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The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.

The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.
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London, United Kingdom

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The Guardian Audio Edition, a weekly selection of longer articles in audio form. As the UK’s largest commercial quality news organisation, the Guardian is renowned for its thought-provoking, progressive news agenda and for its innovative storytelling across all digital platforms. Now for the first time the Guardian has a voice in the Guardian Audio Edition, supported by Audible.co.uk. Every week we will be showcasing the best news, culture and opinion pieces from across the Guardian in an easy to digest, hour-long podcast. Additionally, our books team will be looking at two great audiobooks each week which will be available on Audible.co.uk. This is groundbreaking territory for the Guardian and means you never have to be without news.

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English


Episodes

‘A tale of decay’: the Houses of Parliament are falling down. By Charlotte Higgins

1/12/2018
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As politicians dither over repairs, the risk of fire, flood or a deluge of sewage only increases. But fixing the Palace of Westminster might change British politics for good – which is the last thing many of its residents want. Written by Charlotte Higgins and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:31:43


Manchester City’s plan for global domination

1/4/2018
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Football has already been transformed by big money – but the businessmen behind Man City are trying to build a global corporation that will change the game for ever. Written by Giles Tremlett and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:33:22


‘We believe you harmed your child’: the war over shaken baby convictions

12/19/2017
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Expert witnesses who claim parents have been wrongly accused have been vilified and struck off. But the science is anything but certain. What happens to the truth when experts can’t agree? Written by Will Storr and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:43:12


From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over

12/19/2017
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Vacuous management-speak is easily laughed off – but is there a real cost to talking rubbish? Written by André Spicer and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:25:33


After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing

12/12/2017
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In the dying days of the battle of Mosul, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad followed Iraqi soldiers during the last push against Isis. But following their victory, a new wave of savagery was unleashed Written by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad and read by Alice Arnold

Duration:00:57:11


A mission for journalism in a time of crisis. By Katharine Viner

12/5/2017
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In a turbulent era, the media must define its values and principles, writes Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner Written and read by Katharine Viner

Duration:00:43:18


How Trump walked into Putin’s web. By Luke Harding

11/30/2017
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The inside story of how a former British spy was hired to investigate Russia’s influence on Trump – and uncovered explosive evidence that Moscow had been cultivating Trump for years. Written by Luke Harding and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:39:19


How Britain did Gaddafi’s dirty work. By Ian Cobain

11/30/2017
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Secret papers show how far MI6 went to please Libya’s ruthless intelligence agents – including helping to kidnap the dictator’s enemies Written by Ian Cobain and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:37:32


How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first world war

11/16/2017
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The Great War is often depicted as an unexpected catastrophe. But for millions who had been living under imperialist rule, terror and degradation were nothing new Written and read by Pankaj Mishra

Duration:00:36:38


The wilderness years: how Labour’s left survived to conquer

11/15/2017
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Corbyn, Abbott and McDonnell were long dismissed as irrelevant radicals. But their formative years on the margins were more important than anyone realised. Written by Andy Beckett and read by Alice Arnold

Duration:00:41:54


Coders of the world, unite: can Silicon Valley workers curb the power of Big Tech?

11/7/2017
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For decades, tech companies promised to make the world better. As that dream falls apart, disillusioned insiders are trying to take back control. Written by Moira Weigel and read by Alison Halstead

Duration:00:42:12


‘Reality shrivels. This is your life now’: 88 days trapped in bed to save a pregnancy

11/7/2017
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Months before she was due to give birth, disaster struck for Katherine Heiny. Doctors ordered her to lie on her side in bed and not move – and gave her a 1% chance of carrying her baby to term. Written by Katherine Heiny and read by Alison Halstead

Duration:00:34:30


The war against Pope Francis. By Andrew Brown

10/31/2017
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His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. Written by Andrew Brown and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:33:12


Orbiting Jupiter: my week with Emmanuel Macron. By Emmanuel Carrère

10/31/2017
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Is France’s new president a political miracle, or a mirage that is already fading away? Written by Emmanuel Carrère and read by Andrew McGregor

Duration:00:37:39


The scientists persuading terrorists to spill their secrets. By Ian Leslie

10/27/2017
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Expert interrogators know torture doesn’t work – but until now, nobody could prove it. By analysing hundreds of top-secret interviews with terror suspects, two British scientists have revolutionised the art of extracting the truth. Written by Ian Leslie and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:40:13


Why can’t we cure the common cold? By Nicola Davison

10/26/2017
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After thousands of years of failure, some scientists believe a breakthrough might finally be in sight. Written by Nicola Davison and read by Lucy Scott

Duration:00:32:29


The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics. By Daniel Golden

10/17/2017
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In order to tempt nuclear scientists from countries such as Iran or North Korea to defect, US spy agencies routinely send agents to academic conferences – or even host their own fake ones Written by Daniel Golden and read by Greg Lockett

Duration:00:25:58


We should have seen Trump coming. By Ta-Nehisi Coates

10/17/2017
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Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates and read by Greg Lockett

Duration:00:23:15


Why do we feel so guilty all the time? By Devorah Baum

10/10/2017
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Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt Written by Devorah Baum and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration:00:23:58


The father who went undercover to find his son’s killers. By Matthew Bremner

10/10/2017
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After police failed to solve his son’s murder, Francisco Holgado infiltrated the local criminal underworld in pursuit of those responsible. He became a national hero – but at what cost? Written by Matthew Bremer and read by Ruth Barnes

Duration:00:42:57

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