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Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson makes his first appearance and Rory Stuart his last?
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The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of becoming prime minister?. Help support our...
In the weeks since the Mueller report, nearly 80 House Democrats have called for impeaching the president. But with the 2020 campaign underway, the likelihood of such action appears to be fading. That may be exactly what some Democratic leaders want. Guests: Peter Baker, who covers the White...
Trump, Tory leadership election and an unexpected episode of Line of Duty.
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With Katy Balls and James Forsyth. Presented by Cindy Yu.
Listeners’ leads, digging and a woman on the run? Marit and Neil investigate new clues which have come from you. And they are in Bergen, Norway, answering your questions with special guests crime writer Gunnar Staalesen, forensic pathologist Inge Morild, and Nils Jarle Gjøvåg, head of forensics...
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Some graves hold more secrets than others. No relatives attended her funeral and she had died in terrible circumstances. With Marit Higraff and Neil McCarthy. #DeathInIceValley www.facebook.com/groups/deathinicevalley .
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The Stonewall rebellion in 1969 started a revolution in LGBT rights in the US. Ed Pilkington revisits the story 50 years on with those who were there. Plus: Lucy Seigle on the rise of fast fashion. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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A military crackdown in Sudan has left more than 100 pro-democracy protesters dead, just weeks after the military offered support in overthrowing the country’s dictator. Our colleague spoke with us from Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. Guest: Declan Walsh, the Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times....
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This week, we're doing it a little differently: with thanks to Penguin Random House, James is handing his microphone over to Danny Wallace. Live from The Shaw Theatre in London, the two discuss the secrets of James' bestselling book 'How To Be Right In A World Gone Wrong', now available in...
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Human rights chief says IS captives in Iraq and Syria must be tried or freed. Also: the medical glove that could speed up diagnosis, Mars methane spike and the women returning to their Boko Haram kidnappers.
When journalist Rebecca Reid discovered she was pregnant she didn’t want to wait until her 12 week scan to share her news. But, having told friends, family and even colleagues, at 10 weeks Rebecca discovered she had miscarried. She joins Jane to explain why she doesn’t regret her decision to...
So we’re down to two riders in the ‘Poisoned Chalice Trophy’. I wonder what John Barnes thinks about all this?
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Boris Jonson’s tax cut proposals could cost as much as £20bn a year, according to a new report; Instagram’s Adam Mosseri tells the FT that “window-shopping” will become a core part of the photo-sharing app’s future; and US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to hit Iran with new...
Third in our series about teenage mental health. So far we’ve talked to doctors and teachers, today we hear from the parents. 75% of mental health problems start before a child reaches their 18th birthday. How do parents or carers cope when their child develops an issue and they find...
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With Katy Balls and James Forsyth. Presented by Cindy Yu.
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In 1983, members of an armed gang break into the maximum security Brink’s-Mat depot near London’s Heathrow Airport and escape with £26m in gold. As the pressure mounts, Metropolitan Police chiefs turn to a wily, undercover detective with a reputation for being lucky. Ian Brown is given the job of...
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Memories of a stranger and a smell. Contents of two suitcases take the investigation to southern Norway. With Marit Higraff and Neil McCarthy. Join the conversation: #DeathinIceValley www.facebook.com/groups/deathinicevalley
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Last in the series. Miles Jupp is joined for his final News Quiz in the big chair by panellists Hugo Rifkind, Lucy Porter, Zoe Lyons & Simon Evans to talk about the Conservative Leadership race, Alistair Campbell being expelled from the Labour Party, and WH Smith being the best at being the...
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Introducing Death in Ice Valley – a true story. What can our investigation discover? With Marit Higraff and Neil McCarthy. Starts on 16 April 2018.
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Matt Chorley is joined by Alice Thomson, Eleni Courea and Steven Swinford to debate why Lib Dems need more scrutiny.  PLUS how to beat Boris and MPs' maternity pay. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Exactly three years after the referendum result, it’s clear: Brexit has driven Britain a bit batty. We look into the grand societal divides that the vote exposed. In Istanbul, a repeat mayoral election reaches the same result: the ruling party lost. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer seems...
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The sex therapist Dr Ruth will be discussing porn, vibrators, Vigara and the importance of communication when it comes to great sex. We celebrate the summer solstice with the poet Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and her poem Preface. Why are women asked to undergo painful medical procedures without...
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A stolen yacht was found drifting 12 miles from the coast from Senegal and it looked like it had been drifting for a month. Who had been sailing the boat and why was it here? In this episode of the UK True Crime Weekly Podcast, I track the events leading to this discovery in August...
US Secretary of State in Saudi Arabia as Washington tightens sanctions on Iran; Second time unlucky for Turkey's governing party as they lose a rerun vote in Istanbul; and....the unexpected furry visitor to a family home in Montana that had to be tranquilised by police ...
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Tensions between Iran and America are distracting from Jared Kushner’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. It’s got plenty of dollar signs, but no sign yet of a political solution. We ask why Argentina’s former president is now running for vice-president, and whether Argentines will want...
The Trump administration has been debating a military strike against Iran as tensions with the country escalate. Here’s how we got to this point. Guest: Mark Landler, who covers the White House for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily....
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The recent TV miniseries ‘Chernobyl’ has stirred up debate online about the accuracy of its portrayal of the explosion at a nuclear power plant in the former Soviet state of Ukraine. We fact-check the programme and try and explain why it so hard to say how many people will die because of the...
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The Chinese authorities say they are schools students attend voluntarily. Human rights groups say hundreds of thousands of Muslims are detained there without trial. So what’s really going on inside the mysterious camps in Xinjiang, the majority Muslim province in the far west of China? BBC...
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The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The investigative reporter Juliette Garside and the global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, discuss why journalists are facing rising levels of violence. And: Polly Toynbee on Jeremy Hunt and Boris...
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Catch of the day – searching for a breakthrough. Norway was a very different country back then. Who was Finella Lorck? What was the cause of death? With Marit Higraff and Neil McCarthy. If you are affected by anything in our podcast, you can find details of organisations which offer advice...
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The leader of the Brexit Party joins Christopher Hope in front of a live audience to discuss what it’s like building a new political party from scratch, why British democracy needs “cleaning up” and whether he thinks Boris Johnson has what it takes to become the UK’s next prime minister - plus he...
Tensions between Iran and America are distracting from Jared Kushner’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. It’s got plenty of dollar signs, but no sign yet of a political solution. We ask why Argentina’s former president is now running for vice-president, and whether Argentines will want...
Isabel Hardman takes you through the highlights from Sunday's political shows. Featured on today's podcast are Nicola Sturgeon, Rishi Sunak, Andrew Gwynne, Sir Ed Davey, Liam Fox and Caroline Flint. Produced by Matthew Taylor. 
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Turkey's governing party has lost control of Istanbul after a re-run of the city's mayoral election. Also: Huge protests in Prague demanding the resignation of Czech PM Andrej Babis, and the head of the Ethiopian military has been shot dead by his own bodyguard after an apparent coup attempt in a...
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The crew re-assesses the significance of "lanes" in the Democratic primary and looks at Trump's Iran strategy.
Iran condemns latest US sanctions saying Washington has closed the door on dialogue; Chinese citizens charged over building collapse in Cambodia that killed twenty-eight people; Washing powder advert promoting female empowerment provokes furious reaction from Pakistani religious conservatives.
Hello! England is the only country in the world to have a fully privatised water system. Is it time to bring water back into public hands? We talk to Celia Blauel, Deputy Mayor of Paris, about how the city returned its water system to municipal ownership. Then academic David Hall and Anna Birley...
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Theresa May's Brexit deal is "dead" says Boris Johnson supporter Priti Patel, while Jeremy Hunt urges his Tory leadership rival to take part in head to head debates (Image: Jeremy Hunt, credit: BBC)
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Boris Johnson is the clear favourite to replace Theresa May. He easily made it to the final along with Jeremy Hunt after getting backing from more than 100 Tory MPs. But things have gone a bit wrong for him after his neighbours recorded a row with his girlfriend Carrie Symonds and gave it to...
Join James O'Brien for an exclusive in-depth interview with Frank Skinner
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David Edmonds examines how algorithms are used in our criminal justice system, from predicting future crime to helping decide who does and doesn’t go to prison. While police forces hope computer software will help them to assess risk and reduce crime, civil rights groups fear that it could...
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What if America decided to pull out of NATO? And a trip to 2029 to report on a landmark case in which parents are required to pay damages for sharing images of their children online, and refusing to take them down when the children grow up. Tom Standage hosts For information regarding your data...
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Boris Johnson has said in an interview we should 'prepare confidently for... a no-deal Brexit'. But car parts manufacturers disagree. Why? (Photo: Getty Images)
ML 23N MM. Names, spooks and following the filling. Break the code: www.bbcworldservice.com/deathinicevalley and www.facebook.com/groups/deathinicevalley #DeathinIceValley With Marit Higraff and Neil McCarthy.
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Marit and Neil are to return with Episode 11. They’ll have updates on the investigation and will be answering questions from an audience in Bergen, with guests and live music. Available from 24 June. The show is being recorded on 19 June. For tickets, go to:...
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Washington plans to impose fresh sanctions on Tehran and warns that Iran should not mistake US “prudence for weakness”, Ericsson’s head of US business says the UK’s plan to shut Huawei out of parts of its 5G network makes little technical sense and the US Federal Reserve quizzes Deutsche Bank...
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It's Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears after school one day. Six weeks later detectives arrest her classmate and ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for her murder. He says he's innocent - though he can't exactly remember what he was doing on that January afternoon. But...
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