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Today in Focus

Podcast Series Today in Focus

Hosted by Michael Safi and Helen Pidd, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday. Today in Focus features journalists such as: Kiran Stacey, Pippa Crerar, Alex Hern, Peter Walker, Luke Harding, Andrew Roth, Shaun Walker and Jim Waterson. The podcast is a topical, deep dive, explainer on a story in the news, covering: current affairs, politics, investigations, leaks, and scandals. It might cover, for example, topics such as: the environment, green issues, climate change, the climate emergency and global warming; American pol...

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Could a row over a council house bring down Angela Rayner?

Could a row over a council house bring down Angela Rayner?

Keir Starmer’s deputy is facing questions over the sale of her former home. But do voters care? Gaby Hinsliff reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

27 mins

24 April Finished

Sudan’s forgotten war

Sudan’s forgotten war

While conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine have captured global attention, the civil war in Sudan has been largely ignored. That can’t be allowed to continue, says the Guardian’s Nesrine Malik. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

27 mins

23 April Finished

Where does the Cass report leave trans teenagers?

Where does the Cass report leave trans teenagers?

Dr Hilary Cass’s review of NHS gender identity services has been published. Amelia Gentleman reports on what it means for children at the centre of it all. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

36 mins

22 April Finished

The chilling policy to cut Greenland’s high birth rate

The chilling policy to cut Greenland’s high birth rate

In the 1960s the birthrate in Greenland was one of the highest in the world. Then it plunged. Decades later, women have finally begun speaking out about what happened. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

31 mins

19 April Finished

Can Rishi Sunak create a smoke-free generation?

Can Rishi Sunak create a smoke-free generation?

MPs voted this week to ban anyone aged 15 or younger in 2024 from ever buying cigarettes. If the legislation passes and is enacted, it would be a world first. Ben Quinn reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

24 mins

18 April Finished

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