Today in Focus

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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Is the UK housing market heading for a crash?


A steady stream of bad economic news has filtered into Britain’s property market, prompting fears that prices could tumble. But how worried should people be? Rupert Jones reports


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The mystery of Teesside’s dead crabs


When thousands of crabs started washing up on the beaches of Teesside in north-east England, authorities blamed algae in the water. But the fishers watching their livelihoods disappear weren’t buying it. Joshua Kelly reports


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Cop27: the future is solar, but it won’t be simple


As Joe Biden arrives at Cop27 in Egypt, he comes with a good story to tell on America’s transition to renewable energy. But on the ground in rural Indiana where the country’s biggest solar plant is being built, things are getting nasty. Oliver Milman reports


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Iran’s protest generation on why they won’t be silenced


There have been arrests, violence and a rising death toll during more than seven weeks of protests in Iran. What do the protesters, many of whom are young, want and why are they willing to risk everything to get it?


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What the scandal at Manston asylum centre says about our migration system


For the last six weeks conditions at a centre housing people who made perilous journeys across the Channel on small boats have been making the headlines. The home secretary, Suella Braverman, has pointed the finger at a ‘broken’ system. But why is the Home Office so often at the centre of a crisis?


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US midterms: is it still the economy, stupid?


The Democrats have learned hard lessons over the years about what happens when election campaigns neglect the economy, so has the party been strong enough in its messaging for today’s midterm elections? Lauren Gambino reports


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Who is robbing Lebanon’s banks?


A spate of bank robberies has hit Beirut in recent weeks but they are heists with a twist: people are demanding – at gunpoint – that staff hand them their own money. Michael Safi reports


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Cop27: was this the year climate progress unravelled?


The war in Ukraine has led to soaring energy prices, political enmity and instability. Can the meeting of global leaders re-focus the world’s attention on the climate catastrophe?


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Can Twitter survive Elon Musk? (And can Musk survive Twitter?)


Elon Musk marched into Twitter as its new owner last week and immediately started making changes. Alex Hern reports on what lies ahead for the social media company


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Just Stop Oil and the threat of the public order bill


As the UN’s environment agency reports there is “no credible pathway to 1.5C in place”, climate activists resort to extreme actions to draw attention to the climate crisis. Damien Gayle reports on the Just Stop Oil group and the government bill designed to crack down on ‘disruptive’ protest


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