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Based on his live one man show Rock N Roll Politics, the broadcaster and author, Steve Richards, takes a weekly behind the scenes tour of UK politics and the media that shapes the way we view the epic political dramas. The future is ridiculously unpredictable and the past is so easy to misread. Subscribe to your weekly guide through seismic times.
 
Scottish politics dissected from a left, pro-independence stance. Each week, award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Lesley Riddoch chews over the week’s news with former media lecturer and Dundee United fan, Pat Joyce. If you like intelligent, quirky chat about Scottish society and culture, and Scottish, UK and international politics analysed from a Scottish perspective; this podcast is for you.
 
Law Pod UK covers developments across all aspects of civil and public law in the United Kingdom. It is brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row with presenters Rosalind English and Emma-Louise Fenelon. More info on our highly recommended podcast on the UK Human Rights Blog.
 
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Alan Green discussed the commodities super cycle on the UK Investor Magazine Podcast as it began at the beginning of 2021. Since then, major commodities indices have increased dramatically with copper touching 10 year highs and Oil breaching $70. Demand for commodities is increasing as economies reopen after the pandemic and under investment in com…
 
Today’s episode is about the investigation into the death of Joseph Wootton. Was it an accident, or was it a murder? As although his peculiar death was resolved in a court of law and the culprit caught, the question which stumped the Police wasn’t how did he die, but why? Murder Mile is researched, written and performed by Michael J Buchanan-Dunne …
 
Manchester City are the Premier League champions after Leicester beat Manchester United at Old Trafford to hand City their third title in four years. Steve Crossman is joined by a whole host of guests to assess some of the key performers this season and how unlikely their success looked at the start of the season. Plus, Guillem Balague explains tha…
 
Cutting-edge semiconductors are the most complex objects that humans make. Host Hal Hodson and Tim Cross, The Economist’s technology editor, delve into the secretive science that powers a growing portion of economic activity and the world-leading yet precarious work of TSMC—the company that dominates chipmaking. The pandemic has exposed vulnerabili…
 
We like tackling the big questions at Chopper's Politics, and no, we don't just mean "When can Christopher Hope and the team get back to the Red Lion?". So here are a few we're getting stuck into this week. Professor Matthew Goodwin from the University of Kent grapples with "What's the point of the Labour Party?" in a Britain less dictated by class…
 
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe for a roundup of the major stories in La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1. Plus the introduction of brand new feature Barry’s Bundesliga Bulletin. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod…
 
Tension in the holy city of Jerusalem has been rising for weeks, amid the attempted eviction of Palestinians and a march by Jewish nationalists. Yesterday it erupted into the worst violence in years, as Hamas rockets fired at Israel from Gaza prompted retaliatory air strikes. A cyber-attack that shut down one of America’s largest fuel pipelines ref…
 
Forty years after the death of reggae singer Bob Marley, British writer and dub poet, Benjamin Zephaniah, remembers the day Jamaica came to a standstill for the singer’s funeral. Bob Marley was laid to rest on the 21 May 1981, 11 days after dying from skin cancer. The extraordinary day saw the island come together to mourn their most famous son – a…
 
On the last Monday Night Football of the Season, David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville to discuss the story of Fulham's relegation from the Premier League following their 2-0 defeat to surviving club Burnley. They also share their eagerly awaited teams, managers and players of the 2020/21 season.…
 
Mark Chapman is joined by Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith for the Monday Night Club. The panel discuss if there is more to Sergio Aguero’s missed panenka penalty and whether Thomas Tuchel has found out the best way to play against a Pep Guardiola side. Ahead of Leicester's trip to Manchester United, the team discuss whether Brendan Rodg…
 
The results of the elections are in: The Tories increase their Parliamentary majority with a by-election win in Hartlepool, the SNP came up short of a majority in Scotland and Lozza lost both his race and his deposit. James and Toby have plenty of analysis. We then turn to Auntie Beeb’s “hug” expert, they debate who will be more sorry in five years…
 
Thousands are dying each day amid vaccine shortages. Would a patent waiver save lives? Jayati Ghosh of the University of Massachusetts Amherst says liberating IP is an urgent moral issue. Richard Hatchett, CEO at CEPI, disagrees. Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Edward Carr, our deputy editor, and economics columnist Ryan Avent. For full ac…
 
Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom, Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand as the panel look back on a busy weekend of Premier League action and assess the outside contenders for Gareth Southgate's England squad. | PART ONE: Good week for... Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton in top-four race (04:27) | PART TWO: Bad week for... West Ham, Leicester and Tott…
 
The current political situation is like the best political thrillers where nothing is quite what it seems...a contrast to Brexit which was a rollercoaster thriller but all of it on the surface. There were no mysteries. There are lots of mysteries now. If we don't crack them on the podcast we will do so live on Wed night....Rock N Roll Politics is s…
 
Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, is celebrating a wave of election victories for his Conservative Party in the north of England. But in Scotland, pro-independence parties continue to dominate. Judges in Germany have demanded that the government take a more radical approach to climate change; their ruling could shake up climate policy around…
 
When a computer system installed by the Post Office went haywire, it led to the convictions of scores of subpostmasters for theft and false accounting. Lives were wrecked. But after a devastating ruling by the court of appeal, the full truth can now be finally told about the extent of the great Post Office scandal. Help support our independent jour…
 
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Tottenham defender Alan Hutton, former Cardiff striker Robert Earnshaw and Ben Haines from 90min to reflect on a dramatic weekend of Premier League football. Manchester City were unable to seal the Premier League title after their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea and Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Aston Villa.The pane…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the rise of e-money, ten years after Spain’s indignados protests (10:03) and “the brothers Karamazov” on stage (17:36). Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/podcastoffer See acast…
 
Guests include Labour's Carwyn Jones, Conservative Glyn Davies, Plaid Cymru's Elfyn Llwyd, Laura McAllister, who is a Professor of Public Policy and Governance at Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre, Labour's Jeremy Miles, Plaid leader Adam Price and Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies, Valerie Livingston -- who runs the political consult…
 
In this week's late night episode we give our immediate reaction to the results of the Holyrood election trying to make sense not only of what it means to the political parties but also its impact on the path to indyref2 and Scottish independence. We also take a look at the Hartlepool by-election,and what it might tell us about Tory pro union strat…
 
What does the SNP’s win mean for Scottish independence? And why has Keir Starmer sacked deputy leader Angela Rayner from her job as chair of the party? SOUND THE KLAXON! It's an emergency Electioncast / Newscast with a stellar Scottish line up of Adam, Laura K, Nick Eardley and Iain Watson.Studio Director was Raj NarayanasamyAssistant Editor: Sam B…
 
We’ve officially reached the ‘business end of the season’, so what are the secrets to delivering performances when the stakes are at their highest? West Ham remain in the thick of the European chase and we hear from their keeper Lukasz Fabianski. We also talk his old club Arsenal and the soul searching required in North London after their Europa Le…
 
Mortgage providers are refusing to follow new guidance intended to help hundreds of thousands of people who are unable to sell or re-mortgage their flats because of the cladding crisis. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, RICS, issued the guidance to its members across the UK just two months ago. But Money Box has learned that despite bei…
 
Frank Skinner's on Absolute Radio every Saturday morning and you can enjoy the show's podcast right here. Radio Academy Award winning Frank, Emily and Alun bring you a show which is like joining your mates for a coffee... So, put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy UK commercial radio's most popular podcast. This week Frank has a new TV show idea and…
 
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