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The Story

The Story: the flagship podcast from The Times and Sunday Times. One remarkable story, told in depth, each day.Hosts Manveen Rana and Luke Jones take you to the heart of the story you need to know with exclusive reports and investigations.Plus, each month, William Hague hosts an agenda-setting interview with a key newsmaker or thinker.Discover the story behind the story with world-class journalism from The Times and Sunday Times.The Story is available at the start of your day from Monday to Friday, with bonus ‘Inside the Newsroom’ episodes every Saturday for Times subscribers, available by connecting your subscription via Apple Podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Tracks

The Tory wipeout scenario: Canada 1993
In 1993 the Canadian Conservative party went into the election in power but lost all but two of its seats. A party called Reform came to dominate right wing politics, and went on to merge with the Conservatives. Could the same be about to happen in the UK?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests: -Wayne Hunt, Professor of Politics and International Relations, Mount Allison University in Canada,  and,-Danny Finkelstein, columnist, The Times.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: Times Radio, BBC, CBC, CPAC.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27:49 20/06/2024
The TikTok election wars
It’s being described as the UK’s first TikTok election - so can a flying pig, Cilla Black, and Nigel Farage have the power to change the result on the night?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests:Matilda Davies, Data Journalist, The Times and The Sunday Times.Lara Spirit, Red Box Editor, The Times.Host: Jane Mulkerrins.Clips: TikTok/@uklabour, Sky News, TikTok/@ukconservatives, TikTok/@libdems, TikTok/@nigel_farage, Twitter/@rishisunak. Further listening: Could the 'blue wall' fall?The Green vote, it’s not (only) about the environmentThe UK economy’s broken. Can Labour fix it? Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:45 19/06/2024
The Green vote: every colour of the rainbow?
Who’s voting Green in this election? There’s the fruit bowl analogy - mangos, melons and figs (we’ll explain) - and, more unkindly, the carpark. With sky-high levels of disenchantment driving support, could this be their breakthrough moment? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: -Janice Turner, columnist, The Times and,-Joe Twyman, co-founder and director, Deltapoll.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: Sky News Australia, Times Radio.Further listening: Could the "blue wall" fall?Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25:39 18/06/2024
The new science of ageing and the quest to live forever
The super-rich are trialling innumerable whacky theories to radically extend their lives, from not eating after 11pm to taking hundreds of supplements a day and even blood transfusions from their children. But what does the science tell us? Could some of these ideas actually prove effective? And why are we still so obsessed with the quest that is as old as mankind itself: immortality?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.com/thestoryGuest: Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, scientist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge and author of Why We Die: The New Science of Ageing and the Quest for Immortality.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: WIRED UK, Valuetainment Clips, Diary of a CEO, TalkTV. Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:59 17/06/2024
Could the 'blue wall' fall?
Surrey has always been a bastion of support for the Conservatives but this election the Liberal Democrats believe they stand a chance of taking some of the truest of blue seats. So, what’s changed? We visit Guildford to find out.This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.com/thestoryGuest: Anne Milton, Conservative MP for Guildford 2005 - 2019. Host: Manveen Rana.Further Listening: The UK economy’s broken. Can Labour fix it? Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.ukThe candidates standing in Guildford are – Angela Richardson - Conservative. Sarah Gillinson - Labour. Zoe Franklin - Liberal Democrat. Dennis Saunders - Reform UK. Sam Peters - Green. John Morris - The Peace Party. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27:54 16/06/2024
Planet Hope: Solving hidden hunger with Felix Brooks-Church
This is Planet Hope, a podcast from The Times in partnership with Rolex and its Perpetual Planet Initiative, hosted by The Story as a bonus weekly series each Sunday.Amidst a population of 8 billion, a staggering quarter silently live with hidden hunger every day. And with over a billion people living in Africa struggling to afford a healthy diet, a crucial question remains - how can hidden hunger be eliminated? Environment Editor for The Times, Adam Vaughan is joined by social entrepreneur and Rolex Awards for Enterprise Laureate Felix Brooks-Church to hear how his ingenious system is on track to eliminating hidden hunger.This podcast is advertiser funded. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
43:10 15/06/2024
The UK economy’s broken. Can Labour fix it?
As Election Day looms, the one thing everyone can agree on is that the British economy is in a pretty parlous state. So, what's Labour offereing to get Britain out of its stagflation doom-loop, and will it work?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests: Mehreen Khan, Economics Editor, The Times.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: BBC; Sky News; The Independent; ITV; Forbes; Bayes Business School; Daily MailFurther listening: If the economy’s doing better, why are the ‘vibes’ still off?Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:00 13/06/2024
Football’s civil war: Man City vs Premier League
Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City, England's top club, has launched unprecedented legal action against the Premier League - the league it plays in. With such vast sums at stake, what does it mean for the future of British football - and what of the consequences beyond the pitch? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Matt Lawton, Chief Sports Correspondent, The Times. Host: Luke Jones.Clips: Times Radio, Sky Sports News, Talk Sport. Further listening: Cocaine and kids: The new face of football hooliganismGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26:21 12/06/2024
Young, French, and voting hard-right
French president Emmanuel Macron has called a snap election after his party was soundly defeated by the hard-right opposition in Sunday’s EU elections. The National Rally has been boosted by young voters, personified by the 28-year-old president of the party Jordan Bardella. So why are France’s youth shifting to the right? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Peter Conradi, Europe Editor, The Sunday Times. Host: Luke Jones. Clips: TikTok/@rnational_off, Jordan Bardella, Reuters, AFP, Financial Times, TikTok/@jordanbardella, ABC News, NBC News. Further listening: The far-right plot to overthrow the German stateHow Italy’s hard-right claimed JRR TolkienGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:39 11/06/2024
Why are more young people getting cancer?
It's one of the world's biggest killers but cancer is usually more associated with people in the later stages of life. While that's still largely the case, increasing numbers of younger people seem to be getting the disease. So what could be behind the rise?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.com/thestoryGuests:Molly Guinness, Times Radio Executive Producer.Eleanor Hayward, Times Health Editor.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: BBC; You, Me and the Big C.Get in touch: storiesofourtimes@thetimes.co.ukFind out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:35 10/06/2024
Tracing the origin story of Taylor Swift
From Pennsylvania to New Jersey to Tennessee, The Times’ Megan Agnew spent three weeks on the Taylor Swift trail, discovering the origins of the supersonic star. How does someone go from teenage guitarist to pop phenomenon? Was her fame just luck and talent, or was there a master plan behind it all?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.com/thestoryGuest: Megan Agnew, Senior Features Writer, The Times and The Sunday Times.Host: Jane Mulkerrins.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.com.Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'Further listening: Taylor Swift and the ‘Super Bowl plot’ to swing the election Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:21 09/06/2024
Planet Hope: Respecting reptiles and rainforests with Romulus Whitaker
This is Planet Hope, a podcast from The Times in partnership with Rolex and its Perpetual Planet Initiative, hosted by The Story as a bonus weekly series each Sunday.The Agumbe, known as one of the rainiest places in India and a sanctuary to king cobras, holds one of the last surviving low-land rainforests. However, after years of logging and hunting native reptiles the rainforest, which plays a crucial role key to India’s rain patterns, is under threat. Environment Editor for The Times, Adam Vaughan is joined by one of India’s leading conservationists and renowned herpetologists, Romulus Whitaker, to learn more about the research centres that are bringing hope to the future of the Agumbe and beyond. This podcast is advertiser funded. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
38:51 08/06/2024
From the archive: One man’s mission to meet every Second World War veteran
To mark 80 years since D-Day, we revisit the remarkable story of a young man who travel the world to interview surviving World War II veterans. 25-year-old Rishi Sharma sleeps in a rental car and eats one meal a day, but says it's worth it as he wants the next generation to remember the sacrifices made during the Second World War.This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests: Will Pavia, New York Correspondent, The Times. Rishi Sharma. You can watch Rishi’s interviews on his YouTube channel, ‘Remember WWII with Rishi Sharma’: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRikw4uCjS8ck3O9Mj-N35Q Host: Manveen Rana.  Clips: YouTube, CBS, Participant. This episode was first published on 6th March 2023.This weekend, The Times & Sunday Times have opened the paywall. Read Will Pavia's original report here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
38:34 07/06/2024
France’s #MeToo moment
When the #MeToo movement first emerged in America in 2017, women in France spoke out about their own experiences, but it’s taken until this year to feel things might be changing. Is France’s glittering cinema industry, and society in general, ready to address cultural issues of consent and historical sexual abuse? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Caroline Séquin, Assistant Professor of History at Lafayette College.Host: Manveen Rana.Clips: France 24, Euronews, Golden Globes Youtube, Le Monde, AP News, France Inter, France 2.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30:04 06/06/2024
What the polls teach us about modern Britain
 Is Labour as safe as it seems? Why do some of our votes matter ‘more’ than others? And what do polls tell us about who we really are? We take a deep dive into it all from the man behind the concept of the ‘red wall' - including why Mondeo Man and Worcester Woman aren't all they're cracked up to be.This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'  Guest: Pollster James Kanagasooriam, chief research officer, Focaldata.Host: Manveen Rana.Further listening:Sir Keir Starmer, the man who could be Prime Minister. Nigel Farage is standing. Are the Tories in deep trouble? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30:19 05/06/2024
Nigel Farage is standing. Are the Tories in deep trouble?
Nigel Farage has promised to lead a “political revolt” as he announced his return to frontline politics as the new leader of Reform UK - and as a candidate in the Essex seat of Clacton. The Conservatives are already well behind in the polls - so with the general election now just four weeks away, could this mean disaster for the Tories?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryThe other candidates announced as standing in Clacton so far are:Giles Watling, Conservative Party.Jovan Owusu-Nepaul, Labour Party.Matthew Bensilum, Liberal Democrats. Natasha Osben, Green Party. A full list will be published after nominations close on Friday. Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'  Guest: Harry Yorke, Deputy Political Editor, The Sunday Times. Host: Luke Jones. Clips: BBC Radio 4 Today, Sky News, The Telegraph, Reform UK.Further listen: Sir Keir Starmer, the man who could be Prime Minister  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:41 04/06/2024
Trump is guilty. Will anything change?
He's the first ever former president in American history to be a convicted felon. Found guilty on 34 separate counts, Donald Trump could now face jail. So what does the verdict mean for him personally, for the presidential election and for a deeply divided America?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.com/thestoryGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.com.Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'Guest: David Charter, Assistant Editor (US), The Times.Host: Manveen Rana.Clips: NBC News, Sky News, BBC News, Fox News, RealAmericasVoice. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:23 03/06/2024
Sir Keir Starmer, the man who could be Prime Minister
A week into the election campaign, Labour is leading the polls by around twenty points. If Labour do win on 4th July, Keir Starmer will be moving to No 10. So, what do we know about the party leader? And, after a week of difficult headlines around the selection of candidates, just how has he changed Labour?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Gabriel Pogrund, Whitehall Editor, The Sunday Times and co-author of Left Out: The Inside Story of Labour Under Corbyn.Host: Manveen Rana.Clips: Times Radio, BBC, Labour Party, Plain Jaine' / 'Keep It Light Media, Parliament, LBC.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:21 02/06/2024
Planet Hope: Rekindling our connection to clothing with Denica Riadini-Flesch
This is Planet Hope, a podcast from The Times in partnership with Rolex and its Perpetual Planet Initiative, hosted by The Story as a bonus weekly series each Sunday.If the current trajectory continues, fast fashion emissions are set to surge by 50% by 2030. And with textile production becoming a greater contributor to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined, a crucial question remains - how can the textiles industry harness the power of the circular economy to make global change. Environment Editor for The Times, Adam Vaughan is joined by social entrepreneur and Rolex Awards for Enterprise Laureate Denica Riadini-Flesch, live at the Royal Geographical Society, to hear how she is rekindling our connection to the land and creating societal and environmental change, one stitch at a time. This podcast is advertiser funded. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
43:53 01/06/2024
Rafah, red lines, and the Biden presidency
An Israeli airstrike that killed at least forty-five displaced Palestinians in Rafah has once again focused the world’s attention on the war in Gaza. The White House insists no red lines have yet been crossed. So where is Biden's red line?Guests: Robert S. Ford, Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington, and former U.S. Ambassador to Syria.Host: Manveen Rana.Clips: BBC News; CNN; NBC; C-SPAN; The Guardian; X/Twitter.Get in touch: storiesofourtimes@thetimes.co.ukFind out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'Listen back: What if there’s no ceasefire? Manveen Rana reports from Jerusalem (06 March 2024) - https://pod.fo/e/2242e1 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:58 30/05/2024
Drake vs. Kendrick and the rap beef of the century
Two of the century’s biggest artists are exchanging diss track blows in a beef that has engulfed the internet. But how has rap moved on since the violence of the 1990s? With the rappers’ fiery verbal blows raising allegations of domestic violence and sex abuse – how has it got so out of hand? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'  Guest: Blanca Schofield, Assistant Editor of Culture & Books, The Times and The Sunday Times.Host: Luke Jones. Clips: TikTok, YouTube. Music credits:Alright - Kendrick Lamar/To Pimp a Butterfly/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope.One Dance - Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla/Views/Young Money/Cash Money/Republic.Hotline Bling - Drake/Views/Young Money/Cash Money/Republic.All The Stars - Kendrick Lamar/SZA/ Crowd Pleasers, Vol. II/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope.Swimming Pools (Drank) - Kendrick Lamar/Good Kid, M.A.A.D City/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope.Humble - Kendrick Lamar/Damn/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope. First Person Shooter - Drake featuring J. Cole/For All the Dogs/OVO/Republic.Like That - Kendrick Lamar, Future and Metro Boomin/ We Don't Trust You/Wilburn Holding Co./Boominati/Epic/Republic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26:55 29/05/2024
Could a Labour Government mean the end of private schools?
With the election now just around the corner, Labour says that if it wins, it’ll take away the tax breaks Britain’s private schools have benefited from for years. The introduction of VAT could push fees up by twenty percent, forcing middle class parents out and putting severe pressure on the sector. So why is Labour making this such a key part of its manifesto, and what could it mean for the future of education?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests: Nicola Woolcock, Times Education Editor; and,Oliver Wright, Times Policy Editor.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: Sky News; Herald Institute Media.Get in touch: storiesofourtimes@thetimes.co.ukFind out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:00 28/05/2024
Thames Water: the business model built on sh*t
The state of our rivers is set to be one of the discussion points of the election and time’s ticking on Thames Water’s request for a 56 per cent increase in customers’ bills. As Ofwat mulls that one, it might ask how a company which leaks raw sewage into our rivers managed to rack up unsustainable levels of debt while also paying out dividends to shareholders. Warning: this podcast includes exclusive interviews from those brave enough to take a dip in The Thames.This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Dominic O’Connell, business presenter, Times Radio.Host: Luke Jones.Clips: 5 News, Sky News.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:45 27/05/2024
Hague talks Taiwan and the fight for the world’s most critical technology
Our modern world is built on chips; they control everything from our cars to the stock market, dishwashers to missile systems, computers to - potentially soon - augmented humans. But with China and America battling for control over production - and about ninety percent of advanced chips made in geo-politically sensitive Taiwan - how secure is the future of our world?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Chris Miller, author of Chip War: the Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology and Professor of International History at Tufts University in Boston.Host: William Hague.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25:55 26/05/2024
Planet Hope: Safeguarding West Africa’s last untouched rainforest with Inza Koné
This is Planet Hope, a podcast from The Times in partnership with Rolex and its Perpetual Planet Initiative, hosted by The Story as a bonus weekly series each Sunday.In Côte d’Ivoire, the Tanoé-Ehy Forest stands as one of West Africa’s last untouched rainforests, a refuge for unique flora and fauna. Despite boasting West Africa's highest biodiversity, aggressive human activities have spared only 2% of the country’s forests. Environment Editor for The Times, Adam Vaughan is joined by Primate Conservation Biologist Inza Koné, a 2023 Rolex Awards for Enterprise Laureate, as he strives to restore the balance between nature's resilience and humanity's unchecked greed, offering hope to the endangered wildlife and surrounding communities that thrive in the Tanoé-Ehy Forest.This podcast is advertiser funded. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:48 25/05/2024
Felony or witch hunt: Who told the best story at Trump’s trial?
Donald Trump’s 'hush money' trial is in its final stages as the prosecution and defence teams have both now rested their cases. The jury will return on Tuesday for closing arguments - and maybe even a verdict. This is ultimately a trial of two competing stories. So who told theirs best?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Will Pavia, New York correspondent for The TimesHost: Luke Jones. Clips: ABC News, WPRI, Forbes, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Michael Cohen's TikTok.  Listen to Jane Mulkerrins discussing Stormy Daniels here.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28:37 23/05/2024
Sunak's summer gamble
Rishi Sunak has announced a general election for July 4 after a day of fevered rumour in Westminster. The prime minister addressed the nation from outside No 10 and pledged to “fight for every vote" while Sir Keir Starmer urged people to vote Labour to "stop the chaos". Manveen Rana was at the heart of it all in Westminster. Why now? And are the parties ready?This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuests: Daniel Finkelstein, Conservative Peer and columnist for The TimesPeter Mandelson, Labour PeerTim Shipman, Chief Political Commentator, The Sunday TimesHost: Manveen Rana. Clips: Times Radio.Follow the election campaign live on Times RadioGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35:57 22/05/2024
Could the Butcher of Tehran's death signal danger for the Iranian regime?
President Raisi’s death has been met with celebrations by those who hate the regime and mourning by those who love it. But could the vacuum left by his passing create a moment of danger for the regime’s hardline clerics and open up an opportunity for Iran’s reformers? This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGet in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom'  Guest: Rana Rahimpour, freelance Iranian journalist.  Host: Manveen Rana. Clips: Reuters, BBC News, TODAY, i24 News, Daily Mail.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31:12 21/05/2024
A bloody disgrace: How the infected blood victims were betrayed by a cover-up
After decades of buck-passing and over 3000 deaths the infected blood inquiry published its final report finding that patients were betrayed by 'cover-up'. The chairman of the inquiry said the ‘scale of what happened is horrifying’ and the prime minister has apologised. So, as ministers prepare to pay out billions of pounds in compensation, will this be enough for the families of those affected? Has justice finally been achieved? We ask Sunday Times’s Caroline Wheeler, who helped bring the inquiry about.This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Caroline Wheeler, Political Editor, The Sunday Times.Host: Manveen RanaClips: Parliament TV, Sky News, ITV, 5 News, Infected Blood Inquiry, World in Action, Lord Mayor of Treloar.Get in touch: thestory@thetimes.co.uk Find out more about our bonus series for Times subscribers: 'Inside the newsroom''Death in the Blood' by Caroline Wheeler is available from the Times Bookshop. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41:55 20/05/2024
Why the super-rich are falling out of love with London
The Hinduja family still leads the Sunday Times Rich List. But this year’s list records the largest fall in the billionaire count in the guide’s 36-year history. So why is it happening now and where are the billionaires moving to? Alfie Best, who remains on track to become Britain's first Romany gypsy billionaire, could have the answer. This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today: http://thetimes.co.uk/thestoryGuest: Robert Watts, Contributor, The Sunday TimesHost: Luke Jones Clips: Sky News, Victorian Plumbing YouTube channel, CEOCAST YouTube channel, News GuardianThe Sunday Times Rich List can be found here, with a subscription. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:19 19/05/2024

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