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On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our US correspondent Sally Lockwood reflects on the events which led to Derek Chauvin – a white former police officer - being convicted of murdering a black man. Plus, Lord Simon Woolley – founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote – looks at the potential impact of the verdict on tackling racial inequality globally.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer - Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive - Nelly StefanovaMusic - Steven Wheeler
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our US correspondent Sally Lockwood reflects on the events which led to Derek Chauvin – a white former police officer - being convicted of murdering a black man. Plus, Lord Simon Woolley – founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote – looks at the potential impact of the verdict on tackling racial inequality globally.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer - Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive - Nelly StefanovaMusic - Steven Wheeler
Men are becoming increasingly less fertile. A study found that sperm counts in the West had dropped by nearly 60% in the past 40 years. According to that study, if sperm counts continue to decrease at this rate, they are set to reach zero by 2045. What is hijacking our fertility, and could we be on the brink of extinction? In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan is joined by Shanna Swan, an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist who explains the causes of this reproductive crisis; Kate Brian from Fertility Network UK talks through the effects that infertility can have on people; and sperm donor Kyle Gordy describes the increase in demand for his services.
In early April, the British government announced a £43m support package to help Hong Kong citizens settle here – but is it enough? On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the social and economic impact of mass migration with Sunder Katwala from British Future, as Karolina Gerlich shares her story of moving to the UK after Poland joined the EU.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Alys BowenArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
On this Sky News Daily special, listen back to the funeral service of The Duke of Edinburgh with commentary from Sky's Royal commentator, Alastair Bruce.*Available until 17th May 2021.
After foreign aid was cut from 0.7% of GDP to 0.5%, the UK government has been clear it still prioritises biodiversity and climate projects. But what role does aid have in the success of conservation efforts? And how is the fight against poverty connected to our fight against environmental disasters?Host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Alex Oelofse, who is dedicating his life to protect rhinos in Africa. Plus, Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford and producer Chris Cunningham return from their mission to Namibia, where they uncovered truths behind poaching and oil exploration.
David Cameron’s activities face scrutiny but is lobbying really a dirty word? Why does it cause a stink? And does the act of persuasion need reform?On the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan and our chief political correspondent Jon Craig discuss the detail, while Iain Anderson (Cicero/AMO) and author Tamasin Cave share their views.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Alys BowenArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
David Cameron’s activities face scrutiny but is lobbying really a dirty word? Why does it cause a stink? And does the act of persuasion need reform?On the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan and our chief political correspondent Jon Craig discuss the detail, while Iain Anderson (Cicero/AMO) and author Tamasin Cave share their views.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Alys BowenArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
The COVID pandemic has meant families are facing the often untimely death of loved ones – but are men finding it harder to process their grief?On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, digital producer James Lillywhite talks about his documentary on cultural differences around the world, plus Rhian Mannings and Paul Yarwood share their personal journeys after losing loved ones.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Alys BowenArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
16- and 17-year-olds in Wales will have a chance to have their voices heard at the ballot box in the May 2021 elections. How will turnout impact the polls? And are teens educated enough to make an informed choice?On the Sky News Daily podcast, host Kate McCann speaks to Jonathon Dawes from the Conservatives, Poppy Stowell-Evans from Labour, and Gwion Rhisiart from Plaid Cymru about the difficulties of being young in politics, and what getting the vote means to them.
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, royal artist Ralph Heimans – who produced the Duke of Edinburgh’s final official portrait - talks about the time they spent together.Plus, our royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills examines the 99-year-old’s life and legacy.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Alys BowenArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
Why is there violence and anger in Northern Ireland? Why is it young people that are taking to the streets and could this be the end of the Good Friday agreement? In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan hears from Kevin Scott, who has been photographing the riots for the Belfast Telegraph, and Sky News senior Ireland correspondent David Blevins explains what’s triggered young people to take to the streets in loyalist areas.
Two documents - the Integrated Review of Security, and the Defence Command paper - mark a change in tact for UK security. They map out investments in new defence technology, a National Cyber Force and a downsizing of the armed forces.Will the British Army now be fit for 21st century combat?On the Sky News Daily podcast, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to our defence correspondent Alistair Bunkall as he takes us through the main developments for UK security policy. Plus, former specialist advisor and Professor of War Studies Michael Clarke describes what the future of warfare will look like.
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the global challenges as we look at a shift in attitudes towards cleaner energy.We are joined by our climate correspondent Lisa Holland and Dave Jones from the energy think tank Ember – plus mayor of Rawlins in Wyoming, Terry Weickum, talks about backing wind power as teenager; and Izzy Raj-Seppings and 86-year-old nun Sister Brigit Arthur tell us about the legal fight over coal expansion in Australia’s state of New South Wales.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneySenior data journalist – Isla Glaister Interviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
On the 25th May 2020 George Floyd was pinned to the ground by police officers, called because he had allegedly used a counterfeit $20 bill. His death sparked a summer of protest, anger and debate about racism in the US and beyond. Now, the trial of policeman Derek Chauvin has begun, with the harrowing video footage filmed by a bystander playing a major role in the case. On the Sky News Daily podcast we hear from Grace Beahm Alford, a photographer granted access to the trial of policeman Michael Slager, about what it’s like to witness a court case with the eyes of the world watching. Plus, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to our US correspondent Sally Lockwood about what we can expect from the Chauvin trial and the atmosphere on the ground.
Recent news stories have prompted discussions around identity and equality – so how important are schools when it comes to helping to shape a more inclusive future society?On the Sky News Daily podcast, Ashna Hurynag speaks to our correspondent Inzamam Rashid, teacher Michelle O'Neill from Wellacre Academy and commentator and writer Dr Rakib Ehsan.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
On 23 March, one of the largest container ships in the world became wedged in the Suez Canal. The queues began to get longer as other vessels carrying cargo such as livestock, Ikea furniture and tea, were held up either end of the waterway. It took six days to free it - with tugboats, diggers and dredgers all taking part in the operation. But the shipping route could take months to return to normal. Host Dermot Murnaghan is joined by Sky’s defence correspondent Alistair Bunkall to discuss who should be held accountable; and Rose George, journalist and author of Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside shipping, describes what it’s like to go down the Suez Canal.
An independent report commissioned by the Football Association into historical child sexual abuse found “significant institutional failings”. Sky News Daily podcast host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to abuse survivor Jason Dunford about his own experiences, and to our sports correspondent Martha Kelner about the content of this highly anticipated report.
Maintaining good mental health during lockdown hasn’t been easy - so on the Sky News Daily podcast we explore what makes us truly content in life.Dermot Murnaghan speaks to American Kristen Tcherneshoff who moved to the 'happiest country in the world', former Finland prime minister Alexander Stubb and Sir Anthony Seldon, who first introduced well-being lessons for UK schoolchildren in 2006.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer - Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive - Nelly StefanovaMusic - Steven Wheeler
After entering administration, Glasgow Rangers FC – part of the renowned Old Firm and a dominant force in Scottish football– were demoted from the premiership to the third division. Ten years later and they’re back at the top, led by Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard.How did this team find itself banished to the lowest tier of Scottish football? And how did it climb back out to clinch a 55th Premiership title?In this episode of the Sky News Daily podcast, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to football finance expert Kieran Maguire; die-hard fan David Edgar; and managing director of Rangers Football Club Stewart Robertson.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock laid out plans for the NHS recently in his bid to build a more integrated, more innovative and more responsive system. So what changes are coming? And will they work?Sky News Daily podcast host Dermot Murnaghan asks former health secretary Alan Johnson, and Saffron Cordery, deputy chief executive of NHS providers, to give their verdict.
For more than five years, Nicola Sturgeon has been the most powerful person in Scottish politics, and she has always stressed the importance of a key figure in helping her get there – Alex Salmond. The story of this political partnership has become increasingly complex and could have long-term effects on Scottish politics. In this episode, host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to MSP Alex Neil about the rise of Ms Sturgeon and what it’s been like to work alongside both party leaders, and Sky’s Scotland bureau chief James Matthews about what the Salmond report means for Ms Sturgeon’s career.
In this special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, people across the country share their experiences - including the Burr family who welcomed baby Flora as the UK’s first lockdown began.Plus, quantitative futurist Amy Webb speaks to Dermot about reshaping societies and the challenges ahead.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
In this special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, people across the country share their experiences - including the Burr family who welcomed baby Flora as the UK’s first lockdown began.Plus, quantitative futurist Amy Webb speaks to Dermot about reshaping societies and the challenges ahead.Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss differing perceptions of risk versus benefit and examine the potential impact of recent reports about the jab on the vaccine rollout.We are joined by GP Dr Ellie Cannon and ‘risk doctor’ David Hillson, an international thought-leader in risk management.Daily podcast team: Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersPodcast producer – Lauren PinkneyPodcast producer - Robyn Montague Interviews producer - Tatiana AldersonArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Rob FellowesArchive – Nelly Stefanova Music - Steven Wheeler
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Podcast Details

Created by
Sky News
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Sep 21st, 2015
Latest Episode
Apr 21st, 2021
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
1430
Avg. Episode Length
18 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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