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The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
 
The authoritative source for independent rigorous high-quality academic research on UK-EU relations. Listen to our Brexit and Beyond podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-941630307 #Brexit #Brexit2016 #Economy #Brexitfacts #politics #Europe #podcasts #JohnCurtice #Generalelection #TheUKinaChangingEurope #partypolitics #Brexitvote #Facts #BrexitBreakdown #Parliament #EuropeanUnion #Referendum2016 #Leave #Remain #impartial #news #UnitedKingdom #AnandMenon #SimonUsherwood #NorthernIreland # ...
 
Have you ever wondered what the House of Lords does, how it works and who makes up its membership? Subscribe to our new podcast and be the first to hear from members and staff of the House of Lords as we explore what is happening and what it is like to be a part of the UK Parliament. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Welcome to this award-winning podcast series from the UK Parliament. In the series, writer and comedian Meera Syal guides you through the people and processes of the UK Parliament – what Parliament is, how Parliament scrutinises the work of the Government, and how you can get involved. In this politically impartial series, Meera is joined by staff from the House of Lords and the House of Commons, including Regional Outreach Officers, Clerks, Committee Specialists and Doorkeepers, who talk ab ...
 
Each week Christian MP Tim Farron unpacks the murky world of politics and encourages believers around the UK to engage prayerfully. Tim will share what life is like in Parliament, which issues Christians should care about and what you can do to make a difference. Tune in every Tuesday at 5pm or download the podcast from your chosen podcast provider.
 
From politics to the workplace our culture is changing. Unfortunately it is not going in the right direction. I will be giving you my take on current affairs that are defining our culture. I am known for telling it the way it is and not afraid to challenge the establishment. I have had Depression and Anxiety for over 30 years and been very successful in my life. Not surprisingly mental health wellbeing is a passion of mine. I am a Public Speaking Coach and a Mental Wellbeing Facilitator. I w ...
 
The Constitution Unit conducts timely, rigorous, independent research into constitutional change and the reform of political institutions. Our research has significant real-world impact, informing policy-makers engaged in such changes - both in the United Kingdom and around the world. On this channel, you will find the audio recordings of the Constitution Unit's past events.
 
We are living in a pivotal global moment. The world is radically changing, are you? According to international scientists, 2030 is a point of no return, an unprecedented looming economic and existential threat to humanity - an inconvenient truth becomes an undeniable reality. In a world on fire, plagued by the worst global pandemic in over a century, we face unparalleled inequalities and menacing deep divides. Our Future hangs in the balance. If you are worried, you are not alone. The latest ...
 
Welcome to Committee Corridor, the podcast that brings together Members of Parliament from the different select committees in the House of Commons to interview experts and discuss the most pressing political, social and economic matters facing the UK today. In this new series from the House of Commons, join Tom Tugendhat MP, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and his fellow colleagues from across the political spectrum to gain a deeper insight into the issues that the cross-party select ...
 
This podcast is for those people who want to improve their English and at the same time learn more about life in the U.K. It is aimed at intermediate level learners of English and is recorded, using everyday conversational English, by a group of volunteer teachers from a charity, the St Augustine’s Centre, based in Halifax, Yorkshire. We work particularly with Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants and we hope this podcast will help those wanting to settle here and eventually become British C ...
 
Nathan Eckersley is diving deep into the biggest political news and current affairs impacting young people, new episodes published every Monday. A real-life political encyclopaedia; on his podcast you’re going to learn something new and hear different opinions from around the world about the biggest issues. Nathan Eckersley records The Nathan Eckersley Podcast live from Manchester every Sunday afternoon, from 3pm-4pm (UK) on W!ZARD Radio Station. Listen to the live broadcast on: www.wizardra ...
 
Each week, Squiz Shortcuts gives you the backstory to the big news stories. In the usual Squiz tone, we'll keep it short and sharp, and opinion-free. If you're interested in the news but sometimes find there is a whole lot of assumed knowledge which makes it confusing and time-consuming to get across - Squiz Shortcuts is for you. The Squiz is your shortcut to being informed.
 
Risk dictates modern society. How we interact with one another and technology is mediated through clashes of ideas and personalities across the media landscape. The Risktopic Podcast is an exploration of some of these issues, underpinned by observations from a PhD student studying Risk reporting.
 
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. 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's a podcast that can’t get enough of experts ... and we want to hear from you too
 
A podcast dedicated to digital marketing and social media insights for government and public sector pros. Interviews with marketing and communications leaders working in government and public life as well as social media news and top tools and apps wrapped up in the hosts own musings about digital transformation in government communications. The Public Sector Marketing Show is hosted by Joanne Sweeney, founder of the Public Sector Marketing Institute and author of Public Sector Marketing Pro ...
 
On 20 May 2020, the UK Government published its much anticipated draft legislation (the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill) which aims to provide greater opportunities for company survival and better returns for creditors during and after the COVID-19 emergency. The Government intends to ask Parliament to expedite progress of the Bill. This short podcast mini-series contains five episodes, with each focusing on one of the key reforms proposed.
 
BetaTalk is the recent winner of the British Renewable Energy Awards 2020 communication category “which recognises an organisation who has done most to enhance awareness or championed positive change for renewables or clean technology with key opinion formers: parliament, government or the public”Nathan Gambling known as BetaTeach on Twitter discusses energy and the transition to low carbon technologies such as solar thermal and heat pumps with some of the best renewable engineers. He is uni ...
 
Podcast co-hosts, Thelma Walker, a retired head teacher, and Tom Widdicombe, an old hippy, take a weekly look at some of the political developments on the left side of the political spectrum. Our podcast aims to provide a safe space for the Left, where our guests can talk freely about their views and ideas. If you would like to get in touch, or if you have questions for Thelma and Tom, or our guests, please contact us at thelmaandtom@gmail.com If you would like to contribute towards the prod ...
 
Welcome to Brexit: The Final Countdown, your weekly discussion, debate and analysis on Brexit brought to you by the Express. With a lineup of impressive guests each week, Brexit: The Final Countdown seeks to be your trusty companion as we negotiate the deal, the Cabinet, the Government, Parliament, Europe and almost everything else as the deadline approaches. Always informative and mostly funny, join us as we countdown to March and beyond.
 
Jonny Bentley and Adam Bragan are two British twentysomethings with an interest in all things politics. Pints & Politics aims to deliver an analysis of Britain's politics in a fun and digestible manner, as if you were having the discussion in a British pub! Breaking down current affairs, debating ethical issues and looking at America from afar. Debating. Educating. Entertaining (hopefully!).
 
Two academic experts join The Conversation's politics editor, Laura Hood to discuss the key election issues. We’ll of course be talking about Brexit, but we also want to get to grips with the kinds of issues you’d normally expect to hear about in an election, like the state of the economy and what each party has to say about immigration, the NHS and schools. We’ll keep you updated on who’s ahead in the polls. And we’ll also cut through the spin of what’s dominating the headlines.
 
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Queen Elizabeth’s coffin is now resting at a cathedral in Scotland after a solemn, silent vigil held by her children, led by the new King. Also, Ukraine raises its flag over territory it has reclaimed. Kyiv’s forces make stunning new gains in the northeast as Russia’s defenses crumble. White House official John Kirby joins to answer if this a turni…
 
The death toll from Hurricane Ian surges to at least 104 people as urgent rescues are still underway and emergency crews track down survivors. Also, an exclusive CNN report from a key city just recaptured by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States joins to discuss the latest from the war zone. Plus, developments in the Oath Keep…
 
In this episode of the Too Hard Basket series, we dive into the taboo topic of domestic violence and its impact on children's development. How can an exposure to domestic or family violence in the home impact a child's ability to learn and build positive relationships? And what needs to be done to make meaningful change?…
 
Jacob Rees-Mogg has the dubious honour of joining Christopher Hope at the Conservative Party Conference in the wake of the government's 45p tax cut U-turn. The Business and Energy Secretary scoffs at the idea that the Chancellor should resign, has strong words about how he'll approach China in his new role and declares that he would be more than ha…
 
The fall sitting of parliament is in full swing, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau facing off for the first time against new Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre. And the hottest topic for debate remains how to deal with the affordability crisis.Today, Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos is back on the pod to talk about what’s on the agenda in Ottaw…
 
Brazil is headed for a run-off vote later this month, after former president and left-wing candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won the first round of the presidential election… but failed to reach the 50 percent of votes needed to clinch an outright majority. The incumbent, President Jair Bolsonaro, fared better than opinion polls predicted. The fa…
 
Australia's consumer monitoring body is warning Australians and businesses affected by the Optus data breach to be on the lookout for scam messages that are already circulating. Experts are urging the government to consider more robust legislation to protect the sensitive information of Australians.
 
The issue of migration across the Mediterranean is told in a new Netflix movie "The Swimmers" which is premiering at top film festivals. It tells of Syrian sisters who risked drowning in the Aegean Sea - and how one then went on to participate in the Olympic Games. It aims to portray the Syrian refugee in a different light to that often reflected i…
 
Jake Scott is the Chairman of the young Conservatives magazine The Mallard. He is also a a Governor of the Birmingham and Midlands Institute, which was established by an Act of Parliament in 1854 to defend and further the cultural life of Birmingham; the Chairman of the Young Victorians, the youth organisation of The Victorian Society; and the Head…
 
Nathan Eckersley is diving deep into the biggest political news and current affairs impacting young people. This week he is live from the Conservative Party Conference 2022 in Birmingham and he wants your opinions on if Liz Truss can 'get Britain moving'? Plus he is joined by the Chairman of the young Conservatives magazine The Mallard, Jake Scott,…
 
The death toll of from a stampede at a soccer stadium in Indonesia's East Java province has been revised down to 125. The deaths occurred in a riot which will go down as one of the world's worst stadium disasters of all time. FIFA has described the tragic incident as a dark day for football, as high profile football managers expressed their condole…
 
It's a 2-for-1 deal on Chopper's Politics guests, as both Michael Gove and Jake Berry join Christopher Hope live at the Conservative Party Conference. After causing a stir on the broadcast rounds on Sunday morning, former Cabinet minister Michael Gove gave Prime Minister Liz Truss more headaches by calling for the decision to scrap the 45p top rate…
 
Today’s show focuses on Hurricane Ian’s frightening devastation in Florida. With homes destroyed, lives lost, electricity not fully restored, and rescue efforts still underway, Dana speaks with FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell and Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio about recovery efforts after one of Florida’s largest storms on record. D…
 
Coming up in this week's episode: UK MOD, Home Office, Virgin Media and four other organisations 'named and shamed' by ICO for failures to respond to Data Subject Access Requests, Optus data breach update, Hacktivists uniting to take action against Iran, Canadian Border Agency data breach, Seattle Childrens Hospital data breach, Financial survey sh…
 
Ian is striking South Carolina after making landfall again as a Category 1 hurricane. Piers are collapsing as emergency officials warn the storm remains an extreme threat right now. This comes as the massive scale of Ian’s destruction in Florida is still being revealed. Also tonight, Vladimir Putin is vowing victory after annexing one fifth of Ukra…
 
It's nearly fifty years since the Native American actress, Sacheen Littlefeather, was booed at the Academy Awards for protesting about Hollywood's portrayal of Indigenous people. Now she has been the guest of honour at an Academy event, celebrating the work of Native American artists and reflecting on the industry’s past.…
 
For decades, Quebec voters made the choice between the provincial Liberal Party and the Parti Québécois (PQ).But in 2018, that changed. François Legault led the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) to a landslide victory by offering voters an option between the Liberals' federalism and the PQ's focus on sovereignty.On Monday, the province heads back to th…
 
As Britain's economy descends into apparent chaos, Prime Minister Liz Truss and her finance minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwazi Kwarteng, have been conspicuous by their absence. However, Ms Truss agreed to do a series of short interviews with BBC local radio breakfast show presenters across the UK. It didn't go well.…
 
Urgent rescues are underway as Florida suffers from catastrophic hurricane destruction for miles and miles leaving homes shredded and entire communities underwater. Ian has regained strength and is now a hurricane again, taking direct aim at the Carolinas and Georgia, threatening more homes and lives with devastating winds, storm surge, and floodin…
 
Julian Jessop, Economic Fellow at the Institute for Economic Affairs, joins Christopher Hope to talk about what went wrong for Trussonomics, and why he believes it's a case of fleshing out the plan, not about doing a U-turn. Also on the podcast, Restore Trusts' Zewditu Gebreyohanes takes Chopper through her concerns about the National Trust and why…
 
In this session, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP took questions from opposition leaders and other MSPs in the chamber. You can find out more about the Parliament at http://www.parliament.scot/, and transcripts of FMQs are available on our website: https://www.parliament.scot/chamber-and-committees/what-was-said-and-official-reports/what-was-said…
 
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