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 

https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus

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 2019-01-21  27m
 
 

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