Conspiracy theories and chaos: a week watching GB News Image

Conspiracy theories and chaos: a week watching GB News

26 May 2023 - 28 mins
Podcast Series Today in Focus

GB News launched in 2021 with a mission to disrupt the relatively safe and sedate world of rolling TV news. Heather Stewart spent a week watching the channel to see what it has become today. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

28 mins

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

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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

Liz Truss and her plan to ‘save the west’

Liz Truss and her plan to ‘save the west’

Liz Truss is back – kind of. The former PM of just 49 days has published a book, Ten Years to Save the West. The Guardian’s political correspondent Eleni Courea and breaking news correspondent Martin Pengelly discuss her seeming lack of regret. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

27 mins

17 April Finished

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