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It has almost been 300 years since Sir Robert Walpole arguably became the first holder of the office of Prime Minister in 1721 - an office which today is under scrutiny like never before. The Prime Ministers series of 55 podcasts brings to life all 55 of Britain's 'First Among Equals' through interviews with the authors of all 55 essays in Iain Dale’s new book The Prime Ministers: Three Hundred Years of History. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne and Henry Pelha ...
 
How can we make government work more effectively? What are Brexit and the current political tumult doing to our institutions? Is Britain's Constitution able to withstand the strains of 21st Century social, political and technical change? What needs to change in our system of government – and how can we change it? Find out in the weekly podcast from Britain’s leading governmental think tank, where we analyse the latest events in politics and explain what they mean. Every week on INSIDE BRIEFI ...
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
Have you ever spent hours looking for something you simply lost? How about a hundred years? How about looking for a missing airplane? Or a vanished civilization? Every other Monday, Gone searches for everything lost. From D. B. Cooper to the Holy Grail, the Etruscan language to early Russian cosmonauts; if it disappeared, we’re looking. After all, just because something is gone, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
 
The Number 10 Podcast chronicles the life and times of British Prime Ministers and important political events that have lead us to where we are now. With regular fortnightly historical episodes, group discussions, topical debates and interviews; you need look no further for your regular political fix, or to learn something new.
 
Journey into the underworld of American organized crime and the stories behind the rise and fall of the most notorious mobsters in history. From Charles “Lucky” Luciano and John Gotti, to Donnie Brasco, “Bugsy” Siegel and Dutch Schultz–Mafia explores the lives of our greatest gangsters and the cops and attorneys who worked to bring them down.
 
A biography of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. It was written by the man who served as Macdonald's private secretary from 1882 to 1891. - Summary by TriciaG
 
“Just Something About Her with Jennifer Palmieri” is hosted by the former communications director for the Obama White House and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. Palmieri explores why — after decades of making steady progress — women find themselves banging up against the same glass ceilings. The show features interviews with powerful women from business, politics, the arts and journalism to learn how they found a way to break through and create their own path to success.
 
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The ongoing hostilities between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza are not expected to end anytime soon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, adding it “will take time” to restore “calm” in the country. Israel remains resolved to fight the “terrorists” entrenched in Gaza, Netanyahu said in a televised address on Sunday after a week of figh…
 
Acting Prime Minister this week is LGBT+ campaigner Jayne Ozanne. The former government adviser opened up about what it was like to go through years of conversion therapy. From exorcisms to hospitalisation and even thoughts of suicide, Jayne explains why she hasn't stopped campaigning to get it banned. Ms Ozanne also tells podcast host Paul Brand w…
 
Julia Gillard was the first (and only) female Prime Minister of Australia when she served from 2010 – 2013. During her term, she received especially harsh and vulgar criticism from fellow politicians and constituents, culminating in one of the most memorable moments in Australia's Parliamentary history: what's come to be known as the "misogyny spee…
 
Everyone's Wilson's Daryl Crouch talks about how loving Jesus leads to loving the Church, as well as loving your local church. Denison Forum's Jim Denison updates the situation between Hamas and Israel, as well as how Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a Christian, is leading out of his faith.
 
Frank Costello, also known as the «Prime Minister of the Underworld», was an Italian-American gangster and crime boss. He was the head of the «Luciano Family», a very powerful crime family of New York. He was a close associate of the Sicilian boss Charlie «Lucky» Luciano. Costello was politically quite influential and wielded immense power. He was …
 
In the latest episode of our new series profiling the prime ministers that experts believe accomplished most during their time in 10 Downing Street, Charlotte Lydia Riley chooses Harold Wilson, whose forward-looking premiership came to define the progressive 1960s. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
His week that was – Mr Kevin HealyPalestinians fighting back against land theft by Israeli settlers – Rawan Arraf – director of Australian Centre For International JusticeBishop George Browning writes a letter to Scott MorrisonTamil Genocide Day May 16 – ongoing today in Sri Lanka – BarathanProgress report on nuclear weapons ban treaty – Associate …
 
William Law, Arab Digest editor is in conversation with Tarek Megerisi, a policy fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations. Libya has a new government and a new prime minister but has the situation there improved as dramatically as some would like to think? Tarek takes a long hard look at the new regime and sees old patterns, old faces …
 
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