News podcasts worth listening to…

Want to stay up to date with the latest news? These are the best podcasts to listen to…

Beyond Today

‘One big question about one big story’ this podcast is on every weekday and discusses topical subject matters by interviewing experts. Tina Daheley and Matthew Price present in turn, and try to get to the bottom of all questions on that particular news story, to ‘change the way we see the world’. It’s a radio 4 podcast, and a very easy to listen to and remain engaged.

Duration? Around 20 minutes

*To note: Beyond Today is currently on pause, as the BBC has reallocated its journalists. 

The Week unwrapped

Olly Mann presents The Week’s podcast, which is published once a week and covers a number of news stories from that past week that might have not necessarily made the top headlines but are likely to be remembered. It’s a good overview of the news from a different perspective.

Duration? 15-35 minutes

Wired, the podcast

This weekly podcast sums up the week in tech, culture, science and politics. You’ll find out random facts and hear about what’s going on in the world of technology as well as interesting stories in the news.

Duration? 30-40 minutes

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The Intercept

Published every Wednesday, The Intercept investigated global issues, and topics that sometimes fly under the radar but are intriguing. The podcast deconstructs big world news stories.

Duration? 50-60 minutes

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