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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...

Series Episodes

New towns and old ideas: Labour’s housing plan

New towns and old ideas: Labour’s housing plan

What are Labour’s proposals for fixing the housing crisis? Robert Booth reports from Hitchin, North Hertfordshire. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

33 mins

24 June Finished

Election Extra: hope (within reason)

Election Extra: hope (within reason)

Labour has begun to hint that its ambitions in government will go beyond what it has promised in its manifesto, and sources have told the Guardian of plans to look at redrawing wealth taxes. Archie Bland reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

10 mins

21 June Finished

Has Clacton fallen for Nigel Farage?

Has Clacton fallen for Nigel Farage?

He claims he could be prime minister in 2029 but first he has to become an MP. Will it be eighth time lucky for Reform’s leader? Esther Addley reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

34 mins

21 June Finished

Election Extra: All bets are off

Election Extra: All bets are off

The Conservatives have been hit with further irregular gambling allegations and the party’s campaigns director has taken a leave of absence. Archie Bland reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

10 mins

20 June Finished

The Lib Dems’ surprising strategy to breach the blue wall

The Lib Dems’ surprising strategy to breach the blue wall

The Liberal Democrats began their campaign with eye-catching stunts, but it’s tactical voting that may help them breach the blue wall. Peter Walker reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

26 mins

20 June Finished

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