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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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The young people speaking out against the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God

Rachael Reign was an active member of an evangelical Christian church with branches worldwide. It was only after leaving that she came to believe it had exposed her to a ?horrendous? ordeal. Maeve McClenaghan reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-12-02
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Imprisoned for being HIV positive

In more than 80 countries, people living with HIV still face criminalisation. We hear from two people who faced criminal charges in the US. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-12-01
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How far could China?s ?zero Covid? protests go?

China has been rocked by an outpouring of communal anger at the government?s restrictive ?zero Covid? lockdown policies. Could the protests develop into something more substantial? Tania Branigan reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-30
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The crypto-collapse: inside the crazy world of FTX

The cryptocurrency exchange FTX collapsed earlier this month, leaving billions of dollars unaccounted for. Alex Hern explores what happened and where the money went. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-29
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How dangerous is it to live in a damp, mouldy home?

The death of two-year-old Awaab Ishak from exposure to mould has shown the consequences of uninhabitable homes. But how many people are living in similarly unhealthy conditions and what can be done to protect their health?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-28
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Inside Qatar 2022: the World Cup of politics and protest

Football?s governing body Fifa has tried to keep politics out of the World Cup ? but there has never been a more political tournament, reports Michael Safi in Doha. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-25
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Is a second referendum on Scotland?s independence further away than ever?

The supreme court has ruled that the Scottish parliament cannot hold a second referendum without Westminster?s approval. Where does that leave the independence movement?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-24
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Trump v DeSantis: how ex-president?s fan could be his biggest rival

Florida governor Ron DeSantis passionately praised the former president ? now he is being talked about as a possible presidential candidate himself.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-23
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Cop27: another blow to 1.5C?

At Cop27 in Egypt, negotiations ran 40 hours past the Friday night deadline. Country delegates were able to agree a historic deal on loss and damage, but less progress was made on global fossil fuel emission targets. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-22
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Beyond 8 billion: why the world?s population matters

The world now contains 8bn people, according to the UN. Hannah Ellis-Peterson reports from India, which is on course to overtake China as the most populous nation. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-21
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Excitement, boycotts and rainbow protest: Qatar?s World Cup kicks off

The 2022 tournament is finally here. But for more than a decade, disquiet over the Gulf state hosting football?s biggest event has been growing. Four people ? with very different perspectives ? explain their views. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-18
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Autumn statement 2022: it?s going to hurt but will it work?

The Guardian?s economics editor, Larry Elliott, looks ahead to Jeremy Hunt?s crucial autumn statement, which is set to usher in a new era of austerity, and explains why is likely to fail just like George Osborne?s before it. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-17
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Reclaiming Kherson: what Russia?s retreat means for the fight for Ukraine

Ukrainians have reacted with jubilation after retaking Kherson city and the region around it. But what did living under Russian occupation do to the area and its people ? and is this really the beginning of the end of the war?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-16
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-15
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-14
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-11
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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. Demonstrators across the country ? many of whom are students or even schoolchildren ? are refusing to back down. What do they want and why are they willing to risk everything to get it?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-10
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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?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-09
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-08
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-07
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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?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-04
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-03
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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. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-02
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Culture wars, abortion and conspiracy theories: what the midterms tell us about the US

Florida used to be seen as a swing state but in recent years it has lurched further and further to the right. Now there are worries democracy itself is under threat. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-11-01
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What does it take to be an undercover police officer?? podcast

David Taylor began his undercover career targeting small-time drug dealers before going deeper into the world of organised crime. But it ended when he was suddenly pulled from a major investigation and he wants to know why. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-31
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Ben Roberts-Smith v the media, part one: reputation

Ben Doherty hosts a special series on the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial. Australia?s most-decorated living soldier is seeking to defend his reputation against reports in three newspapers that he says falsely accuse him of being a war criminal. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-29
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War hero or war criminal? Australia?s defamation trial of the century

Ben Roberts-Smith, Australia?s most decorated living soldier, is seeking to defend his reputation against reports in three newspapers that he says falsely accuse him of being a war criminal. Ben Doherty reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-28
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Can Rishi Sunak pull the Conservative party back together? ? podcast

After the chaos of Liz Truss?s short-lived stint as PM, there were claims the Conservative party was ungovernable. Can Rishi Sunak unify it once more?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-27
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The rise of Europe?s far-right parties ? podcast

Why are far-right parties becoming more influential in European politics? Jon Henley reports on the rise of the Brothers of Italy and the Sweden Democrats. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-26
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Is the UK ready for Rishi Sunak?

Nosheen Iqbal heads to Westminster, where the latest Tory leadership contest has resulted in the UK?s third prime minister this year. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-25
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Operation Soteria: a new approach to investigating rape

What can be done to improve rape conviction rates in Britain? Alexandra Topping reports on the police forces trialling a way of investigating rape and sexual assault cases. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-24
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The end of Liz Truss

Liz Truss has resigned after a disastrous premiership marked by U-turns and a self-inflicted economic crisis. Sonia Sodha reports on a day of turmoil in Westminster. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-21
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The all-powerful Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping is cementing his grip on power and is expected to be handed a third term. Rana Mitter and Emma Graham-Harrison examine what he will he do with it. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-20
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Liz Truss?s attack on nature

Amid the chaos engulfing Liz Truss?s government, one part of her growth agenda still in place is the junking of environmental protections. Sandra Laville reports on why green groups are so furious. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-19
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Who?s running Britain?

Jeremy Hunt has only been Chancellor for a few days. But on Monday he set about reversing almost everything that was in the prime minister?s policy platform. Is Liz Truss really still in charge of the country?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-18
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Is it time to rethink the laws on assisted dying?

Laws around assisted dying have long been contentious and euthanasia remains illegal in the UK. But campaigners such as David Minns are continuing to push for change. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-17
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Inside Frieze: what can it tell us about art, money and power in 2022?

It showcases the art world?s most cutting-edge work. But the Frieze art fair is also a marketplace where the eye-watering prices are defying the looming global recession. Jonathan Jones explains why this is happening ? and if the bubble is about to burst. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-14
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Putin?s revenge for the Crimea bridge attack

A series of missile attacks killed civilians across Ukraine this week as Russia responded to the bombing of a key bridge in Crimea. Luke Harding reports on what the escalation from Putin means for the war. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-13
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The meteoric rise of Suella Braverman

She has been an MP for only seven years but has been catapulted into one of the biggest jobs in politics. And, just over a month in, she is already making waves. But what do we know about the former lawyer ? and what does she want to do as home secretary?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-12
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Molly Russell: how a teenager?s death put social media on trial

Last month a coroner said Molly ?died from an act of self-harm whilst suffering from depression and the negative effects of online content?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-11
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The crisis in Britain?s nurseries: are we failing our youngest children?

Staff are leaving for better paid work in supermarkets, and parents say fees are expensive. How did the early years sector end up on the brink and how is it affecting our children?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-10
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The cheating scandal rocking the chess world

The usually sedate world of chess has been pitched into turmoil with allegations an American grandmaster has cheated more than 100 times. Bryan Graham reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-07
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Is Liz Truss already fighting to save her premiership?

It?s been four weeks since Liz Truss became prime minister and her policies are already facing criticism from senior Conservative MPs. Rafael Behr reports on whether she?ll be able to hold the party together. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-06
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Is Vladimir Putin really prepared to use nuclear weapons? ? podcast

Putin has been hinting he could use nuclear weapons since the beginning of his war in Ukraine. But in recent days the Russian president?s rhetoric has ramped up alarmingly. How seriously should we take his threats? Andrew Roth reports from Moscow. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-05
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Truss and Kwarteng: counting the cost of chaos

After delivering a mini-budget that caused financial mayhem, the chancellor backtracked on his headline tax cut ? but has the political and economic damage already been done? Heather Stewart reports. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-04
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How the assassination of Shinzo Abe became a political scandal in Japan

The killing of the former prime minister shocked Japan, and the ensuing scandal has shaken the government, says Justin McCurry in Tokyo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-10-03
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Brazil?s election: a last chance to save the Amazon?

Brazilians will go to the polls on Sunday with a stark choice to make about the future of their country. And it is one that will have far-reaching implications for the future of the planet, too, says Tom Phillips. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-09-30
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Mahsa Amini: how one women?s death ignited protests in Iran

Mahsa Amini died in custody after being detained by Iran?s ?morality police?. In the 13 days since her death, thousands have taken to the streets to protest against the country?s hijab laws. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-09-29
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Does Labour have a route out of Britain?s rolling crises?

As a currency crisis joins the cost of living crisis in the UK, Labour has taken a 17-point poll lead. Peter Walker reports from the party?s conference in Liverpool. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-09-28
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Lyrics on trial: how US rappers have their music used against them in court

Rappers are increasingly finding their music used against them in criminal trials. But as Sam Levin reports, California is taking steps to limit the practice. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
2022-09-27
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