Guardian Focus podcast
The race to save Peter Kassig - audio12/19/14
Listen to the story behind the Guardian's exclusive story on the daring but failed attempt to free American aid worker Peter KassigShiv MalikMustafa KhaliliPhoebe GreenwoodSpencer Ackerman
Guardian Focus podcast: are Britain's roads safe for...
With the toll of cycling casualties growing, Hugh Muir asks what needs to happen for roads to become a safer place for bikesHugh MuirJames RandersonPeter WalkerPeter SaleJason Torrance
Guardian Focus podcast: England's riots and the prospect...
Only half of those who took part in the summer riots said they felt a part of British society. We hear from five young Londoners on how they see their futures and their place in societyHugh MuirPeter Sale
Guardian Focus podcast: famine in Somalia
The Horn of Africa is experiencing a food crisis and the UN has declared famine in parts of Somalia. What does the relief effort look like? And what comes next?David BullMadeleine BuntingXan RiceClaire Provost
Guardian Focus: Is forcing people to learn English fair?
With rules obliging migrants to speak English being fought out in the courts and with cuts to the provision of English as a second language coming into force this week: we ask if the government should be forcing people to speak EnglishHugh MuirAlan...
Guardian Focus podcast: The Metropolitan police crisis
After another resignation at the top of the Metropolitan police, we ask what's going wrong and how to ensure the mistakes of the phone hacking scandal are not repeatedJenny JonesHugh MuirPeter SaleDavid Gilberston
Guardian Focus podcast: Northern Ireland's sectarian...
This week's podcast explores what recent clashes in Belfast means for the provinceHugh MuirPeter SaleHenry McDonald
Media Talk podcast: News of the World closes as News...
Alan Rusbridger, Nick Davies, Roy Greenslade and Janine Gibson discuss the impact of the phone-hacking scandal on NI and the newspaper industryDan SabbaghAlan RusbridgerJanine GibsonRoy GreensladeNick DaviesIain Chambers
Guardian Focus podcast: Do we do right by our elderly?
The Dilnot commission report attempted to determine who should pay for elderly care. We talk to some elderly people and their carers and ask why older citizens get such a raw dealHugh MuirPeter SaleAmelia Gentleman
Guardian Focus podcast: What does the future hold for...
On 9 July, southern Sudan will become an independent state. What are the development challenges and opportunities facing the new country?Madeleine BuntingXan RiceClaire Provost
Guardian Focus podcast: Unions strike back
As the spending cuts start to bite, trade unions are planning strike action. We ask if there are more effective negotiation techniquesHugh MuirDan MilmoPeter Sale
Guardian Focus podcast: Wimbledon and the state of British...
We give millions to the Lawn Tennis Association every year to get more people playing and to improve elite performance. Hugh Muir asks if it's workingHugh MuirOwen GibsonPeter Sale
Guardian Focus Podcast: How will the changes to budget...
Hugh Muir talks to health experts to find out how the changes to the way the NHS is financed will affect its service and where the necessary savings can be madeSarah BoseleyHugh MuirRandeep RameshPeter Sale
Guardian Focus podcast: Are we on the brink of a new...
The World Bank says soaring food prices have already pushed millions more people into extreme poverty this year. We examine what is being done to combat the problemMadeleine BuntingPeter SaleClaire ProvostFelicity Lawrence
Guardian Focus podcast: Scottish sectarianism
Hugh Muir explores the reasons for the apparent upsurge in religious hatred in Scotland. How much deeper than the football matches between Celtic and Rangers does this go?Hugh MuirPeter Sale
Guardian Focus podcast: SlutWalk marches
Thousands of women in Canada and the US have already marched in a movement provocatively called SlutWalk. But are they advancing feminism or harming it? Our expert panel debates the issue before a series of marches in the UKTracy McVeighJulie...
Guardian Focus podcast: The coalition's impact on...
On the first anniversary of the coalition government, Hugh Muir and Martin Wainwright visit David Cameron and Nick Clegg's constituencies of Witney and SheffieldHugh MuirIain ChambersHarry PhibbsMark PackMartin Wainwright
Guardian Focus podcast: Are the Olympics creating enough...
Hugh Muir asks whether the target of getting 70,000 unemployed Londoners into work through London 2012 is being achievedHugh MuirDave HillPeter Sale
Guardian Focus podcast: What role can tourism play in...
The World Tourism Organisation argues that responsible tourism can play a significant role in eradicating poverty and meeting the millennium development goals. But is it right?Madeleine BuntingPeter SaleClaire Provost
Guardian Focus podcast: The nuclear debate after Fukushima...
George Monbiot, Helen Caldicott and Laurence Williams join host James Randerson to debate the future of the UK's nuclear programme following Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant disasterPeter SaleHelen CaldicottIan SampleJames RandersonGeorge Monbiot
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