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The shadow chancellor’s American dream


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We chat to Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper. Adam is back from his holiday and is joined by Scotland Editor James Cook. They speak to the Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper and Madeleine Sumption, director of the Migration Observatory at Oxford U... more

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Inflation has fallen, but will we really notice the difference? Scotland editor James Cook steps in for Adam today. He talks to consumer champion Gemma Godfrey and Tim Harford, presenter of Radio 4’s More or Less, about today’s announcement that infl... more

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4.4 out of 5 stars from 6.9k ratings
  • Anaemic and partisan by being ‘impartial’

    I have listened to this podcast alot and have found it enjoyable but always a bit pro Tory. But I have listened to it today the day that Gary Lineker was sacked and the lack of introspection or proper debate just shows how anaemic the news reporting in the bbc is these days.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • Important show being ruined by flippant presenting

    I have listened to Newscast for a long time now but in recent months it has taken a real downturn. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • Variable

    I used to love this podcast, but I’m a less frequent listener these days. I find myself drawn elsewhere more often than not (Newsagents and The Rest is Politics.) What I enjoy most is when Newscast returns to the original Electioncast/Brexitcast style - senior BBC peeps together, commenting in depth, sometimes chatting with experts, having time to talk beyond the headlines, and mixing it with some levity/personality. (And cake. 🤣) Also one of the things I adored was having senior women together... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 months ago
  • It's consistently irreverent, informative and, most importantly, self reflective.

    Podcast Addict
    3 months ago
  • Awful today

    I’ve listened for years and enjoy it but today’s hosting was woeful. Singing, embarrassing. Please use interim hosts that have political experience.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 months ago

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