian US reporter Kenya Evelyn grew up in Milwaukee, in the swing state of Wisconsin. She recently returned to see how this year’s pandemic, recession and Black Lives Matter protests are shifting the city’s politics. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocusBy The Guardian
 
Melbourne, the city at the epicentre of Australia's coronavirus epidemic, will move out of lockdown this week after the Victoria state health department on Sunday reported no new cases and no deaths due to the virus for the first time in more than four months. Announcing the relaxation of restrictions at a news conference on Monday, Victoria Premie…
 
Some good news to come out of Covid-19. The teacher shortage is easing here due to people coming back from overseas, and other jobs being less secure. School teachers are the biggest returning profession. Secondary Principals' Association Vice President Vaughan Couillault told Kate Hawkesby there's been a history of school teachers getting a few ye…
 
Two American politicians are going against the grain to run a more civil election campaign. While presidential contenders Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been trading insults, the two candidates for Utah Governor have released a joint ad, where they discuss what they agree on. Democratic candidate Chris Peterson told Kate Hawkesby social media has …
 
On Tuesday 3 November 2020 the 59th quadrennial US presidential election takes place – but what will America decide? Will Donald Trump defeat Joe Biden to secure a second term in the White House? Or has his Democratic opponent done enough to win over US voters? On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we hear from Americ…
 
In a state bloodied by decades of armed rebellion, Thounaojam Herojit became one of India’s most deadly police officers – killing more than a hundred people. Then, he became something rarer still: an executioner who wanted to tell the world about his crimes. By Raghu Karnad and Grace Jajo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/…
 
This week on NewzKidz we talk about the US Election, the latest news about the Coronavirus pandemic, how NASA is trying to put a mobile phone network on the moon, why slime might be good for us, and what Unblocktober is all about. Lastly, Zara reviews one of her recent reads, “When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit”.…
 
Seventy years ago tens of thousands of North Korean troops invaded South Korea. Over the next three years one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th Century claimed millions of lives. On a more positive note, though, the Korean War helped precipitate social change in the United States. Following President Truman’s Executive Order 9981, the Korean c…
 
In this episode of the LibDem Podcast we talk to the new Chief Exec of the Welsh LibDems Claire Halliwell alongside Cllr Jo Watkins & candidate Chloe Hutchinson. The LibDem have always had an MP in Wales for over a hundred years until 2017, we discuss how we intend to fight back, the extraordinary work of Kirsty Williams and winning in the Welsh Se…
 
In South Africa, racial tensions have been heightened in some rural areas, particularly after the murder of Brendin Horner, a young white farm manager. Cases like his have led to claims of ethnic cleansing. But as President Ramaphosa pointed out, the killings are cases of criminality, not genocide. Andrew Harding went to the small town of Senekal t…
 
Nuala McGovern speaks with truck drivers and farmers in the United States as they share their thoughts on how their lives and livelihoods have been under the past four years of the Trump presidency. Wisconsin is known as America’s Dairyland. It’s an important state in this election, where the vote could go either way, and where more than one in ten…
 
Kiwi Company Laybuy are going strength to strength. Recently the company took on a deal with football giants Manchester United. Laybuy listed its first quarterly business update, noting soaring demand not just in New Zealand but also Australia and the UK. Purchases have increased by more than 160 percent. Laybuy Managing director Gary Rohloff told …
 
The British government on Wednesday put another 1.4 million people into England’s tightest coronavirus restrictions, but faced growing criticism that its piecemeal approach to curbing the outbreak is sowing division and confusion. Dan Jarvis, mayor of the northern England city of Sheffield, said that the South Yorkshire region will face Tier 3 rest…
 
Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend denied introducing Britain's Prince Andrew to underage sex partners in a defensive and combative deposition made public Thursday, calling the prince's accuser an "awful fantasist". "Are we tallying all the lies?" Ghislaine Maxwell asked during the 2016 deposition, saying she could not recall taking Epstein accuser Vi…
 
Former Health Minister Jonathan Coleman claims it would be a risky move to give Labour MP Peeni Henare the role of Health Minister. Henare has openly told people he's keen for the role. Coleman says if he were Jacinda Ardern - he wouldn't give the job to Henare. He says Ardern will see a lot of Henare behind the scenes, which we don't see. He says …
 
Hopes to swearing-in on Te Tiriti o Waitangi can be an option for MPs in the future. New Green MP Ricardo Menendez March has come under fire on social media, after saying on Twitter, he wasn't looking forward to swearing his allegiance to the Queen. He told Heather du Plessis-Allan there needs to be a conversation about constitutional transformatio…
 
The Race Relations Commissioner says iwi would do a better job at running prisons than corrections. Meng Foon says the way prisons are run has not proven effective for Maori, with incarceration rates not moving, so it's time to try something different. He says iwi have the ability to offer wrap around services that corrections doesn't, with land fo…
 
A former Republican strategist says yesterday’s presidential debate was a 180 degree turn for Donald Trump. Trump's gone head-to-head with Democratic challenger Joe Biden in a toned down debate - the last before next month's presidential election. Scott Jennings told Heather Du Plessis-Allan Trump won the exchange... because he let Biden talk. He s…
 
If exporters meet new requirements - they can now start shipping cattle overseas again. An independent review launched after Gulf Livestock 1 capsized last month has found changes are needed. They include restricting the number of animals on board vessels, daily veterinary reports during voyages, a focused inspection of ships entering the country, …
 
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