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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Why is Sunak’s election campaign so chaotic?

Why is Sunak’s election campaign so chaotic?

Big beasts have stepped down, a sitting MP has endorsed a Reform UK candidate and the prime minister has already had to have a campaign reset. Peter Walker reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

24 mins

29 May Finished

A journey on weight-loss drug Ozempic

A journey on weight-loss drug Ozempic

The company behind the weight-loss drug has made millions, but without health insurance it is unaffordable for many. George Chidi reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

27 mins

28 May Finished

Damien Hirst and the dates that don’t add up

Damien Hirst and the dates that don’t add up

Guardian investigations correspondent Maeve McClenaghan discusses her investigation into some of the work of the artist Damien Hirst that has been dated to the 1990s, years before it was actually made. Art critic Jonathan Jones discusses the impact Hirst’s work has had on him. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

29 mins

27 May Finished

What should kids be taught about sex and relationships?

What should kids be taught about sex and relationships?

The sex and relationships educator Jo Morgan discusses what she believes a sex education curriculum should look like. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

27 mins

24 May Finished

Rishi Sunak’s big election gamble

Rishi Sunak’s big election gamble

The prime minister has ended months of speculation by calling an election for 4 July. But why so soon? Jonathan Freedland reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

25 mins

22 May Finished

Inside Kharkiv as Russia advances

Inside Kharkiv as Russia advances

Shaun Walker reports on Russia’s recent offensive in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

24 mins

22 May Finished

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