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  • Every week the Flixwatcher crew team up with other podcasters to talk about what to watch on Netflix! Flixwatcher is hosted by Helen Sadler and Kobi Omenaka. Every episode discusses and rates a film from Netflix as chosen by special guests from other podcasts using our unique Flixwatcher scoring system. ...
  • News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe
  • Financial Times
    A weekly conversation that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives. Hosted by John Thornhill, innovation editor at the Financial Times.
  • Five-minute reports on the key events in Parliament presented with insight and humour by BBC correspondents.
  • Jeremy Vine explores what makes us human in this landmark BBC Radio 2 series.Guests deliver their thoughts on the essence of human existence, reflecting on their own lives.
  • The Guardian
    Hosted by Anushka Asthana, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful analysis, Today in Focus is The Guardian's daily podcast that takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekday. 
  • This Paranormal Life
    From punching Bigfoot to hunting Ancient Aliens - Every Tuesday, Rory Powers and Kit Grier investigate a different paranormal case and find the truth inside the mystery. What happened at Roswell? Did ancient aliens build the pyramids? Does Obama run the Illuminati? Is the government plotting to take our g...
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  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:10:04
    Pope John XXIII wanted to modernise the Catholic Church. In January 1959 he announced a council of all the world's Catholic bishops and cardinals in Rome. It led to sweeping reforms, including allowing the Mass to be said in languages other than Latin and an attempt to build relationships with other denomina...
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:37:50
    In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
  • It’s Episode 92! Kelly and Sam from the Curzon Film Podcast join us for Kelly’s choice the award-winning 2018 film Roma from Alfonso Cuarón. Roma is a semi-autobiographical memoir to his childhood in 1970s Mexico. Cuarón wrote, directed, produced and edited this film and is unsurprisingly his most personal f...
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:40:46
    While the global elite is in Davos discussing the global economy, WUTM heads to Darwen to see how the UK economy is faring. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:28:31
    John Thornhill talks to Chris Bishop, director of Microsoft’s Cambridge research lab, about the potential for exponential growth in the development of software, thanks to machine learning.
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:23:53
    The regular listener and contributor answers the question.
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:04:40
    MPs argue over how they will vote next week on changes to Theresa May's amended Brexit deal and ask whether the public will get a say too.
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:25:09
    Delhi’s rickshaw drivers are on the frontline of the city’s most notorious problem: horrendous air pollution. The Guardian’s south Asia correspondent, Michael Safi, travels the city with Pandit, a driver whose exposure to the worsening air quality is affecting his health and his livelihood. Plus: A na Adlers...
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:50:00
    One August morning in 1994 the residents of Oakville, Washington woke to find their beloved town covered in mysterious blobs that rained overnight. Just some weird weather phenomenon, right? Then one local hospital researcher put the blobs under the microscope, and what they saw was all too human...
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:20
    Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! Steve Guttenberg makes his long overdue Betamax debut in the Leonard Nimoy-directed opus Three Men And A Baby. Guttenberg is joined by Tom Selleck and Ted Danson as three New York bachelors who become guardians of a baby left on their doorstep. There is also a plot about...
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:32:49
    Electric Kevin bounces on Graham Taylor’s dad’s knee on a bus, gets a job in a ‘mental hospital’, runs 50 miles into the mayor’s parlour and gets kissed by some drunken human blancmange…
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:54:08
    It’s been a while since we watched American Splendor but that doesn’t mean we can’t shoe-horn in a follow-up in a month devoted to documentaries. Johnny spends the time believing R. Crumb is dead all along, and Andrew wonders as ever why he even does this.
  • Publication Date | Jan 23, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:56:25
    This week Marcus Bronzy and comedian Rob Auton Kill Time talking about:Rob's Comedy Career and what makes his shows so uniqueRob's Poetry, Spoken Word and working with Scroobius PipRob Auton's Talk Show TourFollow Rob:TwitterInstagramFacebookSoundcloudYouTubeKeep up to date with everything How To Kill An Hour...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:28:12
    MPs learn hazardous cladding remains in place on some high rise tower blocks. Sean Curran reports on reaction in the Commons. Also on the programme: * What can the Government do to prevent a repeat of the disruption at Gatwick Airport caused by drones? * Peers question the Home Secretary Sajid Javid over the...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:47:16
    We are joined by the head of the FBI Agents Association who explains how they have been affected by the US Government shutdown. 800,000 federal employees remain unpaid but many are expected to continue to work. Amongst this group is the FBI. Also on the programme our correspondent in Moscow sees the first pu...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:00:00
    The latest on plans for an alternative Brexit deal, Burkina Faso’s new government and a profile of Kamala Harris, who’s running for US president in 2020. Plus: Maison Objet and Oscar nominations.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:38:55
    Internet shutdowns across Africa The internet is coming back up in Zimbabwe following a court ruling against the government, which had ordered telecoms companies to shut it down. Julie Owono, the Executive Director of Internet without Borders updates us on this and other internet shutdowns across the contine...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:08:06
    The first Cycling Podcast Féminin of 2019 includes interviews with new Trek-Segafredo recruit Abi Van Twisk, Canyon-SRAM’s Hannah Barnes and retired rider Iris Slappendel. Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore discuss the Women’s Tour Down Under, won by Amanda Spratt, where Trek-Segafredo got off to ...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:55:20
    Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister joins Christiane Amanpour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to discuss Brexit. J. David Cox, the National President of the American Federation of Government Employees talks about the government shutdown. David Mulroney, the former Canadian Ambass...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:28:08
    The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced earlier today with Roma and The Favourite leading the list, with Black Panther the first superhero film to be nominated for best picture. Kirsty Lang is joined by film critics Larushka Ivan-Zadeh and Jason Solomons to consider the winners and losers...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:38:16
    ​Bella is a freelance journalist from London. She has written for The Guardian, VICE and Vogue among other publications. In 2017, she wrote a brilliant piece on being happy being single at the age of 30 for Vogue. This year, she wrote the hit bestseller "Jog On: How Running Saved My Life" and she married BBC...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:15:48
    This year Samsung plans to release a smartphone with a foldable OLED display. Is this technology that Apple would use in future iPhones, and if so, how? We also discuss Apple's new videos that highlight the iPad Pro, and Jason tries to explain NBC Universal's interesting new streaming service announcement.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:26:54
    Zimbabwe's president returns to the country and calls for national dialogue after a week of blood and bullets, but who will talk to him? In Kenya: Those who escaped last week's terror attack in Nairobi are allowed to return to the site of the crime and pick up their belongings. And women politicians in Malawi...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:33:00
    Hayley and Ruth look forward to what 2019 has in store in arts and culture, reviewing art exhibitions, plays and films, none of which have happened yet. Susan Harrison is in Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at the Other Palace until March:
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 03:27:35
    In which the party experiences new and interesting cultures. Each week on Flintlocks and Fireballs, join actors Robbie Bellekom (as Scamp), Sam Burns (as Corzin Horhace) and Ellie Sparrow (as Celestia Stardust) with Dungeon Master Jason Phelps for adventure in the Napoleonic world of Calcinea, a setting for 5...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:30:00
    Linda Yueh and Ivor Gaber join Monocle’s Daniel Bach to discuss the likely global impact as China posts the slowest rate of growth in nearly 30 years. Plus: a discussion on bonds within the EU as France and Germany resign their postwar vows and a look at whether our guests would take free lunch to avoid the s...
  • We head back to 16th-century Constantinople with Énard, explore the troubled legacy of the second world war with Van Es and look ahead to the Costa book of the year
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:21:42
    Politics on both sides of the Atlantic feels a bit stuck. The government in the US has been shut down for the longest period in its history and politicians here can’t agree on how to make Brexit work. But there are people challenging existing power structures. Last week we heard from Gina Martin, the 27 ye...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:14:20
    Brexit has fired up UK politics but left markets trapped and investors unsure what to do. David Riley, chief investment strategist at BlueBay Asset Management tells Katie Martin what the steady pound means, and how it fits into a lively start to the year for global markets.Contributors: Naomi Rovnick, FTLive ...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:59:41
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  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:15:29
    Picks from across the week on In Tune with Sean Rafferty, including a very special live solo violin performance from James Ehnes. Plus folk artist Sam Amidon with a haunting murder ballad, and singer Bernadette Robinson's remarkable musical impressions of the greatest 20th century songstresses.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:34
    As the global elite meet for the World Economic Forum in Davos, two of the main issues being discussed include uncertainty facing the global economy and climate change. Also in the programme: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has responded to the violence and protests on the country’s streets, and it’s...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:07:28
    The IMF's downgrade of global market growth spooks markets Tuesday. France fines Google $57 million over privacy. Plus, we look at the growing popularity of sustainable, responsible and impact investment. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, the Alliance for Lifetime Income, the United States Postal...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:15:28
    Greg has thought of a ridiculous new game (not like him at all) involving fake place names, has an awful realisation whilst listening to his wife on Radio 4 and gives us a wonderful mash-up of Ariana Grande and …Gemma Collins??
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | Unknown
    The largest and most splendid city in the ancient world was captured by King Cyrus of Persia in 539 BC. The story is entwined with the history of the Jews in the Bible who were exiled to the rivers of Babylon. Read the full text of Ancient Babylon and see our illustration on Storynory.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:30:00
    Will Kamala Harris face Donald Trump for the US presidency? We also discuss criticism of Japan’s justice system over the Carlos Ghosn case, why Google may pull its news service from Europe and Montenegro’s tourism boom.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:27:53
    James is 24 and dreams of being a farmer. He’s got sheep, but nowhere to keep them. A sought-after farm in Cornwall is open for applicants. Will he find a home for his flock? But if you’re a first-time farmer without the money to buy, even finding a farm is difficult. James has been trying for years and has ...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:06:54
    A recent dip in mortgage rates could cause an uptick in home sales. How will food stamp recipients fare if the shutdown continues? Plus, the fertility rate in the U.S. is declining. What does the drop mean for the greater economy? Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, the Alliance for Lifetime Income...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:14:47
    In this episode, Gemma is talking about the importance of having a product or service roadmap in your business AND how to get your pricing right. For more simply smart strategies and business inspiration, find Gemma here:
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 02:09:38
    Courtney Dauwalter has one of the most impressive running resumes having completed and won a ton of the world's best-known (and toughest) ultramarathons, including MOAB 240 outright and fastest woman at Western States 100 last year. But it's a different race that Jody and David explore with Courtney - Big's B...
  • From the BBC World Service… Zimbabwe’s president has returned home after cancelling his appearance at Davos. We'll take you to Harare for the latest. Afterwards, with a backdrop of rising nationalism, slowing growth and less influence, the leaders of France and Germany sign a pledge for closer cooper...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:10:06
    The comic film franchise which churned out movie after movie mocking British stereotypes and pomposity. The first Carry On film hit cinema screens in 1958 and the team behind it would go on to make more than 30 movies using slapstick comedy and sexual innuendo to win fans around the world. Ashley Byrne has sp...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:59:46
    Are the woods a joyous escape from the morals and prying eyes of polite society, or a dark and forbidding place where no-one is safe? Or both? How is the forest in literature changing as the forests in our world disappear? This month we’re going into the woods, looking at literary forests from Shakespeare to ...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:00:41
    Congratulations on getting past that awful title. It's an Eddie Murphy movie in which he plays a dual role (spoilers) but without a fat suit (spoilers)! It's a January Miracle like frost and taxes. Murphy is in space this time, trying to save his night club from evil gangsters played by beloved character acto...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:41:35
    Danni Hewson and Louise Cooper examine why employment is so high when we've seen so many job cuts. They also speak to the boss of Mountain Warehouse and bust some Brexit jargon.
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:29:28
    This week on, the world's greatest user generated movie creation podcast: ██████, ████ ███Find The Dream Factory on all of your social media channels and send us YOUR film suggestions by leaving a review on iTunes or emailing us: The Dream Factory is a comedy podcast that turns YOUR...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:32:20
    Author : KB Sluss Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : Alicia Caporaso Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 304 for June 5, 2018 Content Warning: Parental grief Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a...
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:39:54
    What's been Richard Herring's favourite moment on stage? Why did he break up with Stewart Lee? And why is he looking forward to his own death? Answering all these questions is actual Richard Herring!He talks about being an older dad and whether he wishes he'd had kids earlier. We ask his advice about being in...
  • Welcome back to Talking Tastebuds for a Veganuary Special, recorded LIVE at Foyles in London. It's always a pleasure to record in front of an audience, especially when my interviewees are as inspiring, eloquent and compassionate as these two. Listen back to the full episode with Gaz:
  • Publication Date | Jan 22, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:39:41
    Parallax Converging, Act Four of Five. The crew race against time - and Rukuktu - to complete the Protomatter Drive. Starring Ellie, David, Vikki and Alex Created and hosted by Matt Boothman (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company ( facebook...