This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Today in Focus

By 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. 

  1. 1.
    Edward Snowden: life after leaking 09/16/2019
    30:46
  2. 2.
    A 2,000km journey through the Amazon rainforest 09/13/2019
    25:25
  3. 3.
    'It's all gone': how Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas 09/12/2019
    22:00
  4. 4.
    Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work? 09/11/2019
    30:54
  5. 5.
    Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem 09/10/2019
    23:12
  6. 6.
    Why do Dubai's princesses keep trying to run away? 09/09/2019
    23:20
  7. 7.
    Malcolm Gladwell on the consequences of misreading a stranger 09/06/2019
    27:30
  8. 8.
    Reporting from the eye of a political storm 09/05/2019
    32:59
  1. 9.
    Back to school after a decade of austerity 09/04/2019
    29:16
  2. 10.
    Boris Johnson's ultimatum: back me or it's a general election 09/03/2019
    28:33
  3. 11.
    The man who gave birth 09/02/2019
    27:57
  4. 12.
    Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ 08/16/2019
    26:00
  5. 13.
    Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit 08/15/2019
    31:23
  6. 14.
    Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder 08/14/2019
    27:04
  7. 15.
    The crisis in Kashmir 08/13/2019
    29:33
  8. 16.
    Meghan: why all the hate against the Duchess of Sussex? 08/12/2019
    27:10
  9. 17.
    In black and white: why Newcastle United fans want Mike Ashley out 08/09/2019
    31:15
  10. 18.
    The mother who hunts paedophiles in her spare time 08/08/2019
    24:55
  11. 19.
    Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant 08/07/2019
    26:39
  12. 20.
    How much does Google know about you? – podcast 08/06/2019
    28:00
  13. 21.
    The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum 08/05/2019
    27:50
  14. 22.
    Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US 08/02/2019
    26:34
  15. 23.
    Understanding Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief strategist 08/01/2019
    27:30
  16. 24.
    Obscene texts and corruption: the downfall of Puerto Rico's governor 07/31/2019
    27:09
  17. 25.
    A web of lies: Carl Beech and the VIP paedophile ring 07/30/2019
    32:16
  18. 26.
    Jeff Bezos and the United States of Amazon 07/29/2019
    28:31
  19. 27.
    Boris Johnson's Brexit cabinet 07/26/2019
    28:55
  20. 28.
    Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? – podcast 07/25/2019
    28:05
  21. 29.
    Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? 07/24/2019
    29:02
  22. 30.
    Could Trump’s racist rhetoric win him re-election in 2020? 07/23/2019
    27:11
  23. 31.
    Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa? 07/22/2019
    24:42
  24. 32.
    The Jeffrey Epstein scandal 07/19/2019
    30:27
  25. 33.
    Has Brexit saved the Lib Dems? 07/18/2019
    23:38
  26. 34.
    Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? 07/17/2019
    25:41
  27. 35.
    The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? 07/16/2019
    27:22
  28. 36.
    Police chases: are they worth it? 07/15/2019
    29:01
  29. 37.
    Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? 07/12/2019
    29:08
  30. 38.
    What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? 07/11/2019
    27:42
  31. 39.
    Jeremy Hunt and the NHS: master negotiator or out of his depth? 07/10/2019
    26:28
  32. 40.
    The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees 07/09/2019
    27:06
  33. 41.
    What really happens to the waste in your recycling bin? 07/08/2019
    23:43
  34. 42.
    Who owns England? 07/05/2019
    28:05
  35. 43.
    Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? 07/04/2019
    27:31
  36. 44.
    Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? 07/03/2019
    27:36
  37. 45.
    Life in the fastest warming place on earth 07/02/2019
    23:49
  38. 46.
    Why is cocaine washing up on the beaches of Fiji? 07/01/2019
    23:04
  39. 47.
    Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? 06/28/2019
    28:34
  40. 48.
    Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? 06/27/2019
    23:46
  41. 49.
    Ebola is back – can it be contained? 06/26/2019
    25:09
  42. 50.
    Can anything stop Boris Johnson? 06/25/2019
    28:40
  43. 51.
    Can anything stop Boris Johnson? 06/25/2019
    28:40
  44. 52.
    What has changed since the Stonewall rebellion? 06/24/2019
    32:23
  45. 53.
    On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous? 06/21/2019
    26:12
  46. 54.
    Why are the best footballers in the world suing their bosses? 06/20/2019
    24:55
  47. 55.
    What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up 06/19/2019
    29:51
  48. 56.
    The rehabilitation of Tony Blair? 06/18/2019
    30:15
  49. 57.
    From bootcamp to burnout: how to make it as a YouTuber 06/17/2019
    26:50
  50. 58.
    The story of Grenfell United 06/14/2019
    31:11
  51. 59.
    Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa 06/13/2019
    30:27
  52. 60.
    Change UK: how not to set up a political party 06/12/2019
    26:11
  53. 61.
    Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people 06/11/2019
    26:49
  54. 62.
    Are peers asleep on the job? Investigating the House of Lords 06/10/2019
    26:08
  55. 63.
    Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard 06/07/2019
    29:15
  56. 64.
    China's forgotten protesters: the other Tiananmens 06/06/2019
    25:48
  57. 65.
    What is the future for Sir Philip Green? 06/05/2019
    27:41
  58. 66.
    Death, carnage and chaos: a climber on his recent ascent of Everest 06/04/2019
    24:30
  59. 67.
    Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive 06/03/2019
    26:26
  60. 68.
    Trump's coming to see the Queen but what actually happens on a state visit? 05/31/2019
    25:25
  61. 69.
    Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? 05/30/2019
    28:24
  62. 70.
    What happens to a place when its steel industry collapses 05/29/2019
    29:55
  63. 71.
    The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake 05/28/2019
    26:32
  64. 72.
    Who is trying to ban abortion in the US? 05/27/2019
    28:20
  65. 73.
    The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? 05/24/2019
    29:58
  66. 74.
    Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP 05/23/2019
    28:26
  67. 75.
    Is John Bolton trying to drive Trump to war with Iran? 05/22/2019
    26:40
  68. 76.
    Shaken up: will Nigel Farage's Brexit party change politics? 05/21/2019
    26:43
  69. 77.
    Abandoned at sea: the cargo crew adrift without wages, fuel or supplies 05/20/2019
    27:25
  70. 78.
    Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration 05/17/2019
    30:35
  71. 79.
    Facing up to Europe's far right 05/16/2019
    29:40
  72. 80.
    India is voting: who is going to win the world's biggest election? 05/15/2019
    25:34
  73. 81.
    The Venezuela uprising: the story so far 05/14/2019
    26:41
  74. 82.
    Smuggled over the border: the school trip, the Stasi and the East German defector 05/13/2019
    30:00
  75. 83.
    Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma 05/10/2019
    28:54
  76. 84.
    Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone 05/09/2019
    27:27
  77. 85.
    Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? 05/08/2019
    29:08
  78. 86.
    The new space race 05/07/2019
    27:50
  79. 87.
    Fired by Trump: former US attorney Preet Bharara on American justice – podcast 05/06/2019
    29:20
  80. 88.
    Are non-disclosure agreements out of control? 05/03/2019
    26:00
  81. 89.
    Julian Assange and the story of WikiLeaks 05/02/2019
    34:21
  82. 90.
    Accused of cheating: another immigration scandal? 05/01/2019
    26:00
  83. 91.
    How worried should we be about Huawei? 04/30/2019
    28:15
  84. 92.
    On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights 04/29/2019
    25:40
  85. 93.
    Are our blueberries radioactive? The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years on 04/26/2019
    28:04
  86. 94.
    A week with Extinction Rebellion 04/25/2019
    26:51
  87. 95.
    Terror in Sri Lanka 04/24/2019
    26:04
  88. 96.
    How the Green New Deal was hatched in a London bar 04/23/2019
    27:29
  89. 97.
    Hope for those with Huntington's 04/22/2019
    26:18
  90. 98.
    Is Ukraine about to elect a comedian as its next president? 04/19/2019
    25:02
  91. 99.
    When rape cases don't make it to trial 04/18/2019
    31:03
  92. 100.
    How protesters toppled Sudan's Omar al-Bashir – podcast 04/17/2019
    26:00
  93. 101.
    Is English football's racism problem being taken seriously? 04/16/2019
    30:29
  94. 102.
    Going viral: Fox News, Davos and radical economics 04/15/2019
    26:47
  95. 103.
    Brexit means breakfast: behind the scenes at a Brussels all-nighter 04/12/2019
    25:53
  96. 104.
    The parent protests that stopped LGBT equality lessons 04/11/2019
    28:03
  97. 105.
    Can the Conservative party survive Brexit? 04/10/2019
    27:38
  98. 106.
    King Bibi: can anyone beat Benjamin Netanyahu? 04/09/2019
    27:11
  99. 107.
    Is Facebook spying on you? 04/08/2019
    28:46
  100. 108.
    The Tories and their Islamophobia problem 04/05/2019
    26:10
  101. 109.
    Blowing the whistle on Brexit 04/04/2019
    25:42
  102. 110.
    Back-stabbing and Brexit: the Tory leadership race 04/03/2019
    22:53
  103. 111.
    Heroin and me: our political sketch writer on giving up drugs 04/02/2019
    32:00
  104. 112.
    Faking your own hate crime? The strange case of Jussie Smollett 04/01/2019
    26:34
  105. 113.
    Mozambique: reporting from a disaster zone 03/29/2019
    23:54
  106. 114.
    Cherry-picking, cake and fudge: how the EU set the terms of Brexit 03/28/2019
    26:15
  107. 115.
    Mueller report: why Donald Trump is not yet in the clear 03/27/2019
    21:05
  108. 116.
    The reality of reality TV 03/26/2019
    28:52
  109. 117.
    Outsourced schools: the Essex mums fighting back 03/25/2019
    27:15
  110. 118.
    Investigating the Loughinisland murders 03/22/2019
    27:23
  111. 119.
    Brexit showdown: Theresa May v Brussels 03/21/2019
    23:12
  112. 120.
    Gaza: generation blockade 03/20/2019
    25:35
  113. 121.
    The Christchurch massacre and the rise of far-right extremism 03/19/2019
    26:45
  114. 122.
    Growing up with gangs, poverty and knife crime 03/18/2019
    31:57
  115. 123.
    A week of Brexit mayhem 03/15/2019
    28:41
  116. 124.
    Greta Thunberg: how her school strike went global 03/14/2019
    25:55
  117. 125.
    Syria, Skripal and MH17: how Bellingcat broke the news 03/13/2019
    27:58
  118. 126.
    Will Brexit be decided today? 03/12/2019
    25:44
  119. 127.
    Trump, Brexit and the rise of populism 03/11/2019
    23:28
  120. 128.
    Let's talk about Michael Jackson 03/08/2019
    30:07
  121. 129.
    Chris Grayling's failings: ferry fiascos and no-deal Brexit planning 03/07/2019
    26:10
  122. 130.
    Superyachts and private schools: Britain's dirty money problem 03/06/2019
    31:20
  123. 131.
    Talking to the Taliban: peace at what price? 03/05/2019
    24:10
  124. 132.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: can the new star of the US left help beat Trump? 03/04/2019
    24:10
  125. 133.
    Labour's antisemitism crisis 03/01/2019
    28:13
  126. 134.
    The fall of Cardinal George Pell 02/28/2019
    27:40
  127. 135.
    Hard Brexit Tories: a party within a party? 02/27/2019
    27:37
  128. 136.
    The fit-for-work scandal 02/26/2019
    24:41
  129. 137.
    Searching for my sister: America's missing indigenous women 02/25/2019
    26:44
  130. 138.
    Racism in Britain: what has changed since the Stephen Lawrence inquiry? 02/22/2019
    26:50
  131. 139.
    Has Brexit broken British politics? 02/21/2019
    25:39
  132. 140.
    David's mother killed his father, but he wants her freed 02/20/2019
    23:08
  133. 141.
    Send me home: what should happen to the Isis wives? 02/19/2019
    24:08
  134. 142.
    What a European education project can tell us about Brexit 02/18/2019
    25:55
  135. 143.
    Did air pollution kill nine-year-old Ella? 02/15/2019
    22:32
  136. 144.
    Selling a kidney to reach Europe 02/14/2019
    25:15
  137. 145.
    What does Jeremy Corbyn really think about Brexit? 02/13/2019
    23:43
  138. 146.
    9/11 and the terrorists on trial 02/12/2019
    28:55
  139. 147.
    Why are homeless people still dying in the UK? 02/11/2019
    22:50
  140. 148.
    Will the EU stop a no-deal Brexit? 02/08/2019
    26:33
  141. 149.
    Pharmaceuticals: who decides the price of life? 02/07/2019
    24:47
  142. 150.
    Escape from Syria: the boys stranded after Isis fall 02/06/2019
    26:59
  143. 151.
    Is climate change way worse than we realise? 02/05/2019
    26:34
  144. 152.
    Hungary, populism and my Orbán-voting father 02/04/2019
    27:51
  145. 153.
    Disaster in the Australian outback 02/01/2019
    26:55
  146. 154.
    Brexit and the Good Friday agreement 01/31/2019
    26:56
  147. 155.
    Venezuela crisis: can Maduro ride out Guaidó’s challenge? 01/30/2019
    27:21
  148. 156.
    Order! Order! Speaker John Bercow and Brexit 01/29/2019
    25:12
  149. 157.
    Going viral: the victims of online conspiracy theories 01/28/2019
    29:20
  150. 158.
    The Catholic church faces its past 01/25/2019
    28:21
  151. 159.
    Planning for no deal on the Brexit frontline 01/24/2019
    27:28
  152. 160.
    Deadly air: driving a rickshaw in Delhi 01/23/2019
    25:09
  153. 161.
    How Ukip embraced the far right 01/22/2019
    27:11
  154. 162.
    What can we do, right now, about climate change? 01/21/2019
    27:13
  155. 163.
    Is there a Democrat who can oust Donald Trump? 01/18/2019
    24:46
  156. 164.
    How Brexit unravelled 01/17/2019
    24:37
  157. 165.
    The great Brexit rebellion 01/16/2019
    26:20
  158. 166.
    School segregation: a lesson from Birmingham 01/15/2019
    24:21
  159. 167.
    China's Muslim detention camps 01/14/2019
    23:10
  160. 168.
    Who will pay for Donald Trump's border wall? 01/11/2019
    25:26
  161. 169.
    On trial: El Salvador's abortion ban 01/10/2019
    24:14
  162. 170.
    Today in Focus | Deal or no deal? The Brexit road ahead 01/09/2019
    24:45
  163. 171.
    What does 2019 hold for Kim Jong-un and North Korea? 01/08/2019
    21:40
  164. 172.
    Is the anti-vaccine movement putting lives at risk? 01/07/2019
    24:59
  165. 173.
    Would you give your kidney to a stranger? 12/21/2018
    22:08
  166. 174.
    Windrush, Brexit, Trump and Cambridge Analytica: looking back at 2018 12/20/2018
    30:20
  167. 175.
    Can the NHS be saved? 12/19/2018
    23:20
  168. 176.
    Is this the end for the Sicilian mafia? 12/18/2018
    23:52
  169. 177.
    2018: a terrible year for Facebook 12/17/2018
    25:10
  170. 178.
    Is the net closing in on Donald Trump? 12/14/2018
    23:44
  171. 179.
    Theresa May: a crisis of confidence 12/13/2018
    25:09
  172. 180.
    Stansted 15: the conviction of peaceful protesters 12/12/2018
    22:47
  173. 181.
    Labour's Brexit dilemma 12/11/2018
    22:48
  174. 182.
    What is it like to fear your own child? 12/10/2018
    20:40
  175. 183.
    End of an era: Angela Merkel's long goodbye 12/07/2018
    24:25
  176. 184.
    Why are millions fleeing Venezuela? 12/06/2018
    23:03
  177. 185.
    In the room for the Brexit showdown 12/05/2018
    22:24
  178. 186.
    Bias in Britain: the truth about modern racism 12/04/2018
    23:32
  179. 187.
    Honduras, a dam and the murder of Berta Cáceres 12/03/2018
    23:32
  180. 188.
    The G20: Donald Trump and the rise of the strongmen 11/30/2018
    23:24
  181. 189.
    North Sentinel Island and the strange death of John Allen Chau 11/29/2018
    23:55
  182. 190.
    Has France fallen out of love with Emmanuel Macron? 11/28/2018
    23:00
  183. 191.
    Untested and unsafe: the medical implants scandal 11/27/2018
    26:18
  184. 192.
    Why did the fishing industry vote for Brexit? 11/26/2018
    22:51
  185. 193.
    Is big pharma ignoring the poor? 11/23/2018
    21:28
  186. 194.
    Why is Steve Bannon in Europe? 11/22/2018
    25:35
  187. 195.
    Donald Tusk, Russia and the plane crash that changed Poland 11/21/2018
    24:33
  188. 196.
    Asia Bibi: sentenced to death over a cup of water 11/20/2018
    20:35
  189. 197.
    Poverty in Britain: a social calamity 11/19/2018
    23:32
  190. 198.
    A day of Brexit chaos 11/16/2018
    23:25
  191. 199.
    The legacy of Islamic State in Iraq 11/15/2018
    21:00

Listen to Today in Focus now.

Listen to Today in Focus in full in the Spotify app