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Guardian political columnist John Harris hosts a cast of voices from up and down the country as well as across the political spectrum to analyse the week’s political news. For US Politics with Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, make sure to search 'Politics Weekly America' wherever you get your podcasts
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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!).
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The election has pushed the main political parties to join TikTok, but they're taking different strategies in their videos for the platform. We discuss how and why they're doing it with digital media expert Tim Gatt of Tiga Consultancy. Hosted by Stephen Carroll and James Woolcock. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, dissects Iran's intricate power structures and its enduring protests, with significant implications for both Iran and the broader Middle East. The discussion pivots around the death of Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's president, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader since 1989. The episode features insights from Jason …
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Victims of the contaminated blood scandal finally got some of the justice they have been seeking this week when Sir Brian Langstaff published the final report of his inquiry. The Guardian’s John Harris speaks to the Greater Manchester mayor, Andy Burnham, who has campaigned for those affected by the disaster and was the health secretary from 2009-1…
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Both the Conservatives and Labour are trying to make the case that they are the party of business; and that the other side can't be trusted on the economy. Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves is putting her business endorsements centre stage whilst Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is emphasising the need to 'stick to the plan', and touting his party's track …
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Rishi Sunak has set a date with the British electorate - the 4th of July. Now the dust has settled on the Prime Minister's announcement, we're taking a look at the central issue of the economy in this campaign. Bloomberg's Head of Economics and Government Stephanie Flanders and our Associate Editor Ailbhe Rea join us to discuss how the data and the…
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In a twist that has left political pundits and voters alike scrambling, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called for a UK general election on July 4th. This unexpected announcement comes at a time when many believed the election would be delayed until November. The move has sparked a flurry of reactions and speculation about the motivations behind suc…
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Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for Thursday 4 July. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey to ask why now. And, what happens next …. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodOleh The Guardian
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UK inflation is down to 2.3%, with Tory and Labour frontbenchers scrambling to grab the narrative. And while the Conservatives may be down, they're hoping the economy will mean they're not out. We talk prices, interest rates and the jobs market with Bloomberg Economics' Chief UK Economist Dan Hanson and whether the data can move the dial. Hosted by…
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A seven-year inquiry into the infected blood scandal says the deaths of more than 30,000 people infected with viruses whilst receiving NHS care were preventable. But how did it happen and what can those in charge do to stop something similar happening again? Bloomberg's James Woolcock and Cara McGoogan, author of a book on the disaster, join the po…
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey discuss the infected blood scandal as the final report is published on Monday. Plus: could inflation figures released on Wednesday give the Conservatives a desperately needed boost?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodOleh The Guardian
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Iran's President and Foreign Minister were among nine officials killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in the country's northwest. Foul play isn't suspected, but it will now mean a change in Iran's top leadership at a fractious time in the Middle East. Our EMEA News Director Rosalind Mathieson and Head of Bloomberg's Iran coverage Golnar Motevalli …
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In Glen's Steps: A Journey with Dementia is a deeply personal and heartfelt podcast series that explores the impact of dementia on Glenroy Brown, a man of remarkable character, and his family. Through candid conversations, personal reflections, and expert insights, we share the journey of his life, from his early years in Jamaica to his current exp…
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Labour leader Keir Starmer set out six 'first steps for change' in a speech in Essex today, kicking off his bid to lead the country. We get the details from Bloomberg's Associate Editor Ailbhe Rea. Plus, political marketing expert Benedict Pringle shares his thoughts on how the campaign is cutting through. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Yuan Potts. …
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The Labour leader has managed to stem a potential showdown with trade union leaders this week over wording on a workers’ rights deal. If this is a dress rehearsal for Labour in government, how has Keir Starmer and his party fared? The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the columnist Polly Toynbee and Marc Stears, a former Labour party speechwriter…
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The government has rejected some of the key recommendation of a Treasury committee report into sexism and misogyny in the financial services industry. Our equality reporter Olivia Konotey-Ahulu brings us details of the government's response. It comes after MPs narrowly passed a bill which could see lawmakers arrested for violent or sexual assault b…
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The UK government wants to tell a positive economic story about trade. The problem is Saudi Arabia, a country investing billions in Britain, has been given a "deplorable human rights record" by groups like Human Rights Watch. Our Saudi Arabia bureau chief Christine Burke explains how Riyadh has emerged as a global player, why five UK ministers are …
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The Guardian’s Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey talk about Rishi Sunak’s big speech on security and how he hopes to draw a dividing line between the Conservatives and Labour. And Keir Starmer will meet union bosses on Tuesday but anger is brewing over Natalie Elphicke and rumours about Labour’s plan to water down pledges on workers’ rights. Help suppo…
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After suffering heavy losses in the local elections, the Prime Minister is attempting to reset his party's agenda with a speech focusing on national security and defence. Is Sunak right to warn the UK is facing some of the most dangerous years in its history? We discuss with Samir Puri, Associate Fellow at Chatham House. Hosted by Lizzy Burden and …
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In this episode of Mid Atlantic, host Roifield Brown dives deep into the unfolding crisis in Haiti, a nation with a rich yet tumultuous history. From its days as the world's richest colony to becoming the first black republic and now one of the poorest countries, Haiti's journey has been marked by resilience against relentless adversity. Joining us…
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Andy Haldane says we all need to take more risk. The former Bank of England chief economist, semi-endorses Rachel Reeves's "Securonomics", but says government, individuals and businesses need to be bolder if we're to grow faster. NIESR are also looking to the future. Deputy Director Stephen Millard tells us the government cannot afford autumn tax c…
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The Conservatives have been left bloodied after a devastating set of local election results. This week, John Harris speaks to councillors about what’s really going on for them in their area. Plus, he speaks to the Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff about another Tory defection to Labour, and the Labour party’s attempt to take the crown for economic r…
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The UK's Supreme Court has just ruled on a case involving £37 million worth of silver salvaged from a shipwreck in the Indian Ocean. Argentum Exploration, which found the trove, had staked a legal claim to it, but the South African government successfully argued it was rightfully theirs, and shouldn't be subject to a court ruling in the UK. Bloombe…
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Data this week is likely to show the economy improving. But Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves says the Conservatives are 'gaslighting' Britain. Our Senior Economy Reporter Philip Aldrick was at her speech. We ask him if the numbers back up the shadow chancellor's claims, and whether an improved economy could save the Tories? Hosted by Caroline Hepker…
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Description: In this episode of Mid Atlantic, join host Roifield Brown in Birmingham and guests Leah Brown in Broadstairs, and Tonye Altrade in London, as they analyse the dramatic outcomes of the UK's 2024 local elections. Labour is celebrating its noteworthy victories in the West Midlands and London, while the Conservative Party grapples with sig…
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In the first of our Politics Weekly Westminster episodes, the Guardian’s political editor Pippa Crerar and political correspondent Kiran Stacey go over the big wins and losses from the local and mayoral elections. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspodOleh The Guardian
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Early results from England's elections paint a gloomy picture for the Tories. We dissect the numbers and hear from polling guru John Curtice of Strathclyde University and government minister Andrew Griffith. Plus, UK government reporters Ailbhe Rea and Joe Mayes on what it all means for the upcoming general election and Rishi Sunak's job security. …
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The Guardian’s political editor, Pippa Crerar, and the political correspondent Kiran Stacey help you kick off your week with the stories you need to know from inside Westminster Subscribe on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod…
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As voters in England and Wales prepare to head to the polls tomorrow, we zoom in on the London mayoral race. We hear from the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Green parties on their plans for the city, while Bloomberg's senior UK government reporter Alex Wickham brings us the details on Labour's campaign. Hosted by Caroline Hepker and Stephen Car…
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In the run-up to the local elections this week, the Guardian columnist John Harris is in Thurrock where the council has amassed more than £1.5bn in debt since 2022. He speaks to people facing swingeing cuts and asks whether the vote on Thursday will make any difference to their lives. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/polit…
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After Humza Yousaf declared his intention to step down, Ipsos Scotland's Managing Director Emily Gray discusses the frictions within the SNP, the party's polling and leadership options, and if the trouble at Bute House changes election campaigns run in Westminster. With Bloomberg anchors Caroline Hepker and Lizzy Burden. See omnystudio.com/listener…
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A diplomatic row has erupted between the UK and Ireland over migration policy, after Rishi Sunak said the increase in asylum seekers going from the UK to Ireland was a sign his Rwanda deportation deterrent was working. Our Dublin bureau chief Jennifer Duggan and senior UK government reporter Alex Wickham explain the background to the dispute, and t…
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In this weeks "Mid Atlantic," host Roifield Brown and guest expert Mouin Rabbani explore Palestinian politics, with a special focus on the Palestinian Authority and Fatah under Mahmoud Abbas's leadership. They look at the historical evolution of Fatah, the pivotal roles within the Palestine Liberation Organisation, and the controversial dynamics be…
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Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf is facing a vote of no confidence after ending a power sharing agreement with the Green Party. The challenge has seen opposition MSPs from the Scottish Labour and Conservative parties unite against him too. We ask former chief of staff to Nicola Sturgeon, Liz Lloyd if he can survive. Hosted by James Woolcock and…
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Our analysis of data from Reed Recruitment shows employers are offering fewer flexible and hybrid-working positions, potentially making it harder to bring people back into the job market. Tackling what the government calls 'sick note culture' and reducing the benefits bill is a key priority for the PM. Bloomberg reporter Irina Anghel walks us throu…
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Rishi Sunak has said it is his ‘moral mission’ to end Britain’s sicknote culture. The Guardian’s John Harris speaks to the disability campaigner Hannah Deakin and the New Economics Foundation’s head of social policy, Tom Pollard, about why the current system is failing people. Plus, the political correspondent Kiran Stacey runs us through the lates…
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The Prime Minister wants to spend more on defence, but do his numbers add up? We discuss the cost of Rishi Sunak's Warsaw pledge with Ben Zaranko from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. While the PM's away, it was the turn of Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden and Labour's Deputy Leader Angela Rayner to fill in at PMQs, which featured jibes about l…
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Rishi Sunak's bill calling Rwanda a safe place to send migrants is set to become law after the House of Lords passed it last night. Bloomberg's Ailbhe Rea discusses what happens next, and what the policy might actually deliver after years of wrangling. Plus, checks on the EU food goods coming into Britain are set to be imposed next week. We ask Bri…
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Thames Water now says it needs to spend nearly £20 billion by 2030 on fixing the water and sewage system, but the company appears to have little prospect of being able to raise the money. Our energy and environment reporter Jess Shankleman and distressed debt reporter Lucca de Paoli unpack the latest turn in the water firm's crisis. Plus, Bloomberg…
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Welcome to this episode of the MidAtlantic podcast where we look at the news and views for both sides of The Atlantic. I'm your host, Roifield Brown, and joining me today are a panel of keen observers from across the globe: Kate Smurthwaite and Tonye Altrade from London, Michael Donahue from Los Angeles, and Zee Cohen Sanchez tuning in from Nevada.…
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Having helped to repel Iran's attack on Israel last weekend, we discuss the UK's initial reaction to Israel's retaliation overnight with Bloomberg's EMEA News Director Rosalind Mathieson. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says no one wants escalation, but after six months of a war in Gaza, is the conflict destined to grow? Plus, can being cool rub off? We…
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UN data shows 3.2% of the global population are international migrants and in a year of global elections it's a hot political issue. Bloomberg's Senior Economy and Government Editor Alan Crawford joins us to talk through what's at stake. In the UK, much of the debate centres on the government's controversial Rwanda bill. We discuss the legislation …
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How much should Britain get involved in the conflict in the Middle East? The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the columnist Gaby Hinsliff and former national security adviser Peter Ricketts to talk about the fallout from Iran’s attack on Israel at the weekend. Plus, John talks to Gaby about smoking bans, NatCon and Liz Truss’s new book. Help sup…
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Jeremy Hunt tells Bloomberg that interest rate cuts and an improved economic situation will help lift voters' moods ahead of a general election, adding to speculation about an autumn vote. We bring you our interview with the Chancellor, as well as the first Prime Minister's Questions after the Easter recess. Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer traded barb…
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Host Roifield Brown is joined by Michael Kaplow from the Israel Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., to dissect recent developments in Middle Eastern geopolitics. They focus on the intense dynamics following Israel's recent military actions against an Iranian consulate in Syria and the consequential Iranian missile barrage. The episode delves into the…
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The latest UK Jobs data saw unemployment jump to a six month high. Bloomberg's economics reporter Irina Anghel joins us to talk through the figures. Plus, the government has announced legislation to criminalise the creation of deepfake images and videos as part of plans to tackle violence against women. We speak to Women and Equalities Select Commi…
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In this episode of "Mid Atlantic," host Roifield Brown speaks with seasoned journalist and former head of the BBC in London, Jane Mote. They discuss the challenges facing the BBC, including financial pressures from its traditional license fee model and the broader decline of traditional media in the UK amidst digital transformation. Moat emphasises…
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UK jets helped Israel to fend off Iran's first-ever direct attack over the weekend, but Foreign Secretary David Cameron is now urging restraint from the Israeli government in its response. We discuss the foreign policy challenges with Bloomberg Managing Editor Adam Blenford, and Julie Norman, Senior Middle East Fellow at RUSI. Any escalation in the…
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Several banks have started offering the opportunity to bet against Thames Water's debt. It's the latest sign of an impending crisis at the UK's biggest water supplier, after it was labelled 'uninvestable' by its own shareholders. We talk through the company's options and what they could mean for customers and the government, with Bloomberg's Tasos …
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The local election campaign is in full swing, but Rishi Sunak can't escape his own splintered party, with Boris Johnson grabbing the headlines with a speech in Canada. We ask Bloomberg UK Government Reporter Ellen Milligan how it's going for the PM. Labour meanwhile are determined to stick resolutely to their message of 'no complacency'. But what w…
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