Today in Focus

The Guardian

Hosted by Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday 

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At least 100 people have died in extreme flooding in Bangladesh. Thaslima Begum speaks to the people trying to save lives and fight for climate justice. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jul 6

22 min 17 sec

This year has been a disaster for many investors in cryptocurrencies. Alex Hern draws the parallels of the spreading panic in the new digital economy with the 2008 financial crisis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

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Jul 5

31 min 12 sec

Journalist Daniel Lavelle on his experience of homelessness and what it taught him about the impact of government cuts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jul 4

33 min 13 sec

In 1972, members of the LGBTQ+ community marched through London demanding equality and celebrating their identities. Five decades on, Ted Brown from the Gay Liberation Front recounts his memories of that time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jul 1

37 min 32 sec

The US congressional hearings on the Capitol Hill attack have been prime time viewing. And the case against Donald Trump has been building for all to see, says Lawrence Douglas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

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Jun 30

30 min 52 sec

President Zelenskiy has urged G7 leaders to urgently send more heavy weapons to Ukraine to bring the war to an end before winter. But, as Dan Sabbagh reports, there is no clear resolution in sight. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jun 29

29 min 30 sec

Jessica Glenza reports on the supreme court ruling and the profound consequences it will have for women facing unwanted pregnancies across the United States. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jun 28

28 min 28 sec

Gustavo Petro has been elected as the Latin American country’s first leftist leader. But he faces a huge challenge if he is to deliver on his promises, says Joe Parkin Daniels. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jun 27

26 min 13 sec

Alex Hern reports on recent developments in artificial intelligence and how a Google employee became convinced an AI chatbot was sentient. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jun 24

33 min 49 sec

Transport correspondent Gwyn Topham reports on the rail strike negotiations, and economics columnist Aditya Chakrabortty analyses the political response from the Conservatives and Labour. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus

Jun 23

25 min 36 sec