Subscribe to this channel

You can subscribe to new audio episodes published on this channel. You can follow updates using the channel's RSS feed, or via other audio platforms you may already be using.

RSS Feed

You can use any RSS feed reader to follow updates, even your browser. We recommend using an application dedicated to listening podcasts for the best experience. iOS users can look at Overcast or Castro. Pocket Casts is also very popular and has both iOS and Android versions. Add the above link to the application to follow this podcast channel.

Signup to iono.fm

Sign up for a free iono.fm user account to start building your playlist of podcast channels. You'll be able to build a personalised RSS feed you can follow or listen with our web player.
22
JUL
10am

Hong Kong protests: armed mob violence leaves city in shock

Dozens of masked men storm a train station and assault pro-democracy protesters, meanwhile the authorities in Beijing and Hong Kong condemn an attack on China's liaison office in the territory, as a challenge to the nation's sovereignty. Also: Kenya's finance minister, Henry Rotich, has been arrested following corruption allegations, and mystery surrounds stressed cows in eastern France - but could it be down to the presence of nearby windfarms?
21
JUL
7pm

President Zelensky well ahead of his rivals in Ukrainian elections

The comedian who swept to power three months ago has invited another political novice, Ukraine's best known rock star, for talks on forming a coalition. Also, clashes in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protesters march on Beijing's headquarters in the territory. And just days before Britain gets a new prime minister the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, goes on live TV to announce he's ready to resign over Brexit.
20
JUL
12pm

Moon Landing Special

Fifty years since men first walked on the Moon, we celebrate the Apollo 11 mission. Also: we assess its impact on politics and culture and ponder the future of space exploration.
19
JUL
8pm

The UK condemns Iran after guards seize a British oil tanker

Britain's Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has denounced as "completely unacceptable" the capture of the ship and he said there would be serious consequences if it wasn't released. Also: the Kosovan prime minister has resigned after being called for questioning as a war crimes suspect and a warning from Youtube over regulation.
18
JUL
7pm

Ament suspension

A majority of 41 MPs approved the amendment to block the suspension of Parliament. The move is to prevent the future Prime Minister forcing through a no-deal Brexit. Also: President Trump says the US has shot down an Iranian drone threatening an American warship in the Gulf, and we report on the Swiss wine festival that only happens a few times a century.
17
JUL
7pm

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord gets life

He is a former head of the Sinaloa cartel, which officials say was the biggest supplier of drugs to the US. The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in eastern Congo a public health emergency, and the dragon with a lethal bite that tourists can’t stay away from.
17
JUL
11am

Sudan: Military and civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil

Ruling military council and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing accord. Sudan has been in chaos since the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir in April.

Also, a surprise as Turkish court acquits two journalists and a human rights activist of terrorism charges, and Andrea Camilleri - author of the "Inspector Montalbano" stories - has died aged 93.
16
JUL
7pm

Five decades since first Moon landing mission

Fifty years since launch of Apollo Eleven mission - those involved remember; European Parliament narrowly approves next European Commission President; Dozens killed in monsoon flooding in South Asia - millions are displaced.
15
JUL
7pm

Trump tweet row: Four congresswomen accuse president of distraction tactics

The four US congresswomen attacked by US President Donald Trump in a series of racially charged tweets have dismissed his remarks. Also: A new study has found that anorexia isn't only a mental illness, but can be caused by a physical predisposition, and the tiny monkey fossil that’s a game changer for evolutionary scientists.
15
JUL
9am

South Africa: Ex-president Zuma responds to corruption allegations

Jacob Zuma, who stepped down last year amid claims of illegal financial gain, has begun testifying at a judicial inquiry. Also: Hong Kong’s chief of police condemns pro-democracy protesters as “thugs”. And the family of Neil Armstrong look back at the life of the first man to set foot on the moon.

51 episodes

« Back 1—12 More »