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The Slow Newscast from Tortoise 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. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise and get access to more of our stories, contribute to our journalism and join us at events in our newsroom, in person and online. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the cod ...
 
Kirat is a successful radio presenter. On Facebook she meets Bobby, a handsome cardiologist. He’s a catch. Soon, they get tangled up in a love affair full of lies and manipulation. Then... Kirat discovers a deception of almost unimaginable proportions. From the makers of Finding Q, this is Sweet Bobby. A live investigation, in six parts, in search of one of the world's most sophisticated catfishers. To get early, ad-free access to each episode, join Tortoise Media. For a 30-day free trial, j ...
 
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Introducing... Hoaxed, the new series from Alexi Mostrous and Tortoise, who brought you Sweet Bobby. In 2014, two children told police a shocking story: that they were being abused by a Satanic cult; a cult headed by their father and by parents and teachers at their school in the wealthy London suburb of Hampstead. The story was a lie. But on the internet, that didn't matter. Hoaxed is an investigation into one of Britain's most serious-ever conspiracy theories. A story about a modern-day Sa ...
 
The original independent news, politics and culture podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously and yet punches well above its weight. Join critically acclaimed & derided hosts Tony Groves and Martin McMahon as they delve into the news of the day, pull apart the spin and bluster and bring unedited corporate free unapologetic realism to the things that matter. in the . There will be shenanigans!
 
The Sensemaker from Tortoise - one story every day to make sense of the world. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise to get access to more of our stories, contribute to our journalism and join exclusive events. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/friend and use the code Claudia50 to get a year's digital membership for £50. Hosted on Acast. See a ...
 
Caroline Criado Perez has spent years investigating the gender data gap – and how women are simply forgotten in a world designed for men. Her best-selling book, Invisible Women, was published to critical acclaim, and Caroline was inundated with readers sharing their own stories of the “default male”. In her brand new podcast Caroline investigates what happens next: how can we close the gender data gap and design a world that works for everyone? Caroline will hunt for missing data, get in fig ...
 
Londongrad: How the Lebedevs partied their way to power is a 6 part series investigating two men – who are at the heart of the story of Britain opening its doors to Russian Oligarchs. Alexander Lebedev is the man with the money and - as we’ll see - with the plan. Alexander’s son, Evgeny, rose from a fixture on the social scene to a seat in the House of Lords. He did it with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s help and against the advice of the security services. There’s never been a story quite l ...
 
A series of in-depth conversations from Britain's most forensic interviewer. Andrew Neil speaks to people with the power to shape events, and to influence our understanding of them. Subscribe to get a new episode every Tuesday. Tortoise members get access to a weekly bonus episode every Friday called Inside the Interview where Andrew reflects on the conversations he has with his guests. You'll also get access to more of our journalism, and invites to exclusive events. For half price digital ...
 
Slow Politics with Matt d'Ancona from Tortoise. Each week, Matt digs deep into one issue, story or person driving the agenda of Westminster politics to tell you the inside story on the people who - often behind the scenes - make things happen. Follow Slow Politics for a new episode each Thursday. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. If you want more slow and considered journalism from Matt, and the Tortoise team, you can join Tortoise as a member to get access to more of o ...
 
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Louise Tickle and Tortoise Media

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In this series we tell the shocking stories of women whose possible homicides go unrecognised, and uncounted, by police. In the UK, we’re told that two women a week are killed by a current or former partner – but these are just the killings we know about. The true toll could be much, much higher. In Hidden Homicides, investigative reporter Louise Tickle uncovers harrowing cases of killers missed, of grieving families ignored by police, of a body left to decay in a hospital morgue, and of sys ...
 
Join James Harding, Editor and Co-Founder of Tortoise Media, and guests as they focus their combined intellectual curiosity and firepower on the biggest challenges of the 21st century. In Season One, James and guests will explore the Battle for Truth through conversations which combine genuine curiosity, civilised disagreement and an unfashionable commitment to listen to each other. Some of these issues are so huge that finding an intellectual foothold is hard. So, they will guide us through ...
 
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Pint-sized Reptiles Podcast

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Pint-sized Reptiles Podcast

James Lewis, Travis Wyman and Jason Miloradovich

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The herptile community is incredibly diverse. However, most of the media tends to focus on the larger, more "in your face" species. 'Pint-sized Reptiles' is taking a different approach. Join James, Jason, and Travis as they turn our gaze to the smaller herps within the community that often get overshadowed by their larger brethren.
 
Daphne Caruana Galizia spent her career uncovering corruption at the highest levels of politics on the Mediterranean island of Malta. As an investigative journalist in this tiny, tightly-knit country her surname became redundant – she was known simply as Daphne. She stood out as a lone voice in an increasingly hostile environment. She endured arson attacks and arrests, until October 2017, when she was murdered in a car bomb attack. In this series, her son Paul Caruana Galizia, returns home t ...
 
The Playmaker from Tortoise - one story every day to make sense of the beautiful game. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take news slowly. We tell stories that really matter, and take time to see the full picture. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise and get access to more of our stories, contribute to our journalism and join us at events in our newsroom, in person and online. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/friend and use ...
 
enVision Together: Going to Our Next Level of Best, is an empowering bi-weekly podcast that inspires listeners to achieve the life of their dreams. On enVision Together: Going to Our Next Level of Best podcast, transparency is the foundation for stimulating discussions from the heart. Dr. Pamela Mshana, host of enVision Together: Going to Our Next Level of Best podcast, is a Christian, mother, speaker, author, coach, and educator (who earned her Ph.D. in Urban Leadership). Her mission is to ...
 
WOVE Inspiration interviews women who “use their voice” to share their stories of overcoming issues such as mental illness, abuse, and many other obstacles in life. Everyone has a story; some good, some not so good. The common factor for guests on WOVE Inspiration are their victorious endings.
 
A show about the hard road to success, as a creative entrepreneur. Based in Oakland, CA, host Reuben Ly – a small business owner turned journalist – travels the country capturing the struggle and success of a diverse range of creators. From award-winning chefs, to craft beer producers, to graffiti artists. Each season captures a different local industry, in a particular place. Working Sunday – because when it's your own business – you gotta do it. -- Social @workingsunday Web: http://www.wor ...
 
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As the UK Government announce a U-Turn and an additional £18bn in cuts, we are rejoined by listeners favourite, Professor Richard Murphy to ask what it all means beyond the schadenfreude. We talk about the economic realities and the political choices ahead, none of which are very attractive. We discuss the impact this creative destruction ideology …
 
As the UK Government announce a U-Turn and an additional £18bn in cuts, we are rejoined by listeners favourite, Professor Richard Murphy to ask what it all means beyond the schadenfreude. We talk about the economic realities and the political choices ahead, none of which are very attractive. We discuss the impact this creative destruction ideology …
 
It's a new season and a new story for the ABC Story Sisters! Join Alexa, Bristol and Charlotte as they dive into a new adventure under the sea, with a modern take on a classic fairytale! ABC Story Sisters season five, The Little Mermaid premieres Tuesday, October 25th, with new episodes each week. For more fun and behind the scenes, follow @abcstor…
 
It was a pleasure to be joined by WTS Podcast Co-host, Graham Merro Merrigan, Latinist Academic, Siobhán McElduff, Sunday Times journalist, Aoife Moore and Mr Election Projections, Harry McEvansoneya.We talked Cllr Crowe's apology to the Traveller Community, Cuba voting for same sex marriage, Brazilian exit polls, the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, Ireland…
 
14 year old Molly Russell viewed images of self harm and suicide on social media in the months before she died. A coroner has now concluded that the content was “unsafe” and it contributed to her death. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered j…
 
You guys, our fantastic members, have asked us to look into the Government switcheroo that is due to take place in December and how inserting a right to housing into the Irish constitution might change things, or not.So we got Constitutional Law lecturer in NUIG, Dr Eoin Daly, to dig into both of these issues. The result is a very informative podca…
 
Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackOn Saturday October 1st at 1pm in Dublin's 3 Arena, Ireland's Future will host the largest public meeting about the plans for a United Ireland that this island has ever seen.Joining us (again) on the podcast is Queens University Belfast Human Rights Lecturer and member of the Ireland's Future Management Committee…
 
In this Reboot Republic, Rory gets the analysis and responses to Budget 2023 from Michael Taft, economist with SIPTU, Head of Social Justice at SVP, Dr Tricia Kielty and Louise Bayliss, of Focus Ireland.We discuss inadequacies in the Budget that will result in poverty and deprivation rates rising, particularly for lone parents, children and other d…
 
Geology, public opinion and even some of her own MPs are opposed to Liz Truss’s plan to lift the ban on fracking for gas. Will it ever happen? Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise to get access…
 
Constantin Gurdgiev returned for what was one of the broadest, but most informative podcasts we've ever done. We discuss events politically and economically in his now home of the US. We look at the ideological barriers to addressing the "cost of living crisis" and the need for long-term thinking and not widening the subsidy net. We also discuss th…
 
After learning shocking data about concussions in women's rugby, Caroline takes a closer look, and discovers an even more widespread and worrying issue. Domestic violence affects one in three women worldwide, and new research suggests many of these women may experience repeated concussions after violent abuse. Caroline meets the people working in t…
 
Join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshackThis Reboot Republic podcast is part of the Budget 2023 special series, and in it Rory talks to Hugh Brennan of the not-for-profit housing developer, Ó Cualann Co Housing Alliance. Ó Cualann is building the only affordable housing for sale to home buyers in the country at the moment.They are building genuinely af…
 
Introducing... Hoaxed, the new series from Alexi Mostrous and Tortoise. In 2014, two children told police a shocking story: that they were being abused by a Satanic cult; a cult headed by their father and by parents and teachers at their school in the wealthy London suburb of Hampstead. The story was a lie. But on the internet, that didn't matter. …
 
This week we were joined by PBP TD, Paul Murphy, Barrister, Seána Grant and Fingal Cllr, Daniel Whooley, for what was a very eye-opening Live Show.We talk about the Fingal Library twitter (J.K Rowling) controversy that saw Daniel wake up to the him been quoted on the front page of the Sunday Times. We discuss the NI Census results, the UN saying th…
 
With a new prime minister to oppose and a general election less than two years away, what’s the Labour leader’s new message to voters? Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you can become a member of Tortoise to get access to more…
 
PBP TD Richard Boyd Barret joined us for the first time since early 2020, so we had plenty to chat about.We discuss the cost of living and housing crises, the upcoming Budget, the radical solutions that are actually just commonsense and his position pre any future general election on the potential for a government of the left. Hope to see lots of y…
 
This Reboot Republic Podcast talks to Sinn Féin spokesperson on housing, Eoin Ó Broin, about their proposals on housing for the upcoming Budget, including increasing capital funding for housing, providing 20,000 public housing, and how that could be done, renters relief, removing investor funds tax breaks, and a referendum on a right to housing.For…
 
Introducing... Hoaxed, the new series from Alexi Mostrous and Tortoise. In 2014, two children told police a shocking story: that they were being abused by a Satanic cult; a cult headed by their father and by parents and teachers at their school in the wealthy London suburb of Hampstead. The story was a lie. But on the internet, that didn't matter. …
 
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng will set out the government’s economic plans in a mini budget. The focus will be on growing the economy. This is how he will try to do it and who will benefit. Tortoise is a news start-up devoted to slow journalism. We take our time to tell stories that really matter. If you want more slow and considered journalism, you ca…
 
Ashlee Fay Branstetter is a motivational speaker, best-selling author, business coach, owner of the Ashlee Fay shopping network and app, and co-visionary of Embrace Your Ambition. Knowing what it was like to feel stuck, broken, and at rock bottom, Ashlee made it her mission to inspire women to courageously step into God's plan for each of them. Ash…
 
While Russian President, Vladimir Putin, announced a partial mobilisation of the Russian army, the Ukrainian Parliament was getting on with their work. Rejoining me from a noisy and busy Assembly floor is MP Lesia Vasylenko. We discuss Putin's latest moves, the heartbreaking uncovering of war crimes as the Ukrainian military retake land that was oc…
 
You'd be forgiven for thinking that our (returning) guest today, Space Engineer, Loay Elbasyouni, would be content with building the helicopter that flew on Mars. But that's not Loay. Now he's set his sights on tackling the problems of powering a permanently manned base on the moon. As you do.We talk about his work, his proud Palestinian background…
 
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