UK news podcasts

Coronavirus: 100 days that changed the world (part 1)

What began as a mystery virus at a Chinese market in December swiftly became a global crisis. The...

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Is Britain becoming a hostile environment for EU citizens? | Podcast

As Covid travel restrictions begin to be lifted, a new, far less welcoming post-Brexit attitude...

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Boris Johnson's personal coronavirus battle

The PM’s admission to an intensive care ward in London has shocked the nation and left a gap at...

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Election 2019: is Scotland moving towards independence?

Scotland correspondent Libby Brooks tells Rachel Humphreys how the chaos of Brexit has put...

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The secretive scientific committee guiding Britain’s coronavirus response

Following the revelation that Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, took part in the...

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How the disappearance of Madeleine McCann became a national obsession

The disappearance of a three -year-old British girl at a Portuguese holiday resort in 2007...

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The A-levels fiasco

When schools in England closed in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it meant...

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Covid in the UK: a new north-south divide?

Strict new measures have been imposed on cities in the north of England this week in an attempt...

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Will millions of children really be returning to school in June?- podcast

Oliver de Botton is a headteacher of a large state school in Newham, east London. Like many...

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A week of Brexit mayhem – podcast

Anushka Asthana spends a pivotal week in parliament, during which the government lost a series of...

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What happens to a place when its steel industry collapses – podcast

The announcement that British Steel was entering insolvency came as a hammer blow to Scunthorpe,...

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The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist?

The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and...

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Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson?

Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on...

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Meghan Markle: why all the hate?

Victoria Murphy on why the Duchess of Sussex has been subjected to a sustained campaign of...

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Why do Dubai's princesses keep trying to run away?

Ola Salem discusses the divorce case of Princess Haya, who fled to London. Why do royal women...

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The Brexit gamble – podcast

Anushka Asthana looks back on an extraordinary period of chaos in politics since David Cameron...

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Otters, badgers and orcas: can the pandemic help rewild Britain?

Sound recordist Chris Watson shares the birdsong from his English garden, while environmentalist...

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How to have a Covid-safe Christmas

Families across the UK are being allowed to gather over Christmas, even as tens of thousands of...

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Europe\'s third Covid wave

As a deadly third wave of Covid infections sweeps across the continent, Jon Henley reports on how...

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A web of lies: Carl Beech and the VIP paedophile ring

In 2014 Carl Beech claimed he had been a victim of child sexual abuse by high-profile...

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