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The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.

The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.

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The Sky News Daily gives you the story beyond the headline. Putting people at the heart of our storytelling with added insight and analysis from our team of specialist correspondents and expert guests, we shine a light on a topic of the day with clarity and authority. Published every weekday.

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English


Episodes

Too hot to handle - but we must get a grip

7/23/2021
Cooling down our climate is no easy feat, but it's a necessary one for the billions of people who face ever more frequent and furious heatwaves due to climate change. It's estimated that by 2050, the energy demand from air conditioners will triple, and an air conditioning unit will be sold every single second. But a higher demand for AC equals a higher production of greenhouse gases - causing even more heatwaves. So how do we break the vicious cycle and find a happy medium? On this...

Duration:00:26:19

Can homophobic policies win elections?

7/22/2021
In Hungary, a crackdown on the civil liberties of the LGBTQ+ community has been passed by the government. Measures include banning the depiction of homosexuality to under-18s in TV programmes, adverts and education. An incentive for this is the upcoming election in Hungary. But why could this win the government votes and keep them in power? And why in the past have populist leaders targeted the LGBTQ+ community? In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan is joined by reporter at Politico, Lili...

Duration:00:23:08

Women in power: Sexism, stereotypes and diversity in politics

7/21/2021
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, Australia and New Zealand's first female prime ministers discuss their journeys to the top and the hurdles still faced by some women. Julia Gillard and Helen Clark join us on this episode as part of a special series looking at the impact women globally are making on society. Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie Joyce Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers Podcast producer - Lauren Pinkney Interviews producer - Tatiana...

Duration:00:26:59

StoryCast '21: EP 10/21 On Stage with Amy Winehouse

7/20/2021
In 2021, Sky News is marking some of the century’s biggest news events through the personal stories of lives defined by unforgettable moments from the last 21-years. Episode 10 of the 21-part series is On Stage with Amy Winehouse. Three days before Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning, she made her final stage appearance alongside her Goddaughter and musical protégée Dionne Bromfield. Now for the first time, Dionne reveals the ‘Aunty Amy’ only she knew. A decade since Winehouse’s...

Duration:00:21:08

Branson, Bezos, Musk: The billionaire space race but what's in it for us?

7/20/2021
On 11 July, Sir Richard Branson became the first billionaire to reach the edge of space – beating his rivals Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk – but are these just flashy joyrides or will space tourism take off in our lifetime? On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we are joined by retired NASA astronaut and International Space Station commander, Leroy Chiao, and our US correspondent Greg Milam. Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie Joyce Podcast producer - Nicola...

Duration:00:26:07

Tokyo 2020 and COVID – are Olympic dreams worth the risk?

7/19/2021
On 8 July, organisers announced that the Games would go ahead without spectators due to rising coronavirus cases. But will the rewards outweigh the potential costs - both financial and in terms of health? On the Sky News Daily podcast, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Amy Borrett from our data and forensics team, modern pentathlete Samantha Murray talks about what competing at London 2012 meant to her, and Sky's Tom Parmenter and Sophia McBride speak about the safety measures being taken in...

Duration:00:23:21

The feminist solution to climate change

7/16/2021
Women and girls are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change than men. But with the right resources, could women and girls actually be a solution to climate change? On this week's episode of Sky News ClimateCast, hosts Anna Jones and Katerina Vittozzi explore the role education and family planning play in the fight against climate change. They meet Harriet Cheelo from Zambia, who has applied her charity-funded education to a career in sustainable farming. Plus they hear from...

Duration:00:24:31

'Mind over body’: How St George’s Park transformed England’s players into championship contenders

7/15/2021
At this year's Euro 2020 final, England watched on in agony as the men's national team lost to Italy on penalties. But, taking a step back, this is the most successful squad in 55 years. So how did a team go from World Cup winners in 1966 to decades of disappointment to today, one of the youngest and most exciting national teams to watch. Well, they changed the way they train their players. In 2012, St George's Park opened - a brand-new facility in Staffordshire that promised to change...

Duration:00:24:51

Women in uniform – but is it still a man’s world?

7/14/2021
From Britain's first black policewoman Sislin Fay Allen in the 1960s to the recent appointment of the Royal Navy's first female admiral, women on the frontline have continued to prove they can - not only do what used to be traditionally male roles - but also rise through the ranks. On the Sky News Daily podcast, as part of a special series throughout the summer, Dermot Murnaghan is joined by Josephine Reynolds, Britain's first full-time female firefighter and Colonel Lucy Giles, the first...

Duration:00:25:18

StoryCast '21: EP9/21 The UK Biker Wars

7/13/2021
In 2021, Sky News is marking some of the century’s biggest news events through the personal stories of lives defined by unforgettable moments from the last 21-years. Episode 9 of the 21-part series is The UK Biker Wars. On August 12, 2007, mechanic and Hell’s Angel, Gerry Tobin, was shot dead by a rival biker gang as he was riding his motorcycle on the M40 in Warwickshire. The shooting, on a busy Sunday afternoon, was carefully planned by members of the Outlaw’s biker gang and had roots in...

Duration:00:17:27

Dodgy Botox and dangerous fillers: The UK’s unregulated aesthetics industry

7/13/2021
Every year, thousands of people around the UK receive non-surgical cosmetic treatments – Botox and fillers - from people certified to give them. However, this booming industry is almost entirely unregulated. This means that some practitioner's qualifications come from courses that do not give them enough experience to safely practice aesthetic treatments. A Sky News investigation has found that there are large amounts of substandard training in the industry putting patients at risk. In...

Duration:00:20:30

COVID: Personal responsibility, behavioural change and mask up or mask off?

7/12/2021
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, 23-year-old long COVID sufferer Dan, and Ruth, who has been living with leukaemia, share their stories and thoughts on how the easing of restrictions may affect them. Plus, we are joined by Sarita Robinson, an expert on survival psychology and Kate Nicholls, CEO of UK Hospitality. Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie Joyce Podcast producer - Nicola Eyers Podcast producer - Rosetta Fourlagawo Interviews producer - Tatiana...

Duration:00:26:57

What do doughnuts and climate change have in common?

7/9/2021
The climate crisis disproportionately affects people living in poverty. Thinkers of the 20th Century: step aside. There is a new economic theory which aims to combat both social inequality and climate change – involving doughnuts. Kate Raworth’s "Doughnut Economics" model aims to provide a framework that prioritises people and the planet over profit. She argues that 20th century ideas – such as capitalism and communism - are not equipped to deal with our contemporary ecological and...

Duration:00:22:21

US withdrawal and Taliban resurgence: What now for Afghanistan?

7/8/2021
In 2001, Operation Enduring Freedom was launched, US forces and NATO allies invaded Afghanistan, and the Taliban was driven from power. Now, nearly 20 years on, US and allied troops have almost completely been pulled out. However, the Taliban is resurging and now controls or contests over three-quarters of Afghan districts. So what does this mean for the future of the country? In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Sky News special correspondent Alex Crawford in Kabul; Ash...

Duration:00:27:51

Kenneth Kaunda: Last of Africa's founding fathers, but what about liberation mothers?

7/7/2021
Three weeks of national mourning were declared ahead of a state memorial for Zambia's first president, who is due to be buried on 7 July. On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we discuss the 97-year-old's life and legacy as we are joined by Professor Bizeck Jube Phiri, who was nine when the country gained independence, African feminist Judicaelle Irakoze and Professor Nic Cheeseman, an expert on African politics. Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie Joyce Podcast...

Duration:00:25:31

StoryCast '21: EP 8/21 Terror in Brussels Airport

7/6/2021
In 2021, Sky News is marking some of the century’s biggest news events through the personal stories of lives defined by unforgettable moments from the last 21-years. The withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan, amid the resurgence of the Taliban, has yet again raised concerns within Western nations over the potential for future terror attacks on home soil, by Islamic extremists. One such attack was the bombing of Brussels Airport and Metro that left 32 people dead. On March...

Duration:00:16:38

Love Island: Sun, snogging and psychology - Mental health in the public eye

7/6/2021
With ITV’s hit dating show Love Island having returned, how is reality TV coupling up with mental health support? What goes on behind the scenes of on-set therapy? And how may the public need to re-think its relationship with celebrities? Sky News Daily podcast host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to former Love Island contestant Shaughna Phillips about her time in the villa and online abuse. Plus, behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings tells us how she prepares people for the public eye. Daily...

Duration:00:25:15

Women in sport: Diversity, representation and the path to success

7/5/2021
England's victory over Ukraine to reach the semi-finals of EURO 2020 wasn't the only standout sporting success at the weekend, as teenage British wildcard Emma Raducanu emerged as this year's Wimbledon tennis sensation. On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we are joined by former England footballer Eni Aluko and NFL sports agent Kelli Masters to discuss what it takes to reach the top of your game as a woman. Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie Joyce Podcast...

Duration:00:25:56

Bangladesh: On the climate change frontline

7/2/2021
Bangladesh is facing a climate emergency. The low-lying country is a victim of unpredictable floods and cyclones that are destroying homes, schools and entire villages. Communities are being forced to migrate to Dhaka, the country's capital, and live in claustrophobic, dirty and dangerous slums. On this special episode of Sky News ClimateCast host Katerina Vittozzi joins Anna Jones from the streets of Dhaka to share the eyewitness accounts of the Bangladeshi communities hit by the impacts...

Duration:00:31:44

Diana at 60: The legacy of the people’s princess

7/1/2021
Today marks what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday. Prince William and Harry will unveil a commemorative statue at Kensington Palace. Sky News Daily podcast host Dermot Murnaghan explores the complex life and legacy of the ‘people’s princess’, nearly 25 years after her death. Royal biographer Penny Junor explains how Diana's unhappy childhood affected her life. Plus, Sky’s royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills discusses the impact she continues to have on the Royal Family and her...

Duration:00:20:57