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What has been happening in the UK and beyond today? Dermot Murnaghan hosts the Sky News Daily podcast featuring news and in-depth analysis from our team of specialist reporters.
6 hours ago
COVID stories: the vital role of BAME key workers | 3 August 2020
On this week’s Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we are joined by ordinary people sharing their own personal tales of survival and selflessness during the UK fight against the virus Today’s edition features Darren James Smith and Sachini Imbuldeniya, who are behind the anti-racism video poem You Clap For Me Now, along with Dr Zoe Williams – a GP who appeared in the clip which went viral. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster Interviews producer – Tatiana Alderson
3 days ago
War games in the Gulf - will diplomacy prevail? | 31 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine tensions between Iran and the United States after a fake American warship was used as target practice. We are joined by our foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes and US special envoy for Iran Brian Hook, discussing issues including the arms sanctions on Tehran and the future of the nuclear deal America withdrew from. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
4 days ago
Will we ever really find life on Mars? | 30 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss NASA’s launch of the Perseverance rover - the first leg of returning rock samples to Earth with the hope of finding microbial life and paving the way for humans to go to the planet. We look at why we go to these lengths and what’s behind mankind’s obsession with the planet. We are joined by Professor Sanjeev Gupta from Imperial College London who is going to be helping NASA oversee mission operations from a science and engineering point of view, and Nicholas Booth - who is co-author of ‘The Search for Life on Mars’ and a self-confessed Mars obsessive. Credits: Producer.: Nicola Eyers
5 days ago
Can the government control our calories? | 29 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the government’s Better Health Campaign – its diet, exercise strategies, and the impact it’s going to have on the economy. We are joined by Kate Nicholls, CEO of UK Hospitality and James Nye, Managing Director of Anglian Country Inns, discussing the mandatory ‘calorie labelling’. Dissecting the politics behind the campaign is Sam Coates, Sky News’ Deputy Political Editor. Credits: Producer- Nicola Eyers
6 days ago
The colour of power - is the leadership landscape changing? | 28 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine research suggesting ethnic minority women are particularly poorly represented in the UK's top jobs. We are joined by our reporter Helen-Ann Smith and Farrah Storr, the UK editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, who shares her story of career success. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 27, 2020
Will COVID & BLM protests 'destroy' Trump's chances of re-election? | 27 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast Dermot Murnaghan is joined by Larry Sanders to discuss the 2020 US presidential race including his brother Bernie's campaign before he dropped out. The Green Party's health spokesperson also talks about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in America as well as Black Lives Matter protests, US unemployment and the climate crisis. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Nicola Eyers Interviews editor - Jessica Howe
Jul 24, 2020
How COVID changed the UK - part two | 24 July 2020
On the second episode of this special two-part edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine what's next in the fight against the virus and look at the other challenges facing the country. Our team of specialists involved in a deep dive discussion include our political editor Beth Rigby and economics editor Ed Conway. Joining them, Sky correspondents Thomas Moore, Rowland Manthorpe and Lisa Holland are also on hand to offer their analysis and thoughts on the months ahead. Credits: Produced by Annie Joyce and Mark Thompson Ben Wickham – head of studio output Niel Finlay – director Belinda Skudder - editor Haroon Sarguroh - editor Fiona Northam - technical supervisor Jonathan Newman - sound supervisor Charlotte Bingham – graphics editor Gilberte Phanor – graphics editor Jenai Edwards – graphics designer
Jul 23, 2020
How COVID changed the UK - part one | 23 July 2020
On the first of a two-part special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we reflect on the first half of 2020, examining the decisions made during the virus pandemic as well as the impact they have had on life and society. Our team of specialists involved in a deep-dive discussion and analysis of the key moments include our political editor Beth Rigby and economics editor Ed Conway. Joining them, Sky correspondents Thomas Moore, Rowland Manthorpe and Lisa Holland help to explore the politics, the economics, the science, the data and the health implications. Credits: Produced by Annie Joyce and Mark Thompson Ben Wickham – head of studio output Niel Finlay – director Belinda Skudder - editor Haroon Sarguroh - editor Fiona Northam - technical supervisor Jonathan Newman - sound supervisor Charlotte Bingham – graphics editor Gilberte Phanor – graphics editor Jenai Edwards – designer
Jul 22, 2020
Does Russia report expose the truth - or 'Russophobia'? | 22 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the fallout to the Intelligence and Security Committee report which claimed Britain "took its eye off the ball" over Russia. We are joined by our foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes and Moscow correspondent Diana Magnay - plus Richard Sakwa, a professor of Russian and European politics at the University of Kent. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Nicola Eyers Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jul 21, 2020
Is there a link between climate change and child slavery in West Africa? | 21 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the exploitation of young talibe boys in Senegal and why climate change could be adding to problems in the region. We are joined by our Defence and Security Correspondent Alistair Bunkall and Lauren Seibert - a consultant on children’s rights who has led on research for Human Rights Watch. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Ana Bates
Jul 20, 2020
Is this our best shot at ending homelessness? 20 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we look at what needs to be done to end homelessness and ask whether Prince William is right to say the UK will never have a better chance to 'crack' the problem. Andy Batty tells us his story of living on the streets. We are also joined by the founder of the Big Issue Lord Bird, and Chris Wood from housing charity Shelter. Credits: Producer - Ana Bates Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jul 17, 2020
Is UK equipped to deal with British Jihadists and their brides? | 17 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we examine Shamima Begum’s case and the potential precedent sets. We are joined by Sky’s John Sparks, Dr Emma El-Badawy from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and legal expert Luke Gittos. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jul 16, 2020
Escape to freedom: the story of a modern day slave | 16 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Sophy Ridge, we hear the ordeal faced by one Ghanaian woman who sought work in Lebanon but instead faced sexual abuse and assault. We are joined by our Middle East correspondent Mark Stone and Sky’s Becky Johnson to examine the impact of modern slavery in different countries including the UK and discuss what is needed to tackle the issue. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 15, 2020
The COVID-19 ‘experiment’ - have we got virus under control? | 15 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we examine what more we now know about the way the virus is transmitted and its impact on the human body. We are joined by professor Peter Openshaw, from Imperial College London and professor Nicola Stonehouse, at the University of Leeds. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
Jul 14, 2020
What will Huawei ban mean for relations with China and consumers? | 14 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Sophy Ridge, we examine the decision to strip the Chinese tech firm of its role in the UK's 5G network by 2027. We are joined by our foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes and Sky's technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe to discuss Huawei's presence in our everyday lives, as well as the fallout to the move and impact on consumers. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 13, 2020
Back to Bergamo: What can UK learn about Italy's COVID-19 journey? | 13 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we return to Lombardy - the region in Italy worst-affected by Covid-19 earlier this year. We are joined by our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay and Dr Roberto Cosentini - head of the emergency department at Papa Giovanni hospital in Bergamo. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 10, 2020
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: 'The real heroes in fight against Covid-19 are women' | 10 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we are joined by the former president of Liberia who is working with the World Health Organisation to evaluate the global response to the pandemic. The member of The Elders - who was the first elected female head of state in Africa - discusses the impact of the virus and role of world leaders through the crisis, as well as the challenges ahead as the search for a vaccine continues. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews Editor - Jessica Howe
Jul 9, 2020
Difficult times ahead for the country - but is the Chancellor up to the challenge? | 9 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the second phase of Rishi Sunak's recovery plan for the UK economy following Covid-19 and what it means for young people. We are joined by our deputy political editor Sam Coates - along with 18 year-old uni student Bethany Watt from North Ayrshire and Nigel Morris, president of the charity Working Options in Education. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 8, 2020
Primodos, mesh & valproate scandals: what next for survivors? | 8 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Gillian Joseph, we examine the outcome of the independent review into the pregnancy hormone drug, vaginal mesh and an epilepsy drug. We are joined by our home affairs editor Jason Farrell, Yvette Greenway-Mansfield - who had pelvic mesh fitted in 2009 - and Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi, chair of the parliamentary group campaigning for Primodos survivors. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 7, 2020
Careless words from the PM on social care in England? | 7 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of Boris Johnson's comments about care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are joined by Dr Cathy Gardner, whose elderly father died in a care home in Oxfordshire in April with suspected coronavirus. We also speak to Martin Jones Age UK trustee and CEO of Home Instead Senior Care UK, about the challenges facing the sector, funding issues and creating a model for the future. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 6, 2020
Lights, camera - but when will the arts see some action? | 6 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the challenges faced by the industry following the coronavirus lockdown. We are joined by Annabel Turpin, head of the ARC arts venue in Stockton - plus we chat to our Scotland correspondent James Matthews from a beer garden in Glasgow about the changes where he is based. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jul 3, 2020
Lockdown easing and does NHS need reform after COVID-19 crisis? | 3 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we examine the changes after countries are given quarantine exemptions in England. We are joined by our chief political correspondent Jon Craig, The Sun's travel editor Lisa Minot - plus Dr Louise Irvine and Dr John Lee discuss the feats and flaws of the NHS as it turns 72 this weekend. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Tatiana Alderson
Jul 2, 2020
Will local lockdowns scupper plans to reopen schools 'full-time'? | 2 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's plan for pupils to return to classrooms in England in September. We are joined by our political correspondent Tamara Cohen, plus Leicester's mayor Sir Peter Soulsby talks about his city's local lockdown and Sky's Siobhan Robbins discusses the impact of coronavirus on Thailand's sex trade and tourism. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jul 1, 2020
Remdesivir row: COVID-19 drug prompts patent rules debate | 1 July 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the move by the US to buy up global supplies of the drug and its benefits. We are joined by Dr Andrew Hill from the University of Liverpool, who also tells us about other drugs being repurposed to treat patients with the virus. Plus, Hugh Milward from Microsoft and LinkedIn's Josh Graff discuss tectonic shifts in the jobs market as more firms announce cuts - and the launch of their global skills initiative: https://opportunity.linkedin.com Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jun 30, 2020
Project Speed: Will PM's plan to 'build, build, build' provide jobs needed? | 30 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the detail in Boris Johnson's 'infrastructure revolution' plan promising a £5bn deal to build homes and infrastructure. We are joined today by our deputy political editor Sam Coates, Miatta Fahnbulleh - chief executive at the New Economics Foundation and deputy director of the Adam Smith Institute, Matt Kilcoyne. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jun 29, 2020
Local lockdowns as global COVID-19 deaths pass half a million | 29 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine how imposing regional restrictions could work and their effectiveness. We are joined by our correspondents Becky Johnson and Mark Stone, who has been looking at the global impact of the virus including in countries such as Yemen. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jun 26, 2020
How football has transformed since Liverpool's last league title | 26 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels looks at Liverpool FC's long wait to be crowned champions of the top flight. How much has football, and the city, changed in that time? We are joined by Nigel Spackman, who played for the club in the 1980s, and John Gibbons, creator of the Liverpool podcast 'The Anfield Wrap'. Plus, who is the real Melania Trump? We ask the author of her new biography, Mary Jordan. ..... Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry
Jun 25, 2020
The minister, the party donor & the £1bn property row | 25 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Sophy Ridge examines the scandal surrounding Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. We pick through the details of the planning row with Sky's chief political correspondent Jon Craig. We also look at the wider issues with Jill Rutter, from the Institute for Government, and Professor Tim Bale, from Queen Mary University. Plus, Sky's home affairs correspondent, Mark White, reports on the serious disorder which left dozens of police officers injured in south London. Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry
Jun 24, 2020
How can the UK prevent a second wave of COVID-19? | 24 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels discusses the risks of a second wave of COVID-19 in the UK, as medics urge political leaders to be prepared for a rise in infections. We are joined by public health experts Professor Jo Martin, president of the Royal College of Pathologists; and Professor Julian Peto, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Sky's chief political correspondent Jon Craig has his analysis of the different lockdown rules in different parts of the UK. Plus, Sky's US correspondent Greg Milam speaks to us about the case of British man Krishna Maharaja, who has been in jail for three decades in the US for a crime he says he didn't commit. Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry
Jun 23, 2020
Easing lockdown: Is it a risk worth taking? | 23 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Gillian Joseph, we consider the benefits and challenges of reducing the two-metre social distancing rule in England. We also examine the needs of the economy as the hospitality sector reopens. We are joined by Dr Zeshan Qureshi, lead author of a report on social distancing for Oxford University's Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine – plus consumer expert Sue Hayward tells us whether she thinks there's a desire to head back to the pub. Credits: Producer – Ana Bates Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jun 22, 2020
Windrush Day: The continued fight for justice | 22 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Gillian Joseph, we examine how families of the Windrush generation continue to fight for justice. We hear one man's story of what he calls the 'humiliation' of being deemed an illegal immigrant in the country he called home for more than 50 years. We are also joined by Kunle Olulode, Director of Voice4Change England, who talks to us about the Windrush Cross-Government Working Group designed to 'right the wrongs'. Credits: Producer – Ana Bates Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jun 19, 2020
Will lower COVID alert level help schools fully reopen in September? | 19 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels looks at the huge challenge facing Britain's children, after months of lost learning. With the UK's COVID alert level lowered, and the government pledging £1bn for catch-up help, is a full return to schools in September achievable? We are joined by Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL); Professor Becky Francis, chief executive of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF); and Tamara Cohen, Sky's political correspondent. Plus, we bring you the story of 'Ben', a 14-year-old boy who ran away from home at the height of the pandemic, and was dragged further into gang life. Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer – Oli Foster
Jun 18, 2020
Will bombshell revelations hurt Trump's re-election hopes? | My 'living death' in an Iranian jail | 18 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels examines whether the claims about US President Donald Trump made by former aide John Bolton will damage his bid for re-election. We are joined from Washington by Sky's US correspondent Amanda Walker and Kate Andrews, economics correspondent at The Spectator. Plus, we bring you the exclusive story of a British-Iranian man, Anoosheh Ashoori, who is one of up to 12 Britons being held in Iran's jails. We also pay tribute to Dame Vera Lynn, who has died aged 103. Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer – Oli Foster
Jun 17, 2020
Will 'breakthrough' COVID-19 treatment help us find a cure? | 17 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we look in detail at dexamethasone - the drug being described as a "remarkable breakthrough" in the treatment of coronavirus. We are joined by Dr Joe Grove, a virologist at the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation at UCL, and Dr Ria Lina, a comedian and specialist in viral bioinformatics. Plus, we examine whether George Floyd's death will lead to lasting change on racial injustice, as part of our special programme 'Race And Revolution: Is Change Going To Come?' Credits: Producer – Kit Bradshaw Assistant producer – Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer – Oli Foster
Jun 16, 2020
Marcus Rashford prompts Govt U-turn on free school meals | 16 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of the England footballer's campaign and discuss how children have been treated during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are joined by our political correspondent Tamara Cohen, football coach Dave Horrocks and the YMCA's Alan Fraser. Plus, Dr Kojo Koram, law lecturer at Birkbeck School of Law comedian Andrew Doyle talk to us about the portrayal of black people in entertainment after Black Lives Matter protests. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster Audio credit: 'Little Britain' and 'Fawlty Towers' (BBC)
Jun 15, 2020
Rayshard Brooks Death: how many protests will it take for change? | 15 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the fallout following the death of the 27 year-old who was shot by police in Atlanta. We are joined by our correspondent Mark Stone in the US, as well Sky's Gillian Joseph on discussing the issue of racism. Plus, DCI Karen Geddes from West Midlands Police shares her experience of being a black woman in uniform.
Jun 12, 2020
Have we 'turned the tide' on COVID? And the power of protest | 12 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Sophy Ridge, we examine the Government's handling of coronavirus as figures show Britain's economy slumped by a quarter during lockdown. We are joined by Sky's Ashish Joshi and economics correspondent for The Spectator, Kate Andrews - plus, sociologist Dr Lisa McKenzie discusses the impact of recent and historical protests. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry Interviews producer - Oli Foster
Jun 11, 2020
Generation COVID and global spread of #TakeTheKnee | 11 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on young people in the UK. We are joined by Sky's Inzamam Rashid as 23 year old Saeed Atcha and 18 year-old Bethany Watt share their experience of what lockdown has meant for them. Plus, our sport correspondent Martha Kelner discusses the history of the silent protest and it's growing use in support of #BlackLivesMatter following the death of George Floyd in the US. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jun 10, 2020
Can Rishi Sunak get the UK economy back on its feet? And Prince Philip turns 99 | 10 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Chancellor's plan as the Government revealed a further easing of lockdown measures in England. We are joined by our economics editor Ed Conway and Sky's Royal correspondent speaks about the Duke of Edinburgh's minimal fuss birthday celebrations. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Assistant producer - Sabah Choudhry
Jun 9, 2020
A lesson for ministers & 'evolving science' during COVID-19 | 9 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's apparent indecision during the pandemic as it drops plans for all primary school children to return to classrooms in England before the summer break. We are joined by our chief political correspondent Jon Craig and headteacher Jo Young from Leighton Academy and Nursery in Crewe. Plus, UnHerd's science columnist Tom Chivers discusses how scientific advice has also changed during the pandemic as we look at the 2-metre rule. Credits: Producer - Annie Joyce Production support - Sabah Choudhry Interviews guests - Oli Foster
Jun 8, 2020
Anti-racism protests, the pandemic and controversial statues | 8 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the violent clashes seen during UK protests following the death of George Floyd in the US with home affairs correspondent Mark White. Plus, do statues of controversial historical figures still have a place in British society? We are joined by historian Alex von Tunzelmann, academic Dalia Gebrial and The Times' Red Box columnist Mercy Muroki to discuss the debate after a statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down by protesters and dumped in Bristol's harbour on Sunday.
Jun 5, 2020
Madeleine McCann: Will we ever know what happened to her? | 5 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine recent developments in one of the most heavily reported missing-person investigations in modern history. Our crime correspondent Martin Brunt, who has followed the case since she disappeared more than 13 years ago aged three, also looks back at some of the key moments throughout. Plus, we have an exclusive interview with Prince Charles as part of our special series After The Pandemic: Our New World - looking at life after Covid-19.
Jun 4, 2020
Brazil's COVID-19 response: A recipe for disaster? | 4 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the devastating impact the virus is having on the South American country. We are joined by our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay from Manaus in the state of Amazonas - plus we look at the search for a vaccine and treatment for Covid-19 as part of our special series After The Pandemic: Our New World.
Jun 3, 2020
Will COVID-19 quarantine plan cripple travel industry? | 3 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of the measures coming in on Monday for the sector and travellers. We are joined by our deputy political editor Sam Coates and Sean Tipton from ABTA - plus we look at the future of work and the economy following the coronavirus crisis as part of our special series After The Pandemic: Our New World.
Jun 2, 2020
George Floyd Protests: Is Donald Trump's rhetoric fuelling violence? | 2 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the US president's response to protests following the 46-year-old's death while in police custody. We are joined by our US correspondent Cordelia Lynch and political academics Dr Cheryl Hudson and Dr Ashok Kumar - plus we look at the issue of trust in world leaders after the COVID-19 crisis as part of our special series After The Pandemic: Our New World.
Jun 1, 2020
Is there confidence in the classroom? And The Plastic Nile | 1 June 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we discuss the move to get more children back in lessons in England more than two months after the coronavirus lockdown. We are joined by education consultant Gareth Sturdy and sociology lecturer Jennie Bristow - plus we speak to our special correspondent Alex Crawford about The Plastic Nile, looking at the impact of plastic waste on the world's longest river.
May 29, 2020
Life after lockdown: How will our new world shape up? | 29 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine what the future may look like after the COVID-19 pandemic - and how we'll get there. We are joined by Douglas McWilliams, founder of the Centre for Economic and Business Research and Dr Bharat Pankhania, senior clinical lecturer at the University of Exeter - plus the writer Deborah Feldman talks to us about her remarkable life story.
May 28, 2020
Lockdown changes, test and trace & 'protecting' medical advisers? | 28 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine how restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 are slowly being eased in the UK. We are joined by our correspondent Katie Spencer and policing analyst Graham Wettone, plus Sky's Michelle Clifford and Hugo Faria from a project in Portugal discuss how the country's radical approach to drugs is making a big difference.
May 27, 2020
Boris Johnson wants to 'move on' from Dominic Cummings row | 27 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine what the Prime Minister had to say to senior MPs about his top adviser and the Government's handing of the UK Covid-19 crisis. Analysis from our deputy political editor Sam Coates, plus Sky's sport correspondent Martha Kelner on the Premier League and Robin Ferris from Bankuet talks about increased demand for food banks during lockdown.
May 26, 2020
Has PM undermined public health messaging for tackling COVID-19? | 26 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the continuing controversy surrounding Boris Johnson and his top adviser Dominic Cummings with our chief political correspondent Jon Craig and sociologist Dr Ashley Frawley. We also look at the impact of the pandemic on the pub industry and discuss how it's adapting for life after lockdown with the founder of Oakman Inns, Peter Borg-Neal and Christopher Snowdon, from the Institute of Economic Affairs.
May 25, 2020
Will Boris Johnson regret backing Dominic Cummings? | 25 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast our deputy political editor Sam Coates examines the fallout to the Dominic Cummings row. Just how important is the PM's top adviser? Has the public lost trust and confidence in the Government? And what difference will the row make to future compliance of the coronavirus lockdown rules? We're joined by Salma Shah, former Tory adviser to ex Home Secretary Sajid Javid and political editor at The Times, Francis Elliott to discuss.
May 22, 2020
Will quarantine for travellers curb foreign holidays this summer? | 22 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the new rules from June 8 on people coming into the UK with our political correspondent Tom Rayner and The Sun's travel editor Lisa Minot. We also speak to Sir Lloyd Dorfman about the Remember Me campaign - @RememberMeMemo - and we discuss the impact of China's new security law on Hong Kong with our Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire and author Austin Williams.
May 21, 2020
COVID-19 antibody tests, roadmaps & animal markets | 21 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the Government's announcement on antibody tests and how the different corners of the UK plan to ease lockdown restrictions. We our joined by Sky's Jon Craig, James Matthews and David Blevins - plus our South East Asia correspondent Siobhan Robbins talks about everyday life in Thailand and animal markets in the region.
May 20, 2020
Will the PM's 'world beating' track and trace system deliver? | 20 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's strategy as it looks to get schools to reopen in June following the coronavirus lockdown. We are joined by our deputy political editor Sam Coates - plus we look at the vital role young people could play in the economic recovery with Nigel Morris, from the charity Working Options in Education, and 25 year-old entrepreneur Timo Armoo.
May 19, 2020
Will lessons learned over the COVID-19 care homes crisis fuel change? | 19 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government response to the virus pandemic in England's social care sector. We are joined by Sky's Lisa Holland and Professor Martin Green, chief executive of Care England - plus our Middle East correspondent Mark Stone discusses the devastating impact of Covid-19 in war-torn Yemen.
May 18, 2020
More eligible for COVID-19 tests & some jury trials resume | 18 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's announcement on expanding testing and discuss the updated symptoms list affecting taste and smell. We are joined by our political correspondent Tamara Cohen and NHS doctor Sonia Adesara - plus we speak to Sky's home affairs correspondent Mark White about the return of jury trials in England and Wales.
May 15, 2020
How worried should we be about the COVID-19 'R' rate? | 15 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we examine the rate at which the virus is spreading across the UK with our science correspondent Thomas Moore and Sky data journalist Isla Glaister. We also discuss the row over schools in England going back in June with our political correspondent and Darren Northcott, from the NASUWT teaching union. Plus we speak to Stuart Templeton from Slack UK about the future of remote working.
May 14, 2020
Game-changing antibody test? And Mexico's hidden COVID-19 pandemic | 14 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take a closer look at a new antibody test approved for use in the UK with our technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe and virus expert Dr Ria Lina. We also speak to Sky's deputy political editor Sam Coates about Sir Mark Sedwill and our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay talks to us about his investigation into coronavirus cases in Mexico.
May 13, 2020
How much worse will the economic hit due to Covid-19 be? | 13 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the biggest GDP fall since the financial crash with our economics editor Ed Conway and discuss England's 'back in business' housing market. We also speak to Beth Cameron, from the Nuclear Threat Initiative, who oversaw the creation of the Pandemic Playbook during her time as a White House civil servant.
May 12, 2020
Getting back to work & the killer in our care homes | 12 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the extension of the Chancellor's furlough scheme as some people in the UK prepare to return to their jobs. Celebrity chef Marcus Wareing talks about the challenges for the hospitality industry, plus The Spectator's Kate Andrews and Carys Roberts - chief executive at the IPPR think tank - joins us along with Sky's Lisa Holland on the care homes crisis.
May 11, 2020
PM's roadmap out of lockdown: clarity or further confusion? | 11 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine Boris Johnson's 50-page plan for easing the restrictions imposed due to Covid-19. We are joined by our deputy political editor Sam Coates, Claire Walker - co-executive director at the British Chamber of Commerce, chair of the Emergency Planning Society Jacqui Semple and Geoff Barton, General Secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders.
May 8, 2020
VE Day 75: Commemorating the end of WWII | 8 May 2020
On this special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we pay tribute to those who fought - and died - for our freedom and discuss the significance of Victory in Europe Day. We are joined by historian Andrew Roberts and VE veteran Geoff Pulzer, who shares his memories of the Second World War.
May 7, 2020
'Modest' lockdown changes, recession fears & the frontline | 7 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the economic impact of Covid-19 before Boris Johnson reveals his 'roadmap' plan on Sunday. We are joined today by West Midlands mayor Andy Street, economist Miatta Fahnbulleh and Sky's deputy political editor Sam Coates - plus our special correspondent Alex Crawford shares stories of the patients and NHS frontline workers.
May 6, 2020
How will lockdown measures be relaxed? And scientists under scrutiny | 6 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the latest UK Covid-19 death figures, lockdown easing plans and testing targets with Sky's Laura Bundock and The Observer's Sonia Sodha. We also examine the resignation of one of the Government's top scientific advisers, Professor Neil Ferguson - who admitted breaking social distancing rules - and look at issues around media trust during the pandemic.
May 5, 2020
COVID-19 crisis: The hunt for hackers & adjusting to a new normal | 5 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the easing of lockdown measures and cyber attacks targeting vaccine researchers with our chief political correspondent Jon Craig and The Spectator's Kate Andrews. We also speak to the Nobel prize-winning American economist Joseph Stiglitz about the wider impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the future of globalisation and US-UK trade talks.
May 4, 2020
COVID-19 crisis: Will contact tracing app get UK moving again? | 4 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's 'test, track and trace' strategy as we look at the challenges ahead to get Britain back to work. We are joined today by Sky's deputy political editor Sam Coates, our technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe and political journalist, Isabel Oakeshott.
May 1, 2020
Controversy over Covid-19 testing target & contact tracing app | 1 May 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels examines how the Government met its testing 'goal' with our deputy political editor Sam Coates, Sky's Ashish Joshi and virus expert Dr Ria Lina. We also discuss how insect repellent could potentially kill the virus with Sky's Deborah Haynes and our royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills joins us for a chat about the Duchess of Sussex.
Apr 30, 2020
Lockdown exit plan on way as UK passes COVID-19 peak | 30 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine what Boris Johnson has had to say, as well as the 'R' number, that testing target and the issue of face masks. We are joined today by our deputy political editor Sam Coates - plus former New Zealand PM Helen Clark talks to us about the international response, 'travel bubbles' and the 'making or breaking' of global leaders during the pandemic.
Apr 29, 2020
Covid-19 crisis in care homes as PM becomes a dad again | 29 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the issue of deaths in care homes, a 'phased' reopening of schools and Boris Johnson's new arrival. We are joined today by Sky's Tamara Cohen and Nick Martin - plus we take a look at China's role in the pandemic with our diplomatic editor Dominic Waghorn, Dr Tara McCormack (University of Leicester) and Dr Lee Jones ( Queen Mary University of London).
Apr 28, 2020
Protecting those in the NHS & social care: have we done enough? | 28 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government response as the nation pays tribute to frontline workers who have died after contracting Covid-19. We are joined today by our health correspondent Ashish Joshi and City Am's Rachel Cunliffe - plus former head of NHS England Sir David Nicholson talks to us about the pressures on the health service.
Apr 27, 2020
Covid-19 crisis: PM asks for our patience to avoid 'a new wave of death' | 27 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss Boris Johnson's return and lockdown fatigue with our political correspondent Tom Rayner, Daniel Moylan - a former adviser to Mr Johnson - and Rob Lyons, from the Academy of Ideas think tank. We also speak to Sky's Michelle Clifford about Iceland's response to the global pandemic.
Apr 24, 2020
UK Covid-19 crisis: Are we being treated like children? | 24 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we discuss the lockdown and testing as well as the impact on the Brexit transition period. We are joined today by Sky's Joe Pike, political journalist Isabel Oakeshott and political consultant Nina Schick - plus Danish physician Prof Peter Gøtzsche speaks to us about lockdown measures.
Apr 23, 2020
Covid-19 testing, human vaccine trials & Ramadan | 23 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's promise for essential workers and their households to be able to access tests for the virus. We are joined by our political correspondent Kate McCann, while Sky's science correspondent Thomas Moore speaks to producer Annie Joyce about efforts to find a vaccine - and we find out how religious communities are coping during the UK lockdown.
Apr 22, 2020
The UK peak & could Covid-19 detecting dogs get us out of lockdown? | 22 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the Government's response to the coronavirus pandemic. We are joined by Sky's Katie Spencer and Isla Glaister along with science writer Tom Chivers - plus we speak to the Medical Detection Dogs charity and oncologist Prof Karol Sikora about dogs being trained to detect the virus in people. Check out @medicaldetectiondogs on Instagram to meet the special recruits. Image credit: Nigel Harper Photography.
Apr 21, 2020
Covid-19 Crisis: Is the health secretary making promises he can't keep? | 21 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the pressure on Matt Hancock over testing and PPE issues as well as the efforts to develop a vaccine. We are joined today by our political correspondent Joe Pike and comedian Andrew Doyle - plus Zoe Strimpel, historian of gender and intimacy in modern Britain, talks about the impact of lockdown on relationships.
Apr 20, 2020
Furlough scheme starts but is there a road to recovery after COVID-19? | 20 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we examine the government scheme to help workers as the Chancellor looks to innovation to help the economy. We are joined by our political correspondent Kate McCann, Mike Cherry from the the Federation of Small Businesses and economist Daniel Tomlinson - plus former teacher Tom Crombie talks about home-schooling as the summer term gets going.
Apr 17, 2020
Race for COVID-19 vaccine & face masks debate | 17 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine a warning from a top physician that the UK should prepare for further waves of the virus in the year ahead. We are joined by virus expert Dr Ria Lina, looking at efforts to develop a vaccine - plus former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, Margaret Hamburg, discusses the challenges faced as the FDA tries to protect public health during the pandemic.
Apr 16, 2020
Can UK cope with coronavirus lockdown extension? | 16 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the decision by the government to keep restrictions in place for at least another few weeks. We also look at the emotional and financial cost of the lockdown on people across the country.
Apr 15, 2020
Virus pandemic: Has the government failed care homes? | 15 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss measures to bolster COVID-19 testing in the social care setting. We also examine suggestions that BAME communities are disproportionately affected by the virus.
Apr 14, 2020
Economic fears, Europe's coronavirus lockdowns & care homes | 14 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy. Our correspondents Adam Parsons and Alex Rossi also discuss lockdown measures in countries such as Spain and France and look at figures around care home deaths.
Apr 13, 2020
Can the UK 'stick with' the government's COVID-19 plan? | 13 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the impact of measures being taken as the lockdown looks unlikely to end this week. We are joined by our political correspondent Tom Rayner, Ash Sarkar from Novara Media and the author Timandra Harkness - plus Mike Adams from the Royal College of Nursing discusses Boris Johnson's recovery, praise for healthcare workers and the PPE issue.
Apr 10, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: Is the lockdown losing momentum? | 10 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we ask whether the public is losing patience with the coronavirus lockdown and discuss how the police are using their powers to enforce the measures. We also ask how the restrictions are impacting on family life. And Brian Conley tells Sky's Jonathan Samuels about a virtual show to help lift the spirits of care home residents.
Apr 9, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: What can we learn from Germany? | 9 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Munaghan asks why the UK is behind Germany when it comes to testing for the coronavirus. Our Europe correspondent Adam Parsons tells how they're tackling Covid-19. And disability activists Caroline Casey and Dr Amy Kavanagh explain why things shouldn't necessarily go back to normal after the lockdown.
Apr 8, 2020
Was COVID-19 pandemic declaration too slow? | 8 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan examines President Trump's claim that the World Health Organisation 'missed the call' over the spread of the coronavirus. We are joined today by former WHO special adviser Professor David Harper to discuss the fallout - while Daily Mirror columnist Susie Boniface talks about the impact of the lockdown on domestic abuse victims as more funding is promised for charities.
Apr 7, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: What happens in intensive care? | 7 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we ask what life is like on the frontline battling coronavirus in intensive care units. We hear first-hand from a consultant, as well as from a patient who's recovered from Covid-19. And our political correspondent Joe Pike explains who's in charge while the Prime Minister's in hospital, and the inner workings of government.
Apr 6, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: Are we at war with the coronavirus? | 6 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we ask whether the Prime Minister can effectively lead government from hospital with the very virus he's trying to fight. We also look back at the Queen's historic address to the nation. And our diplomatic editor Dominic Waghorn, and a team of correspondents around the world discuss an apparent cover-up attempt by China.
Apr 3, 2020
When will COVID-19 peak in the UK? | 3 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we ask when the coronavirus outbreak will peak in the UK as two frontline workers die fighting the infection. As we are again being urged to stay at home, we take a look at the Government's strategy and how prepared they are to deal with the pandemic. Also today, we ask consider the impact of coronavirus on the fight against climate change.
Apr 2, 2020
A new COVID-19 plan - & who lives or dies? | 2 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we ask whether the health secretary's five-point plan to boost coronavirus testing to 100,000 a day goes far enough. We are joined by Matthew Lesh, the head of research at the Adam Smith Institute, who compares the UK's record with other countries - and we hear from a 25-year-old cancer patient who's been told by doctors she may not get an intensive care bed if she contracts Covid-19.
Apr 1, 2020
Testing times & can we ‘brew’ a COVID-19 vaccine? | 1 April 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the row over UK testing - and ask: are we all 'in this together'? We are joined by our chief political correspondent Jon Craig and sociologist Dr Lisa McKenzie to examine the day's talking points, plus tennis coach Dan Travis reacts to the cancellation of this year's Wimbledon tournament - and we speak to Dr Al Edwards, who is among scientists working to develop a vaccine.
Mar 31, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: Is the UK beginning to 'flatten the curve'? | 31 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels examines the impact lockdown measures may be having - with Sky correspondents Jon Craig and Laura Bundock joined by columnist Peter Hitchens. We also discuss testing and contact tracing with our technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe and former director general of the Israeli Ministry of Health, Dr Yoram Lass - and Major Tim Cross talks about transforming London's ExCel centre into a temporary hospital.
Mar 30, 2020
Rescue flights, UK lockdown & interpreting COVID-19 numbers | 30 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the Government's £75m deal to help British people stranded abroad - a week on since the UK was placed in lockdown. We are joined by our health correspondent Ashish Joshi and virus expert Dr Ria Lina - plus we put the numbers into context with Sky's data journalist Carmen Aguilar Garcia and former NHS consultant pathologist Dr John Lee.
Mar 27, 2020
Boris Johnson self-isolates as UK honours NHS heroes | 27 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the UK fight after the Prime Minister and Health Secretary Matt Hancock tested positive. We're joined by our correspondent Katie Spencer and journalist Ella Whelan to examine the implications - plus we speak to some of those on the frontline and a family helping the most vulnerable.
Mar 26, 2020
COVID-19 crisis: Self-employed, fake news & America's fight | 26 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the financial support package announced by the Chancellor with our business correspondent Paul Kelso and The Spectator's economics correspondent Kate Andrews. We also look at the issue of misinformation with Sky's technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe and Dr Norman Lewis - and our US correspondent Amanda Walker discusses the impact on America.
Mar 25, 2020
Virus Pandemic: Volunteers, Prince Charles & stranded Britons | 25 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we look at help for the NHS and testing in the UK fight against COVID-19 after Prince Charles was diagnosed. We also discuss the plight of British people abroad trying desperately to get back to the UK - with The Sun's travel editor Lisa Minot and Claire Fox, director of the Academy of Ideas think tank joining our correspondents today.
Mar 24, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic: The UK lockdown begins | 24 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan discusses the tougher measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 - and we take a look at how life in China is beginning to return to normal. We are joined by Sky's policing analyst Graham Wettone and the writer Mo Lovatt, along with some of our correspondents offering more details and analysis.
Mar 23, 2020
Virus pandemic: Shielding the vulnerable and social distancing | 23 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast Jonathan Samuels looks at measures to shield the vulnerable and issues around social distancing. We are joined by Sky's science correspondent Thomas Moore, GP Dr Sufiyan Ali and Zainab Gulamali from the Muslim Council of Britain.
Mar 20, 2020
Italy's COVID-19 warning as UK measures ramp up | 20 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels speaks to our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay who has visited hospitals overwhelmed by patients in northern Italy as former UK medics are told 'your NHS needs you'. GP Dr Ellie Cannon and employment lawyer Chris Hitchins also help to answer questions from a worried mother - and Sky's Laura Bundock has details of government measures to help British workers and slow the spread of the virus.
Mar 19, 2020
Can the UK beat COVID-19 in 12 weeks? | 19 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss a coronavirus treatment trial, possible antibody testing being looked at by the government, emergency laws aimed at slowing the spread of the virus - and another Bank of England interest rate cut. We're joined by Sky's Laura Bundock and Spiked magazine's Brendan O'Neill - plus academic Dr Joanna Williams and lawyer Farhana Yamin debate arguments around full-scale lockdowns.
Mar 18, 2020
Coronavirus: Will school shutdown help the pandemic fight? | 18 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels discusses the consequences of the decision to close the UK's schools because of coronavirus. He's joined by Paul Whiteman, general-secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, and Sky's political correspondent, Kate McCann. What can Britain learn from Europe's worst-hit country, Italy? We speak to Sky's correspondent in Rome, Sally Lockwood, and Dr Elisabetta Groppelli, a lecturer in Global Health at St George's University in London. Plus: we find out what self-isolation is like for two people currently doing it in London.
Mar 17, 2020
Fears of a 'coronavirus recession' as government pledges help for the economy | 17 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we discuss the new measures unveiled by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to support the economy - as analysts warn of a looming global recession because of coronavirus. We're joined by Sky's economics editor Ed Conway, political correspondent Kate McCann, and Claire Walker from the British Chambers of Commerce. Plus: as the government tells us to "avoid pubs", we get the views of landlords Kate Ahrens and Paul & Donna Berry. What does the Covid-19 pandemic mean for the climate? We consider the data so far with Dr Simon Evans, from Carbon Brief, and Sky's climate change correspondent, Lisa Holland.
Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus: the new government advice for your family | 16 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Jonathan Samuels, we discuss the Prime Minister's "drastic" new coronavirus measures. What will they mean for you and your family? And how long will they last? We're joined by Sky's science correspondent, Thomas Moore, and City AM comment and features editor, Rachel Cunliffe. Plus: as airline bookings collapse and borders are closed because of Covid-19, we consider the pressure facing the aviation industry with Paul Charles, from the PC Agency, and Ian King, Sky's business presenter.
Mar 13, 2020
COVID-19 cripples sport, and what is 'herd immunity'? | 13 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels discusses how being infected with the virus could protect society from future outbreaks. We're joined by microbiologist Dr Simon Clarke and our science correspondent Thomas Moore, plus author Dr Stuart Waiton and our sport correspondent Martha Kelner look at the impact on sporting events.
Mar 12, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic: UK officially enters 'delay' phase | 12 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Jonathan Samuels speaks to our science correspondent Thomas Moore and author Rob Lyons about what the next stage in the coronavirus crisis means for us. We also explore the impact of self-isolation on our mental as well as our physical health, talking to social health expert Julia Hobsbawm about what we can do to pass the time.
Mar 11, 2020
Did the Chancellor’s 'coronavirus' budget deliver? | 11 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Sarah Hewson is joined by Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Jesse Norman MP to discuss Rishi Sunak's spending plan. Sky's political correspondent Joe Pike and economist Faiza Shaheen also examine measures including a £30bn boost to support the UK during the COVID-19 outbreak – plus, what was missing in the budget?
Mar 10, 2020
Coronavirus crisis: Italy lockdown as UK cases rise | 10 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we look at the situation in Italy and the UK - talking to our correspondents Michelle Clifford and Thomas Moore about efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. We also speak to economist Daniel Ben-Ami about the impact on global financial markets during the outbreak.
Mar 9, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Panic buying, fake news and sport | 9 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we look at what is being done to protect supply chains after panic buying left some supermarket shelves empty - talking to Kate Hardcastle, a retail analyst, and author Frank Furedi. We also chat to our sport correspondent Martha Kelner about the impact the outbreak is having on the sporting calendar.
Mar 6, 2020
How should we adapt during the COVID-19 crisis? And the Northern Triangle's femicide problem | 6 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine how different industries are faring during the coronavirus crisis – talking to Sky’s technology correspondent Rowland Manthorpe and Sam Dumitriu, research director at The Entrepreneurs Network. We also hear from our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay about what he has witnessed while reporting on the killing of women in Central America’s Northern Triangle region.
Mar 5, 2020
Flybe, coronavirus 'delay' phase & migrant crisis | 5 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we discuss the spread of COVID-19 as well as the impact on workers and firms with Sky's Thomas Moore and Ian King. Sky's Mark Stone and author, Maya Goodfellow also join us to look at the Syrian migrants crisis following clashes on Turkey's border with Greece.
Mar 4, 2020
How will health services cope with COVID-19? | 4 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we look at how China and Italy are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak - talking to Sky Italia's Nicola Veschi and our Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire. We also discuss the global reaction with Dr Ria Lina, a comedian with a PhD in Viral Bioinformatics.
Mar 3, 2020
Government plans to tackle domestic abuse and COVID-19 | 3 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we discuss the 'tweaked' Domestic Abuse Bill with our political correspondent Kate McCann. Sky's health correspondent Ashish Joshi also joins us to take a look at how well-equipped the NHS is to cope with a coronavirus crisis as the UK plan is published.
Mar 2, 2020
How will coronavirus 'battle' plan affect everyday life? | 2 March 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we are joined by our science correspondent Thomas Moore and Jacqui Semple, chair of the Emergency Planning Society, to examine the 'reasonable' and 'possible' measures that could be taken to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the UK. We also speak to Sky News producer Nick Stylianou about the process of being tested and self-isolation after returning from a trip to northern Italy.
Feb 28, 2020
Greta Thunberg: Climate champion or political pawn? | 28 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take a look at the Swedish environmental activist's approach to the climate debate - is it the right one? We also discuss the impact of such global attention on the teenager herself with James Woudhuysen, visiting professor at London South Bank University, and co-founder of the movement Green New Deal UK, Fatima-Zahra Ibrahim.
Feb 27, 2020
COVID-19 response: Not enough or over-reaction? | 27 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we see how easy it is to travel across Europe as the number of coronavirus cases rise. Should we be shaking hands now? We discuss the UK response to the crisis with our correspondents Adam Parsons and Thomas Moore, as firms including Sky issue guidance - and Chinese journalist Yuan Ren shares her thoughts on the lessons that could be learned from China.
Feb 26, 2020
Coronavirus crisis: Life in lockdown and travel impact | 26 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire shares stories of what life is really like for people living in the Chinese city of Wuhan - where the COVID-19 virus was first reported. We also speak to Lisa Minot, The Sun's travel editor, about the impact the outbreak is having on travel.
Feb 25, 2020
Harvey Weinstein's fall from power and rise of #MeToo | 25 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we look at the disgraced Hollywood producer's fall from power after his convictions for sexual assault and rape. We also explore the role of the #MeToo movement and the impact the landmark trial has had on the film industry and beyond.
Feb 24, 2020
Italy becomes centre of European COVID-19 outbreak | 24 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the spread of the coronavirus outside of China - with rising cases in Italy, South Korea and Iran. Sky's science correspondent Thomas Moore discusses the prospect of the crisis becoming a pandemic and Italian affairs commentator Dr Dominic Standish shares his thoughts on the country's response to the outbreak.
Feb 21, 2020
Should Julian Assange be extradited to the US? | 21 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the case of the WikiLeaks founder, who's facing espionage charges. We speak to activist John Rees and journalist Susie Boniface, discussing the reasons why he should and shouldn't be sent to America, as well as the wider implications.
Feb 20, 2020
Dying in silence: the humanitarian crisis in Syria | 20 February 2020
On this special edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, our special correspondent Alex Crawford exposes the reality of life for people under attack in Idlib. We also examine the international response as well as Turkey and Russia's involvement in the near decade-long Syrian civil war.
Feb 19, 2020
Can UK-Russia relations improve if Putin stays in power? | 19 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast, Dermot Murnaghan speaks exclusively to the new Russian ambassador Andrei Kelin. We examine what the diplomat has had to say with Sky's Moscow correspondent Diana Magnay and Jonathan Steele, former Moscow correspondent for The Guardian. We also discuss the state of the relationship between Russia and Britain as well as President's Putin's grip on power.
Feb 18, 2020
Chinese ambassador denies virus cover-up | 18 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, hear some of our exclusive interview with China's ambassador to the UK. We'll be examining what Liu Xiaoming has had to say to Sky's foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes about his country's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. Austin Williams, author of China's Urban Revolution, joins us to discuss that as well as the potential impact of Chinese firms getting involved in big UK infrastructure projects.
Feb 17, 2020
Will death of Caroline Flack prompt change? | 17 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast we examine the role of the CPS, British press, social media and the TV presenter's employer ITV after the 40 year-old took her own life. We discuss the questions her death has raised as people are urged to 'be kinder' to each other.
Feb 14, 2020
Is China's response to COVID-19 too little too late? | 14 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the Chinese response to the coronavirus outbreak and look at the story of a doctor who tried to warn the world about it last year. Dr Li Wenliang later died after contracting the virus himself. We also speak to a journalist from Beijing about her own personal experience of being a Chinese national in the UK.
Feb 13, 2020
Has Britain got a problem with guns? | 13 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the growing issue of guns in the hands of UK criminals - is there real cause for concern? We're joined by Sayce Holmes-Lewis, founder of Mentivity working with young people, and Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper from the University of Greenwich to discuss possible solutions.
Feb 12, 2020
Deportation: What’s wrong with our human rights laws? | 12 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we examine the legal and moral issues thrown up by the decision to deport convicted criminals who are foreign nationals. We’re joined by a lawyer as we discuss how human rights work and why, even for the families of such offenders, they rarely trump the need for the state to protect the public. We also speak to the director of Detention Action, who successfully argued some people shouldn't be deported because of issues over mobile phones at immigration detention centres.
Feb 11, 2020
What's the real cost of HS2? | 11 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take a look at the true financial scale and wider implications of the government's high speed rail scheme. We also discuss some of the other infrastructure projects championed by the prime minister.
Feb 10, 2020
What have we learned about the coronavirus? | 10 February 2020
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we're joined by experts from King's College London and Lancaster University to talk about what we now know about the coronavirus, discussing its spread, the global response and how far there may be to go in the outbreak. We also speak to Imperial College London about the start of a trial on a vaccine for the virus.
Feb 7, 2020
The Daily with Dermot Murnaghan: Can authorities curb spread of coronavirus?
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we discuss the growing impact and spread of the coronavirus. We also speak to our special correspondent Alex Crawford about how it's affecting everyday life in Hong Kong.
Feb 6, 2020
The Daily with Dermot Murnaghan: Was Irish PM right to call an election?
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we examine the key issues in Ireland's general election. We also take a look at major social changes Irish society has faced in recent years and discuss what next for the country.
Feb 5, 2020
The Daily with Dermot Murnaghan: How do we tackle climate change?
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take a look at the real impact climate change is having on our planet. We also discuss efforts to tackle the issue including business pledges from the likes of Sky as well as government plans, asking: Are the targets are enough? Or could we do better?
Feb 4, 2020
Back to business but what Brexit trade deal will PM clinch with EU?
On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we explore the different trade deal options, discussing the pros and cons of each. We also take a look at the battles ahead for the government in negotiations with the EU - will Boris Johnson get what he’s after?
Feb 3, 2020
Streatham terror attack: Are offenders leaving jail more violent?
On the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan we explore how a man who'd recently been released from prison for a terror offence was able to carry out an attack in south London while under police surveillance. We discuss issues including early release, arming more officers and getting medical help to victims as quickly as possible.
Jan 31, 2020
What Brexit means for us and why it's not over yet
On today's Brexit Day special podcast we explore how it'll affect our day-to-day lives. We also discuss the key issues to be negotiated between the UK and the EU through the transition period before the end of the year.
Jan 30, 2020
Britons stranded in China are coming home
The government has confirmed that British nationals stranded in the Chinese city at the centre of the Coronavirus outbreak are to be flown home tonight. We look at how they'll get here, and what happens next. Also today, the UK has taken over command from the US of a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect ships from Iran. Our foreign affairs editor analyses what this means.
Jan 29, 2020
Northern heads for public ownership, and quarantine for Britons returning from Wuhan
The struggling train operator Northern will be put into public ownership from 1 March. We look at how the firm got into this position and what effect it's had on passengers. Also, British citizens who come back from the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak are to be quarantined for two weeks.
Jan 28, 2020
Faster 5G with Huawei, but at what cost?
In today's Daily podcast, we look at the role Huawei will play in the UK's 5G network and the concerns associated with it. We also consider the political implications, particularly the UK's relationship with the US who strongly advised against the involvement of the Chinese company.
Jan 27, 2020
Kobe Bryant: The scale of his legacy - and how Auschwitz is remembered
In today's Daily podcast, we look at how far Kobe Bryant's legacy stretches beyond basketball and that of the sporting world following his death in a helicopter crash at the age of 41. And on a painful day for survivors of the Holocaust, we look at how the liberation of Auschwitz is remembered.
Jan 24, 2020
What's being done about the deadly coronavirus in the UK?
The health secretary chairs an emergency COBRA meeting to deal with the coronavirus, we talk to Tesco CEO Dave Lewis about reducing plastic, and Sky Ocean Rescue celebrates its third anniversary.
Jan 23, 2020
Scale of Saracens scandal revealed, and Brexit deal gets royal assent
On today's Daily podcast we examine the Saracens salary-cap scandal as Sky News obtains the full report into the breach by the rugby union Premiership club. Also, as Boris Johnson's Brexit withdrawal deal gets royal assent, we look at what it means and what's still to do before the UK leaves the EU.
Jan 22, 2020
How dangerous is the coronavirus?
As new cases of the coronavirus appear across the world, we ask how dangerous really is this new illness?
Jan 21, 2020
Trump's star defence lawyer and lie detector tests for terrorists
Donald Trump's unveiled his star defence lawyer, and the government could be introducing lie detector tests for terrorists.
Jan 20, 2020
What next for Harry and Meghan? And will HS2 really cost £100 billion?
Price Harry says he had "no other option" but to step down as a senior royal - and a leaked report suggests costs of the HS" rail link are soaring.
Jan 17, 2020
Why doctors want a social media tax - and are we a vegan nation?
The father of a teenage girl who took her own life says he has no doubt social media helped kill his daughter. Ian Russell's backing a new report which calls for companies to pay towards research into potential harms. We ask whether that's the answer. And as it's revealed almost a quarter of all new UK food products launched last year were labelled vegan, we ask whether we've become a vegan nation.
Jan 16, 2020
Cameras in court - a leap of faith?
On today's Daily podcast we take a look at how cameras will soon be allowed to cover part of Crown Courts trials in England and Wales. We discuss the positives as well as the concerns surrounding the move following a lengthy campaign by broadcasters including Sky News.
Jan 15, 2020
Will Meghan Markle's dad testify? And the dangers of explicit selfies
The Duchess of Sussex is facing the prospect of facing her own father in court, over the publication of a letter she sent to him. Thomas Markle could testify against Meghan in her legal battle with The Mail on Sunday. We ask our royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills how likely that is, and whether the headlines surrounding Harry and Meghan are overshadowing royal work. We also hear from a woman who was coerced into sending explicit images at the age of 13, after a watchdog found around a third of explicit images of children online are selfies.
Jan 14, 2020
Controversy over Flybe rescue deal, and are the Royals united?
On today's Daily podcast we examine Flybe's struggles, talk about the controversy over a rescue deal and discuss the airline's regional importance. We also take a more in-depth look at the Royal family crisis after the Queen released a statement on discussions about Prince Harry and Meghan's future roles.
Jan 13, 2020
Reaction to devolution being restored at Stormont and the Oscar nominations
The Prime Minister's been in Stormont meeting the leaders of Northern Ireland's restored powersharing executive. We discuss what led to three years without an Assembly, and what happens now. Also today, the Oscar nominations have been announced. We take a look at who's made the shortlist.
Jan 10, 2020
Did Iran shoot down Ukrainian plane? And how to cut off drugs gangs
Iran's rejecting suggestions that a Ukrainian passenger jet was brought down by one of its own missiles. We explore how experts have analysed a video of the moment the plane came down, and what's next for the investigation after Western powers say it's 'highly likely' Tehran was responsible. Also today, we ask whether new measures proposed by police inspectors are enough to disrupt county lines drug gangs.
Jan 9, 2020
Should Harry and Meghan keep their Royal titles and perks?
On today's Daily podcast we discuss the decision by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to 'step back' as senior members of the Royal family - and reaction to the move.
Jan 8, 2020
Trump reacts to Iran's missile strike, and questions over Ukrainian plane crash
On today's Daily podcast we talk about President Trump's response to Iran's missile attack on bases housing US troops in Iraq and whether it could now halt rising tensions with America. Also today, as investigations into why a Ukrainian passenger jet came down shortly after taking off in Tehran, we look at what we know so far about the deadly crash - and examine the timing.
Jan 7, 2020
Cyprus rape claim case controversy, and the Labour leadership race gets going
On today's Daily podcast we discuss the case of a British woman convicted of lying about a rape claim in Cyprus and take a look at the wider implications for women abroad and impact on the reputation of the popular holiday destination. We also chat about the Labour leadership race - who should replace Jeremy Corbyn and can they turn around the party's fortunes?
Jan 6, 2020
UK fears over rising US-Iran tensions, and British success at the Golden Globes
On today's Daily podcast we discuss the fallout to America's drone strike that killed Iran's Major General Qassem Soleimani and examine the potential threat to Britain as the foreign secretary prepares to travel to Washington later this week to meet the US Secretary of State. We also reflect on British success at the Golden Globe as the Hollywood awards season kicks off.
Jan 3, 2020
Will death of top Iranian general spark war? And temperatures rise as Australia burns
On today's Daily podcast we examine the significance of the killing of Iran's Major General Qassem Soleimani by US forces and discuss what could happen next as tensions escalate between the two countries. We also talk about the devastation caused to land, properties and wildlife as the risk from the Australian bushfires intensifies this weekend.
Jan 2, 2020
Australia's bushfires fuel the climate change debate
On today's #Daily podcast we examine the political response and discuss whether the bushfires could prompt a policy change for Australia's government. Also, how could artificial intelligence technology help in the future fight against breast cancer? We speak to the Royal College of Radiologists about a tool developed by Google.
Dec 25, 2019
2019: The Queen's toughest year since 1992?
It's been a 'bumpy' 12 months but how will Her Majesty look back on this year? We reflect on the events surrounding the Royal family in 2019 and discuss what next for them in 2020.
Dec 25, 2019
Review of the year: the biggest stories of 2019
We take a look back at major events in 2019 - including terror attacks in London, Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Two Brexit deadlines were missed, the Conservatives secured a Commons majority and it was a bittersweet year for the royal family.
Dec 20, 2019
Calls for action to end the number of people with learning disabilities or autism dying in care
An exclusive investigation's found another 10 people with learning disabilities or autism in secure hospitals have died over the last year, in addition to the 40 people who lost their lives between 2015 and 2018 - we hear from the parents of one of those who died. Also today, what next for Brexit after the EU withdrawal bill passes the House of Commons and we ask why the appointment of a new Bank of England governor matters.
Dec 19, 2019
Trump impeachment: who cares and who benefits?
On today's podcast we discuss reaction to the vote and look at what it really means. While Donald Trump denies any wrongdoing, we also talk about how Americans feel about it all ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Dec 18, 2019
How a female darts player has made history - and nurses strike in UK first
On today's podcast we talk about the significance of Fallon Sherrock becoming the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Darts Championship - and take a look at what it could do for the sport. Also, we discuss why nurses in Northern Ireland decided to go on strike for the first time - but could it happen again?
Dec 17, 2019
Could we still end up with a 'no-deal' Brexit?
On today's podcast we look at Boris Johnson's plan to enshrine the Brexit date into law and examine what it means as MPs return to Parliament after last week's general election. We also discuss a report into rape prosecutions with the conviction rate at a record low in England and Wales.
Dec 16, 2019
Talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont begin
Talks are taking place at Stormont aimed at breaking the deadlock that's meant no administration has been in place for a thousand days. The shadow foreign secretary has started legal action against a former Labour MP - who claimed she described voters as "stupid". And we take a look at who could replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.
Dec 13, 2019
Johnson’s Brexit election gamble pays off - but what next?
A champagne night for the Tories, carnage for Labour and catastrophe for the Lib Dems is celebrated by the SNP leader. On today's special election podcast we digest the results, take a closer look at the changes, discuss what next for the political parties and Brexit - plus, can division across the country be healed?
Dec 12, 2019
The journey of rescue and recovery for volcano victims
In today's podcast, we discuss the rescue mission specialist teams are preparing to undertake to retrieve bodies from White Island, where a volcano erupted on Monday killing at least eight people. We also hear tales of burn survivors, and the road to recovery ahead for the many more who were injured.
Dec 11, 2019
Brexit Election: The view from across the UK
As general election campaigning reaches its final day, we look back over how the last few weeks have been for the main political parties. Our people and politics correspondent Nick Martin also joins us, to discuss his road trip and the issues that matter to people across the country.
Dec 10, 2019
Myanmar accused of genocide against Rohingya Muslims
On today's podcast, we discuss the Rohingya crisis as the UN's highest court in The Hague hears claims of genocide over the next few days. Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate, is due to give evidence on Wednesday.
Dec 9, 2019
'No signs of life' as volcano erupts in New Zealand
Russia's been handed a four year ban by the World Anti-Doping Agency, and there's been a volcanic eruption in New Zealand.
Dec 6, 2019
Should Anthony Joshua's rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr be held in Saudi Arabia?
On today's Sky News Daily podcast we examine the controversy over the Middle Eastern country hosting the world heavyweight title fight this weekend. We look at the future for women in the kingdom as leaders insist progress is being made on human rights. And we discuss atrocities against women in India after four men suspected of rape and murder were shot dead by police.
Dec 5, 2019
Does Facebook risk becoming a 'one-stop grooming shop'?
On today's Sky News Daily podcast we examine claims from the NSPCC children's charity over Facebook's plans for end-to-end encryption affecting its Messenger and Instagram Direct services. We also hear from a victim of online grooming on the impact it had on her life as a child.
Dec 4, 2019
Will the UN climate summit bring about change?
Greenpeace warns the ocean is being pushed to the 'brink of collapse' as the UN climate summit continues in Madrid. We ask whether it will bring about change, and what it's like when thousands of representatives from across the world come together at events like this. We also discuss a video which has emerged from the NATO summit, appearing to show world leaders gossip about Donald Trump.
Dec 3, 2019
NATO's 70th anniversary: will family rows overshadow the party?
On today's podcast we discuss the future of the military alliance and NATO's relevance going forward. We also examine the tensions between some member states and relations between the UK and US as leaders meet in London.
Dec 2, 2019
How was a convicted terrorist allowed to kill on London Bridge?
As victims of Friday's terror attack on London Bridge are remembered, we ask whether convicted terrorists who've been released early from prison are being monitored effectively. Also hear from political leaders as Boris Johnson blames the policy of automatic release on Labour.
Nov 29, 2019
What's next for the families of Hillsborough victims, after the match commander was cleared
We look at the reaction from families of the Hillsborough victims, after the match commander David Duckenfield was cleared of gross negligence manslaughter. Also, energy giant Npower is to close most of its eight UK sites, threatening thousands of jobs. And Arsenal are on the lookout for a new head coach after sacking Unai Emery.
Nov 28, 2019
Donald Trump signs a bill supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong
Donald Trump signs a bill supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Also, the Conservative and Labour parties are facing criticism that neither of their election manifestos carry "credible" spending pledges. And there are calls for a charge of 70 pence for a supermarket "bag for life".
Nov 27, 2019
Tributes are paid to celebrity chef Gary Rhodes who's died suddenly aged 59
Jeremy Corbyn says he has proof the NHS would be up for sale under a Tory government. We speak to a mum whose adopted son was so badly abused by his birth parents he was forced to have both legs amputated. And the celebrity chef Gary Rhodes has died after suddenly falling ill during a break in filming.
Nov 26, 2019
The Chief Rabbi attacks Jeremy Corbyn over Labour's antisemitism response
Jeremy Corbyn and Labour have been attacked over antisemitism by the UK’s most senior Jewish leader. And an investigation's found just one in 20 Black Friday deals is actually a good offer. We discuss how you can ensure you're not caught up in the hype.
Nov 25, 2019
Blue Story: Cinema ban for the gang film prompts racism claims
On today's podcast we discuss the backlash to a move by some cinema chains to ban screenings of the gang film Blue Story. We also look at a decision to strip Uber of its licence to operate in London and examine what the wider implications could be.
Nov 22, 2019
Man faces life in jail for murdering British backpacker
On today's podcast we hear from the family of Grace Millane who was murdered in New Zealand last December and reflect on the trial of a 27 year-old man convicted of killing her.
Nov 21, 2019
Labour and the 'radical' election manifesto
Labour announce their general election manifesto, and Prince Andrew steps back from royal duties.
Nov 20, 2019
The Liberal Democrats and the 'Remain Bonus'
The Lib Dems unveil their general election manifesto, the rebranding of CCHQ Twitter account, and Mourinho is back in the Premier League.
Nov 19, 2019
The launch of the ambitious 'Green New Deal'
The Green Party launches their general election manifesto, the National Lottery turns 25, and how Kylie Jenner made nearly half a billion pounds.
Nov 18, 2019
Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein: The questions left unanswered
Prince Andrew's attempt to clear his name is widely criticised - and police in Hong Kong threaten to shoot protesting students.
Nov 15, 2019
Hong Kong in recession as protests grow increasingly violent
On today's podcast we discuss the escalating violence seen during the pro-democracy demonstrations as Hong Kong falls into recession for the first time in a decade.
Nov 14, 2019
Flooding: Why the UK must prepare for more extreme weather
On today's podcast we take a look at flooding that has hit parts of England in the past week, examining the response and discussing what can be done to better protect communities in future as the earth's climate changes.
Nov 13, 2019
A broken social care system for people with autism
On today's podcast we discuss NHS data suggesting hundreds of people with a learning disability and/or autism are being held in mental health units in England even though they have been identified as no longer needing inpatient care.
Nov 11, 2019
'We will slaughter you': The next generation of IS fighters?
On today's podcast, we discuss the future of Islamic State after visiting a camp holding women and children in northern Syria. Our Middle East correspondent Mark Stone reflects on his own safety concerns as he describes his team's journey to the site. We also examine the challenges faced in the region and what could be done to address the issues.
Nov 8, 2019
Brexit Election: The SNP plan to take power away from the Tories
On today's podcast we examine the SNP's general election campaign launch. Plus we discuss who billionaire Michael Bloomberg is after critical comments about the current field of Democrat candidates in the US presidential race.
Nov 7, 2019
Brexit Election: The battle shifts to spending plans
On today's podcast we examine the spending pitches from Sajid Javid and John McDonnell as they seek to be the post-Brexit chancellor. We also discuss some of the more difficult headlines for the main parties and details about a pro-Remain electoral pact. Plus we talk about an initiative to help thousands of patients get access to medical cannabis.
Nov 6, 2019
Brexit Election: the first official day of the campaign
On today's podcast we take a look at how the political parties mark the first official day of the general election campaign. Plus we discuss a legal victory for climate change campaigners and the retirement of one of Team GB's Olympic stars.
Nov 5, 2019
Parliament Dissolves: Two years of fireworks in the Commons
On today's podcast we examine what has been achieved in the Commons as this Parliament comes to an end and discuss campaigning for the upcoming Brexit General Election. Plus, we talk about new rules coming in for people who fly drones.
Nov 4, 2019
Is Nigel Farage risking his own Brexit dream?
On today's podcast we examine the Brexit Party's general election plan as it reveals its candidates. We also discuss the NHS as doctors urge MPs not to use it as a political football during the campaign. Plus we look at the rules around office romances after the boss of McDonald's loses his job for 'violating' its policy on the issue.
Nov 1, 2019
Could the Brexit Party split the Leave vote in the General Election?
On today's podcast we discuss how the Brexit Party's General Election campaign could affect next month's vote. Plus we look ahead to England's rugby union World Cup final against South Africa this weekend.
Oct 31, 2019
Promises as the Brexit general election battle begins
On today's podcast we discuss how the political parties will fight it out over the next six weeks to take control of the country - and Brexit. We also look at why Twitter's banning political advertising on its platform. Plus, we speak to the family of road crash victim Harry Dunn after British police interview American suspect Anne Sacoolas.
Oct 30, 2019
Grenfell Tower inquiry: survivors call for change
We discuss the full report from the first phase of the Grenfell Tower inquiry, and hear the reaction of some of the survivors and relatives of those who died. Plus, the general election battle lines are drawn as some senior MPs step down, and a dad calls for changes to how young people with autism are cared for.
Oct 29, 2019
Get ready for a December general election
We discuss how the major parties stack up ahead of a general election in December, and ask what it could mean for Brexit. Plus, details emerge from the first report from the Grenfell Tower inquiry, and the search intensifies for a missing British backpacker in Cambodia.
Oct 28, 2019
Will death of Islamic State leader boost President Trump's political survival?
On today's podcast we discuss the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria, what it means for the region, the rest of the world and President Trump.
Oct 25, 2019
All Boris Johnson wants for Christmas is a general election
The Prime Minister urges rivals to “man up” and support the public going to the polls in December, while EU leaders consider the length of any Brexit delay. Plus, further details emerge about the deaths of 39 people in a lorry in Essex, and concern over falling vaccination rates among pre-school children.
Oct 24, 2019
Lorry deaths: what we know about the victims so far
Police say 39 people found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex were Chinese. We speak to a former Home Secretary about the problem as well as an ex-head of the UK Border Force to try to find out what can be done to address the issue of trafficking. Police have teamed up with Facebook, to help prevent the live-streaming of terror attacks. And why cod from the North Sea is on its way out of our supermarkets.
Oct 23, 2019
State of the nation ahead of a possible general election
More than a third of voters are deeply pessimistic about the economy and their own finances, according to a new Sky Data state-of-the-nation poll. Twice as many young children are suffering with anorexia than previously thought, according to a new study. And the oil company on trial for allegedly knowing the damage it was doing to the environment.
Oct 22, 2019
Three days to 'rush through' Brexit deal
On today's podcast, we speak to Sky News' political correspondent Kate McCann about how the prime minister is trying to get his Brexit legislation through parliament in just three days. Also, the Home Secretary Priti Patel says there'll be an inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017 which resulted in the deaths of 22 people who were attending an Ariana Grande concert. And, Martha Kelner, Sky News' sports correspondent, explains why former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has apologised to Patrice Evra, the ex-Manchester United player who was at the centre of a racism row involving Luis Suarez in 2011.
Oct 21, 2019
Same-sex marriage and abortion will be legal in Northern Ireland on Tuesday
Same-sex marriage and abortion will become legal in Northern Ireland for the first time, how WhatsApp is linked with huge protests in Lebanon, and dirty air is linked with spikes in heart attacks.
Oct 18, 2019
The experience of a modern day slave
In today's podcast we hear from a victim of modern day slavery in the UK - who opens up on her ordeal. Also, what are the parliamentary maths Boris Johnson has to overcome to get his Brexit deal signed off on Saturday? We also have an interview with a trans cyclist on the issues she experiences as a high level athlete.
Oct 17, 2019
A new Brexit deal has been agreed
Boris Johnson and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, and Extinction Rebellion protestors clashed with commuters in London.
Oct 16, 2019
Is enough being done to stop children taking knives to school?
Figures show hundreds of children in England and Wales are taking weapons to school - we ask, is enough being done to stop it? Also today, we discuss the significance of Neil Woodford shutting down his investment empire, and how thousands of CVs came to be leaked online.
Oct 15, 2019
The "most appalling night" in English football
Turkey says a ceasefire is "not an option" in northern Syria, and can UEFA do anything to stamp out racism in football?
Oct 14, 2019
What does the Queen's Speech mean for Brexit?
We discuss the key points from the Queen’s Speech, and what it could mean for Brexit. Plus, the case of a notorious paedophile who has been found dead in his prison cell.
Oct 11, 2019
Is the police operation for climate change protests working?
On today's podcast we discuss how well police are coping with Extinction Rebellion demos as resources are diverted from other parts of the country. We also examine a renewed optimism as the Brexit deadline nears and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's young daughter is reunited with her father as she returns to the UK while her mother remains in an Iranian jail.
Oct 10, 2019
Has Britain got a cocaine problem?
On today's podcast we discuss an exclusive study for Sky News that's revealed the shocking level of the Class A drug's consumption here. We'll also hear from former addicts, a dealer and those tasked with tackling the issue.
Oct 9, 2019
Turkey begins military operation in northern Syria
As Turkish forces move into northern Syria, we examine the reasons why and what it means for the region in today's podcast. We also join the family of Harry Dunn on a journey for answers about their son's death as they meet the foreign secretary.
Oct 8, 2019
How far are climate change protesters prepared to go?
As activists continue to block roads in central London with some also glued to Government buildings, we take a look in today's podcast at the impact it's having and whether public support could soon wane. Also, we discuss the Brexit blame game after the German Chancellor tells Boris Johnson a deal is now "overwhelmingly unlikely".
Oct 7, 2019
How was US diplomat's wife able to leave the UK after a fatal crash?
On today's podcast we hear from the family of teenager Harry Dunn who was killed in a crash in Northamptonshire - as the suspect Anne Sacoolas is urged to return. We discuss the issues surrounding the case with Boris Johnson joining calls for her diplomatic immunity to be waived. Also, we hear from the mother of jailed conman Mark Acklom who's spoken to Sky News and more on a new series of climate change protests.
Oct 4, 2019
'We've been priced out of our hometown'
We discover rough sleeping is on the rise in rural England - plus a row between Facebook and the government over our private messages.
Oct 3, 2019
Jennifer Arcuri speaks out about her links with Boris Johnson
Businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri says claims she benefited financially from her friendship with Boris Johnson are "false". And we meet the cabin crew-turned-campaigner fighting for out-of-work Thomas Cook employees.
Oct 2, 2019
PM proposes 'reasonable' Brexit divorce deal
Boris Johnson has made a new Brexit offer to the EU, urging Brussels to compromise - plus Prince Harry's attack on some sections of the media.
Oct 1, 2019
PM refuses to deny affair with businesswoman investigated over public funds
Boris Johnson refuses three times to deny he had an affair with businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri - and protests rage in Hong Kong as China celebrates a major anniversary.
Sep 30, 2019
A pay rise for 4 million people?
Today we've taken the Daily podcast to Manchester for the Conservative Party Conference. We ask whether allegations the Prime Minister inappropriately touched a journalist's leg in 1999 have overshadowed his policy announcements. Chancellor Sajid Javid announced changes to the living wage, and we talk to him about his plans to improve the roads, buses and broadband. Our economics editor Ed Conway crunches the numbers behind the policies. Meanwhile, former Thomas Cook employees protest outside the conference, determined to make sure their stories aren't forgotten.
Sep 27, 2019
Prince Harry follows in his mother's footsteps
Dominic Cummings says MPs need to "respect" the EU referendum result, and Prince Harry's been to the same minefield as his mother visited twenty years ago.
Sep 26, 2019
Boris Johnson's sister calls his language 'tasteless'
Boris Johnson's sister Rachel is among those criticising the prime minister for his language in the Commons. Also, Scotland's move to make alcohol cost at least 50 pence per unit has led to people drinking less. And a former government lawyer's been sentenced for the crime of upskirting.
Sep 25, 2019
Will President Trump be impeached?
We ask what the launch of an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump means for him. Also today, MPs return to the Commons after the Supreme Court ruled the suspension of Parliament was unlawful and UN scientists issue stark new warnings in a report on climate change.
Sep 24, 2019
Suspension of Parliament 'unlawful' - Supreme Court rains on Boris Johnson's parade
On today's podcast we discuss the legal and political implications of the Supreme Court's historic ruling that proroguing Parliament was 'unlawful, void and to no effect'. We have reaction from the different sides involved and examine what next for the prime minister and Brexit.
Sep 23, 2019
A huge repatriation operation begins after Thomas Cook's collapse
On today's podcast we examine the collapse of one of the world's best-known holiday names - what it means for customers, staff and the wider travel industry. Plus we're in Brighton for Labour's conference taking a look at some of the party's big policy announcements.
Sep 20, 2019
The Greta Effect: Climate strikes across the globe
Global climate strikes have taken place across the world, and the future's uncertain for travel agent Thomas Cook.
Sep 19, 2019
Canada's prime minister accused of racism
Justin Trudeau is facing a backlash after a photo of him emerged wearing ‘brownface’ at a fancy dress party in 2001. Also on today’s podcast, what next for Saudi Arabia after they accuse Iran of being behind an attack on their oil facilities - and on the eve of the Rugby World Cup we have an exclusive report on the use of prescription painkillers in the sport.
Sep 18, 2019
Is it the beginning of the end for Benjamin Netanyahu?
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say which way he'd vote in a Brexit referendum, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces an uncertain future.
Sep 17, 2019
The decision to prorogue parliament heads to the Supreme Court
The decision to prorogue parliament heads to the Supreme Court, and Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson launches a scathing attack on her political rivals.
Sep 16, 2019
Why the drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil plants is a big deal
What an attack on Saudi oil refineries means for the world - and a European leader hosts a fiery press conference after Boris Johnson pulls out at the last minute. Plus the little-known effects of surviving meningitis.
Sep 13, 2019
Byron burger: Family call for law change after allergy death
We look at the case of Owen Carey, an 18-year-old with a dairy allergy who died after eating a Byron chicken burger containing buttermilk. Plus, the first US Democratic debate with all 10 candidates, and why climate activists have targeted London fashion week.
Sep 12, 2019
The Prime Minister denies lying to the Queen
Boris Johnson insists he "absolutely did not" lie to Queen over the need to suspend Parliament. We also ask how likely or not it is we'll experience what has been set out in the Government's 'no-deal' planning documents. And, a Commons Digital Committee wants "loot boxes" in video games to be regulated under gambling law.
Sep 11, 2019
Has Boris Johnson broken the law by suspending Parliament?
A Scottish court has ruled Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is unlawful, and we ask what that means and what happens next. Also today, hear from people who want to help the migrants who arrive in the UK, after a record number of boats are intercepted in the Channel in a single day.
Sep 10, 2019
Are options running out for the Prime Minister?
After a late night of drama in the Commons, we ask what options Boris Johnson faces to get Brexit over the line. Also, find out who made Theresa May's resignation honours list, and a review into antidepressants finds a huge rise in the number of prescriptions issued over the last decade.
Sep 9, 2019
Parliament is to be suspended
Parliament is suspended for five weeks. John Bercow has announced he will stand down as Commons speaker on 31 October at the latest. British Airways flights are crippled by strike action. And after Donald Trump cancels peace talks with the Taliban we ask if that means a new wave of violence in Afghanistan.
Sep 6, 2019
The rise and fall of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe
On today's podcast we discuss the legacy Robert Mugabe leaves behind following his death at the age of 95. We also examine the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas and look at the challenges facing the political parties in a possible general election.
Sep 5, 2019
Jo Johnson 'torn' between national interest and family loyalty
On today's podcast we discuss Tory MP Jo Johnson's departure on another turbulent day for his brother and prime minister Boris Johnson. We also examine Labour's position after turning down the opportunity for a general election on 15 October and what the EU is making of all the Brexit drama in Westminster.
Sep 4, 2019
Taking control of Brexit - but who's got the power?
On today's podcast we discuss the Tory rebellion over Brexit, accusations that Labour is backtracking over a general election and can Boris Johnson regain control after his first colourful PMQs since becoming Prime Minister?
Sep 3, 2019
Is there an appetite for a General Election?
On today's podcast we explore how the people feel about a potential trip to the polls as Boris Johnson seeks to break the Brexit deadlock. We'll also examine the impact it's having on the pound. And as Prince Harry launches an eco-tourism initiative we ask is he a hypocrite?
Sep 2, 2019
Brexit - are we heading for a General Election?
With just one week left before parliament is suspended ahead of the UK leaving the EU on October the 31st - is a General Election on the horizon? Sky's Rob Powell in London and Adam Parsons in Brussels analyse the latest political manoeuvring around Brexit.
Aug 30, 2019
Has Apple's iPhone security armour been dented by a hack?
On today's podcast we discuss Google's claim that hackers have been monitoring iPhone users for years. We also examine Boris Johnson's accusation that 'remainers' in Parliament are making a Brexit deal less likely and why a study into HRT for menopausal women has raised concern.
Aug 29, 2019
The murders that shattered Thailand's backpacking dream
We discuss the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, as their killers’ bid to halt their executions fails. Plus, what can Ruth Davidson’s resignation as Scottish Conservative leader tell us about Brexit, the Union and the chances of IndyRef2?
Aug 28, 2019
Why does the PM want to suspend Parliament?
We’ll discuss what Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament means for Brexit and the chances of an autumn general election. Plus, a special interview with the partner of a journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland, and what does Bury FC’s demise tell us about the state of English football?
Aug 27, 2019
What does Nigel Farage's offer to Boris Johnson mean for Brexit?
We discuss why the Brexit Party is offering to do a deal with the Conservatives. Plus, Sky News reveals the UK political party with the most complaints over data use, and our correspondent in Brazil describes the impact of fires in the Amazon.
Aug 23, 2019
Amazon rainforest wildfires: "Our house is burning"
Today on the Daily podcast: The French President calls wildfires in the Amazon an international crisis. Bake Off judge Prue Leith is the latest celebrity cook brought in to improve England's NHS hospital meals And the fight is on to save Bury FC from being expelled from the English Football League.
Aug 22, 2019
UK and France clash over Brexit
French president Emmanuel Macron has told Boris Johnson a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will not be possible in 30 days. Also today, Donald Trump is facing accusations of having a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours.
Aug 21, 2019
Could HS2 rail link be scrapped?
The future of HS2 has been thrown into doubt as a review is launched into whether the £55 billion high speed rail project should continue. Also, China has confirmed a worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained for allegedly violating the law. And US President Donald Trump has cancelled a planned trip to Denmark, after the country's prime minister dismissed his offer to buy Greenland.
Aug 20, 2019
'Jihadi Jack' says he wants to join the fight against Islamist radicalisation
On today's podcast we hear from the former IS recruit Jack Letts, known as 'Jihadi Jack', after he was stripped of his British citizenship and discuss what's next for him. Also, we'll examine reaction to the PM's call to scrap the Brexit backstop and look into the idea of raising the UK state pension age to 75.
Aug 19, 2019
Is fake news about vaccines triggering a rise in measles?
The Prime Minister wants action on social media scare stories about MMR jabs and other vaccines after a rise in cases of measles
Aug 16, 2019
Footballers caught up in gangland turf war
It's understood footballers are spending up to £100,000 on guard dogs for protection, as experts tell us Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are 'caught up in gangland turf war.' Also on today's podcast, we ask what news of British Steel's preferred buyer means for workers.
Aug 15, 2019
Inside Huawei: we meet the Chinese tech giant's founder
Our Asia correspondent is invited inside the Chinese tech giant Huawei to talk to the company’s chief executive about trade wars, Boris Johnson and the UK’s 5G network. Plus, could Jeremy Corbyn become a caretaker prime minister? And, we ask what the latest A-Level grades tell us about education today.
Aug 14, 2019
The death of Nora Quoirin - what we know so far
After the body of the missing London schoolgirl Nora Quoirin was found dead in a forest in Malaysia, we look at circumstances around her disappearance. Also on the podcast, the former Chancellor hits out at Boris Johnson over his Brexit plans and more misery for commuters as rail fares are set to rise once again.
Aug 13, 2019
What is going on in Hong Kong?
As demonstrators in Hong Kong blockade the airport for a fifth day, what next? Our chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay discussing the ongoing protests and how it may affect China-US relations. Also, on today's podcast could it soon be illegal to use a hands free device while driving?
Aug 12, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal explained
Why has the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein - who was awaiting trail on sex trafficking charges - rocked the US? Also, on the podcast - the government announces a review into sentencing laws for violent criminals and sex offenders.
Aug 9, 2019
The economy's shrunk, but should we be worried?
On today's podcast we examine what the latest GDP figures mean, the outcome of a murder trial involving a church warden and magician in a Buckinghamshire village and the rising rate of asthma-related deaths in England and Wales.
Aug 8, 2019
Amazon rainforest decline: Can we save the Lungs of the World?
On today's podcast we explore the impact of deforestation and commercial farming on the Amazon rainforest as a UN report warns land use must alter to limit climate change. We also discuss (16:39) the situation in Kashmir as tensions between Pakistan and India continue to grow.
Aug 7, 2019
Who is the prime minister's most senior adviser, Dominic Cummings?
Boris Johnson's most senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, has rejected claims from a Tory MP that he is arrogant about the constitution. On today's Daily podcast, we look into the career of the former Vote Leave mastermind. Plus, Sky News Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt reflects on the conviction of a serial conman who wrote to him from prison.
Aug 6, 2019
The (limited) ways MPs could prevent a no deal Brexit
Today we look at how far Boris Johnson may have to go to deliver Brexit by the October deadline and we discuss Wayne Rooney's confirmed move to Derby as a player-coach next year.
Aug 5, 2019
The US President blames the latest mass shootings on mental illness
Donald Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings in the United States. But his critics think he has to take some responsibility because of the language he uses. We also ask if the government's 1.8 billion pounds for the NHS is new money or rehashed ahead of a general election? And police criticise those residents who've refused to leave their homes in the exclusion zone around a damaged dam in Derbyshire.
Aug 2, 2019
Is the world heading towards a new arms race as a nuclear pact unravels?
The US blames Russia for the collapse of a landmark arms deal, an embarrassing defeat sets a new record for the PM, and tens of thousands of holidaymakers' plans are thrown into chaos.
Aug 1, 2019
What the reported death of Osama Bin Laden's son means for global terror
Osama Bin Laden's son is said to have been killed, why thousands of people are dying needlessly every day, and the chance of a UK recession has increased.
Jul 31, 2019
Prince Harry suggests smaller families save the planet
We’ll discuss Prince Harry’s suggestion that he’ll have a “maximum” of two children because of environmental concerns. Plus, freak flash floods hit the UK and Boris Johnson tries to revive power-sharing government in Northern Ireland.
Jul 30, 2019
What is the future of the UK high street?
A Sky News investigation looks at our shopping habits as the rise of online retail and out-of-town centres could see a change to UK high streets for good. Also on the podcast, the pound tumbles against the dollar and euro, and in football poor behaviour on the pitch will now be punished with a sin bin.
Jul 29, 2019
Vaginal mesh scandal: Why it should concern all of us
We discuss why the vaginal mesh scandal should matter to us all, and we ask what a weekend of protests in Hong Kong and Russia means for democracy around the world.
Jul 26, 2019
Too hot to handle: Why can't our transport system cope?
We speak to a travel expert about the major disruption to trains and planes during this week’s heatwave. Plus, Boris Johnson pushes ahead with 20,000 more police officers, and fresh concerns about facial recognition technology.
Jul 25, 2019
What Boris Johnson's cabinet tells us
Boris Johnson has appointed his Cabinet. We analyse what it tells us and hear from some of them. Also today, the prime minister has gone head to head with Jeremy Corbyn in the Commons.
Jul 24, 2019
Theresa May leaves Number 10
Theresa May has formally tendered her resignation as prime minister to the Queen, paving the way for Boris Johnson to take over at Number 10. We look at what she has achieved during her three years in office, her best bits and what she will be remembered for.
Jul 23, 2019
New prime minister: Who is the real Boris Johnson?
As the new prime minister promises to unite and energise the UK, we ask those who've worked and studied with Boris Johnson what he's really like. And when he gets behind the door of Number 10, what will be first on his agenda?
Jul 22, 2019
Minister quits ahead of predicted Tory leadership win for Boris Johnson
Sir Alan Duncan resigns as Foreign Office minister because he doesn't want to serve under a government led by Boris Johnson - we ask who else is set to quit?
Jul 19, 2019
Donald Trump - are UK politicians afraid of the American President?
In today's podcast we ask why UK politicians won't call the US President out over racist language, and 17 people are injured in a alleged street car race in Stevenage.
Jul 18, 2019
May's final Commons defeat - Tory rebels make no-deal Brexit harder
Rebel Tory MPs vote against the government to make it harder for Britain's next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit
Jul 17, 2019
Greta Thunberg - the 16-year-old leader of the climate movement
Our climate change correspondent Hannah Thomas-Peter talks to the Swedish activist - who is criticising UK carbon emissions targets. Also on the podcast, are our elderly being let down by the police? And the Prime Minister's final speech.
Jul 16, 2019
What next in Scotland's war on drugs?
There were almost 1,200 drug-related deaths in Scotland last year, the highest level since current records began. On the Daily podcast we investigate what can be done to stop these deaths. Also today, 50 years ago today Apollo 11 was launched leading to the first men landing on the moon. We ask - when NASA returns - will women get to walk on the surface?
Jul 15, 2019
Will England's world cup victory change cricket forever?
We discuss whether England winning the Cricket World Cup will help boost interest in the sport, and inspire a new generation of players. Plus, Donald Trump is accused of racism, and the new face of the £50 banknote is revealed.
Jul 12, 2019
The UK's military boost in the Gulf - can it calm the waters with Iran?
Today we examine the wider impact of growing tensions between the UK and Iran, plus we'll be discussing the issue around what happens to our online accounts when we die and we take a look at England's chances ahead of the Cricket World Cup final this Sunday.
Jul 11, 2019
'This is a dangerous game': Tensions rise between the UK and Iran
Today we examine the findings of a public inquiry into the death of Anthony Grainger who was shot by police in 2012, we'll also be discussing the rising tensions between Iran and the UK and chatting about the Labour antisemitism row.
Jul 10, 2019
Did President Trump bully the UK's ambassador out of a job?
The UK ambassador to Washington has announced he's quitting his post following criticism from Donald Trump. Sir Kim Darroch was called "very stupid" by the US President after a leaked memo in which he criticised his administration. Also today, could your Amazon Alexa save you a trip to the doctor?
Jul 9, 2019
Has Labour clarified its Brexit policy?
On today's podcast, we discuss Labour's decision to campaign for remaining in the EU in the event of a second referendum on a Conservative Brexit deal. Jeremy Corbyn's announced his party will challenge the next Prime Minister to put their deal to a vote. Also today, there's a warning from the Chief Inspector of Prisons as he releases his annual report into jails in England and Wales. We also hear from Sir David Attenborough as he talks to MPs about climate change.
Jul 8, 2019
A diplomatic disaster: How damaging will leaked memos prove to be?
On today's podcast we discuss the fallout to the leak of diplomatic memos, plus we'll take a look at job losses at Deutsche Bank and we'll hear from Heather Mills on what she claims is the highest media libel settlement in UK legal history. We'll also be discussing the benefits of online gaming with your kids and examine the growing interest in women's football.
Jul 5, 2019
Can a car maker's electric plans drive the industry forward?
On today's podcast we take a look at Jaguar Land Rover's plans to build electric cars in Birmingham. We'll also be discussing tensions over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, the growing use of children by drug gangs, concerns over schools closing early in England and how a medical breakthrough's helping paralysis patients.
Jul 4, 2019
Why have police been told to stop using facial recognition technology?
The first ever independent evaluation into the Metropolitan Police's use of facial recognition technology suggests it is not accurate, and could be illegal
Jul 3, 2019
Will Boris Johnson block taxes aimed at reducing obesity?
The Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson wants a review into new levies aimed at cutting obesity
Jul 2, 2019
Stark climate change warning after record heatwave
Scientists make a direct link between last week's record-breaking heatwave and climate change
Jul 1, 2019
Should sex offender suspects get anonymity before they're charged?
Sir Cliff Richard and campaigners are calling for a change to the law over the anonymity of sex offender suspects. Also in the podcast, are the Liberal Democrats really on the rise again? And we look at what Iran exceeding their uranium stockpile enrichment limits means for global stability.
Jun 28, 2019
Will the Salisbury suspects ever face justice?
We discuss whether Theresa May’s tough talk with Russia over the nerve-agent attack will result in any action. Plus, a look back at a busy first week of head-to-head Conservative leadership campaigning, and a special report on the personal cost of the US border crisis.
Jun 27, 2019
A New Climate: How easy is it to cut your emissions?
In the final instalment of our special climate series, we're finding out how we need to change to save the planet. Helen-Ann Smith takes on the challenge of cutting her carbon footprint. If we're all going to have to change our lifestyles, how easy is it going to be?
Jun 26, 2019
A New Climate: How China is hero and villain
Welcome to China - the world's worst polluter. In the latest in our special series about our changing climate, Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire investigates whether Beijing has the appetite to change its ways.
Jun 25, 2019
A New Climate: Costing the earth
We continue our special series of podcasts with a look at the economics behind climate change. Ed Conway asks how much it will cost to save the planet - and who will pay?
Jun 24, 2019
A New Climate: We are chapter one
This week we're putting the Sky News Daily podcast in the hands of our correspondents, as they investigate our changing climate. We will visit China, look at the economics and investigate what we can do at home. But our first special podcast comes from science correspondent Thomas Moore.
Jun 21, 2019
Trump calls off Iran strikes with minutes to spare
The US President says his military was "cocked and loaded" before he called off a strike on Iran. Mark Field is suspended after he was filmed forcefully throwing a climate change protester out of a back-tie dinner.
Jun 20, 2019
Age verification checks on porn websites delayed again
The government's porn age verification scheme has been delayed for a third time. We look at why, and when we can expect it to be introduced. Also, black cab rapist John Worboys has pleaded guilty to drugging four more women. We discuss what this means for his current sentence.
Jun 19, 2019
Royal Security - what happens when it goes wrong?
An elderly lady is in hospital after being hit by a convoy taking the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to an event, and a UN report says there's 'credible evidence' to investigate the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia over the murder of a journalist.
Jun 18, 2019
Football legend Michel Platini questioned over World Cup corruption claims
Facebook is to launch a new digital currency - but how will it work? Former UEFA President - Michel Platini - is questioned about corruption over the Qatar World Cup. The politician who claims female Members of Parliament have to choose between being an MP or being a mum. And, puppy dog eyes are very real - and they serve a purpose too.
Jun 17, 2019
Iran tensions: Are we edging closer to war?
Iran threatens to break an international nuclear treaty within days, and which Tory leadership hopefuls will make it to the next stage?
Jun 14, 2019
Two years on - what have we learnt from Grenfell?
On the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy we look at how those affected are doing now, as there's a fresh warning from the Fire Brigades' Union over safety.
Jun 13, 2019
Boris Johnson - has he got one foot in Downing Street?
We analyse and dissect Boris Johnson's victory in the first round of the Tory leadership ballot and British cyclist Chris Froome is in intensive care following a freak crash while training for the forthcoming Tour de France.
Jun 12, 2019
Tear gas and armed police - why are people rioting in Hong Kong?
Demonstrations in Hong Kong escalate over a proposed extradition law, the UK Government wants us to have "net zero" emissions by 2050 and Boris Johnson launches his Tory leadership bid.
Jun 11, 2019
Could the Oxfam scandal change the charity sector forever?
We discuss the report into Oxfam’s “culture of tolerating poor behaviour”, why two Tory leadership candidates are disagreeing over Brexit, and the co-author of the bestselling “Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible”.
Jun 10, 2019
Tory leadership candidates make their pitches
MPs hoping to be the next leader of the Conservative party and prime minister have launched their campaigns. We'll explore who's in the running. Also, we look at why the number of men giving blood has fallen by almost a quarter in five years.
Jun 7, 2019
Should Nigel Farage's party be involved in Brexit talks?
On today's podcast we discuss demands from the Brexit Party's leader on Theresa May's last day as Tory leader, Labour's narrow victory in the Peterborough by-election and how overdraft fees are changing.
Jun 6, 2019
D-Day 75: Veterans are honoured in France and the UK
On today's podcast we're at key events marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings and we'll hear memories of those involved. Also today, reaction to Ford's decision to close its plant in South Wales and why a privately-run mental health hospital has been place in special measures.
Jun 5, 2019
D-Day landings: Remembering 75 years on
On today's podcast we reflect on events marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War Two, we'll hear stories from veterans and discuss its importance for future generations. We'll also take a look at the issues facing Arcadia and the wider retail sector.
Jun 4, 2019
Trump state visit: A day of protests and politics
On today's podcast we focus on the politics and protests on day two of the US president's state visit to the UK. We also discuss ideas including plain packaging for sugary foods to improve our health.
Jun 3, 2019
Trump state visit: Are we right to roll out red carpet?
Even before he landed in London, Donald Trump had taken aim at the city's mayor - calling Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser'. Find out what prompted the outburst, and what else happened on day one of the US President's state visit to the UK.
May 31, 2019
Trump state visit: What to look out for
Donald Trump lands in the UK for his state visit on Monday. Ahead of his arrival, we get five Sky News experts together to tell us where he'll be going and who he'll be meeting.
May 30, 2019
Are you breaking the law with your Airbnb?
On today's podcast we investigate a growing problem with people breaking the rules over short term lets. We also hear from the Chancellor on Brexit and we discuss England's chances in the cricket world cup and how the competition could boost interest in the sport.
May 29, 2019
Why Boris Johnson has been ordered to appear in court
Boris Johnson has been ordered to appear in court over claims he lied and misled the public by saying the UK sent the EU £350m a week
May 28, 2019
Where do the Tories and Labour go from here?
The former prime minister Tony Blair discusses the fallout from the European Elections - which saw the Conservatives and Labour perform poorly. Ex-Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell is expelled from the party, and what next in the Tory leadership race? As well as this, there's a special report on how the government is hoping to bring down re-offending rates from prisoners.
May 24, 2019
Theresa May's time in Number 10 ends in tears
Theresa May fought back tears as she announced she is resigning as prime minister. Hear the speech she's given, and how Brussels has reacted to the news. We also speak to voters about what they think, and reflect on Mrs May's three years in charge.
May 23, 2019
Gangs are keeping 'scoreboards' for knife and gun violence
It's emerged some gangs in the UK are point-scoring gun and knife violence, based on its severity. Gangs are keeping 'scoreboards' for knife and gun violence Gangs are keeping 'scoreboards' for knife and gun violence Gangs are keeping 'scoreboards' for knife and gun violence Also today: The government has delayed publication of key Brexit legislation And Sky News goes to the south of Idlib province - the last Syrian rebel stronghold.
May 22, 2019
Cabinet 'furious' with Theresa May's new Brexit plan
The Prime Minister has revealed her revised Brexit plan will be published in full on Friday, but it's getting criticism from all sides. Also today: A ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds is to come into force in England from next April and we hear from survivors of the Manchester Arena Terror Attack - exactly two years since the bombing.
May 21, 2019
British Steel on the brink - but can it be saved?
We take a look at why British Steel could face collapse and what needs to be done to save it. We also discuss the use of facial recognition technology by police as a legal challenge is brought in South Wales.
May 20, 2019
Google cuts off Huawei - is your phone affected?
We discuss the implications facing Huawei phone users after Google cuts its Android licence. We also hear a mother's story after a critical report on children in mental health hospitals. And how LGBT lessons in schools has prompted protests in Birmingham.
May 17, 2019
Who will join Boris Johnson in the race for No 10?
Who will join Boris Johnson in the race for No 10? Also today: - Brexit talks have collapsed - A Neo-Nazi has been jailed for plotting to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper with a huge knife. - Amazon's investing invest millions of pounds in Deliveroo.
May 16, 2019
Foreign Office 'in crisis mode' over US-Iran tensions
Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq as tensions rise between the United States and Iran. Also on today's podcast: - Parents object to same-sex relationship classes, which are being rolled out in England. - And why female athletes are being "punished" for having children.
May 15, 2019
Jeremy Kyle Show axed after death of guest
MPs are launching an inquiry into reality TV programmes, after the Jeremy Kyle Show was taken off air following the death of a guest. Also on today's Daily podcast; tensions grow between the United States and Iran over Tehran's nuclear ambitions; Facebook is making changes to its live-streaming after the Christchurch terrorist attack in New Zealand; it's claimed some of the most vulnerable young people are being failed by private mental health units funded by NHS England; and new rules for broadband, phone and TV companies that could save you money.
May 14, 2019
What’s up with WhatsApp, and should we be worried?
We discuss the impact of the WhatsApp cyber surveillance attack, why the National Crime Agency is asking for hundreds of millions of pounds of extra funding, the future of British Steel, and so-called 'deaths of despair' are on the rise. Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 or email email@example.com in the UK.
May 13, 2019
The Jeremy Kyle Show is taken off air
ITV drops The Jeremy Kyle Show indefinitely and Julian Assange is facing another extradition battle.
May 10, 2019
What could the US-China trade war mean for the UK?
We discuss the escalating US-China trade war and what it could mean for the UK. Also today, how booze is leading to harm for others and travelling to the Champions League or Europa League finals? We have tips on getting there.
May 9, 2019
Danny Baker sacked over Tweet row
We discuss how a tweet about the Royal baby has cost the presenter Danny Baker his job. Also on today's podcast we take a look at a government fund to replace cladding on private tower blocks in England and the footballing achievements of Liverpool and Tottenham.
May 8, 2019
Tensions rise as Iran issues 60-day ultimatum to world powers
Iran threatens action if there’s no agreement over nuclear deal; The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appear with their baby son in public for the first time; Uber drivers on strike; and the Green Party launch their European election campaign.
May 7, 2019
Royal baby - what will the name be?
After the birth of the latest royal baby, we're in Windsor to discuss possible names for Harry and Meghan's new 'Baby Sussex'. While in politics, it's another big week for Theresa May - our political correspondent Lewis Goodall joins us to discuss the latest movements in Westminster.
May 3, 2019
PM heckled after 'very difficult' local election results for Tories
Theresa May's been heckled as she admitted the local election results were "very difficult" for the Conservatives
May 2, 2019
Will there be a police inquiry into the sacked defence secretary?
Detectives are facing pressure to investigate Gavin Williamson who's been sacked as Defence Secretary - although he denies leaking details from a secret government meeting.
May 1, 2019
Athlete told she has too much testosterone to compete as a female
Caster Semenya has lost her fight against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners
Apr 30, 2019
Fresh probe into patient deaths after hospital scandal
The deaths of hundreds of patients at a hospital in Hampshire will face a new criminal investigation
Apr 29, 2019
Should rape victims be forced to hand over their phones?
Campaigners aren't happy potential victims of rape are being made to choose between privacy or justice as police are asking accusers to hand over their phones or cases could be dropped. And with a far-right party winning seats for the first time since Franco's rule in the 1970s - what does this mean for Spain after their latest general election?
Apr 26, 2019
Bike hunters: Meet the owners out to catch thieves
We reveal the group of bikers trying to reduce thefts and reunite owners with their stolen vehicles by patrolling the streets. Plus, the fallout from the National Security Council leak over Huawei, the Lib Dems election campaign launch and the “crisis” of falling bird numbers.
Apr 25, 2019
Measles: Why are thousands of British children not vaccinated?
Hundreds of thousands of children in the UK missed the MMR vaccine, and one NHS boss has described it as a "growing public health timebomb”. Plus, the Sainsbury’s and Asda merger is off and details of the next James Bond film are revealed.
Apr 24, 2019
Should a Chinese tech firm build the UK's new 5G network?
Senior security figures warn of the risks of allowing Huawei to access the UK's critical communications network - and Sri Lankan police reveal details of the Easter Sunday bombers.
Apr 23, 2019
Sri Lanka bombings: Were chances missed to prevent it?
Hundreds of people were killed in eight blasts on Easter Sunday, but could the authorities have prevented it, if intelligence was passed on correctly? Plus, the “New IRA” says it killed a journalist in Londonderry, and Change UK launches its European election campaign.
Apr 18, 2019
Racist abuse and conspiracy theories: The trolling of Meghan
Our analysis reveals the extent of social media abuse directed at the Duchess of Sussex - much of it racially motivated - and the bizarre conspiracy theories being peddled online. Also, are climate change protests in London settling in for the long haul?
Apr 17, 2019
Climate protesters hold up thousands of commuters
Clime change protesters carryout third day of direct action, and hear of a new way of rehabilitating sex offenders.
Apr 16, 2019
Rebuilding after the Notre-Dame fire
More than 300 million pounds has been raised to help rebuild Notre-Dame in Paris following a huge fire and we talk to our correspondent in the city to find out how people there have been reacting.
Apr 15, 2019
How easy should it be for landlords to evict tenants?
The government is setting out plans to make it harder for landlords to turf out tenants at short notice, but there are warnings it'll lead to fewer homes available for rent. Also, does Tiger Woods' win at the Masters seal the most remarkable sporting comeback ever?
Apr 12, 2019
New technology to tackle drivers using their phones
New sensors can track when a mobile is used in a car, and Nigel Farage launches his new political party.
Apr 11, 2019
Wikileaks: What next for Julian Assange after arrest?
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange found guilty of skipping bail in a dramatic day in London - following his arrest after Ecuador stripped him of citizenship. Meanwhile, the UK will is given until the 31st of October to sort out it's Brexit position and the speedboat killer Jack Shepherd faces the family of the girl he killed in court.
Apr 10, 2019
Stalking: As police failings revealed, what can be done for victims?
As a report is published into police failings following the murder of a 19-year-old in Sussex - who was stalked and killed by her ex - we look at what changes need to be made. Plus, a special report from up and down the country examining out attitudes to Brexit almost three years since the 2016 referendum.
Apr 9, 2019
LGBT row - teacher receives death threat over lessons
A school teacher has received a death threat in Birmingham over his teaching of LGBT lessons to primary school kids and what next in Brexit? We look ahead to a big day for the Prime Minister tomorrow.
Apr 8, 2019
Online harm: Are new laws needed to protect kids?
The Government promises some of the toughest laws against harmful online content in the world, and how you ask the 999 operator for help without speaking. If you’ve been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode, you can talk to the Samaritans by calling 116 123 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 5, 2019
Racism in football: What will put a stop to it?
Tottenham and England defender Danny Rose says he can't wait to hang up his boots following racist abuse - we look at what measures could put and end to it. And what is a "Flextension" as another Brexit delay is on the cards.
Apr 4, 2019
Is Joe Biden's White House dream already over?
On today's podcast we look at how allegations against Joe Biden could damage any bid for the White House. Also, why MPs are being urged to think more before they speak and we investigate a report on the pregnancy drug Primodos.
Apr 3, 2019
Hillsborough families disappointed as jury can't reach verdict
The jury in the trial of David Duckenfield, the match commander on the day of the Hillsborough disaster, has failed to reach a verdict and he now faces a retrial. Plus, does Theresa May's decision to hold talks with Jeremy Corbyn risk tearing her party to pieces?
Apr 2, 2019
Mesh surgery ban lifted - but is it safe?
On today's podcast we discuss the use of vaginal mesh operations as new guidelines are issued. Also, will Brexit happen next week? We take a look at the latest move to postpone the UK's EU departure.
Apr 1, 2019
Why teachers could be made responsible for tackling knife crime
Theresa May wants doctors and teachers to play more of a role in ending knife crime, and MPs will vote again on what they want Brexit policy to be.
Mar 29, 2019
Brunei legalises stoning and whipping gay people
Today was supposed to be Brexit day - but MPs voted against the prime minister's deal for a third time. And why George Clooney believes we should boycott Brunei.
Mar 28, 2019
Theresa May's Brexit deal hinges on the Democratic Unionists - but they're not budging
Yet more debates are planned on Brexit on the day we were supposed to be leaving the EU - and people living near Grenfell Tower fear chemicals from the fire still pose a health risk.
Mar 27, 2019
Is this the end of speeding?
New laws could automatically limit the speed of all new cars - and the huge jewellery theft which took place just yards from thousands of runners.
Mar 26, 2019
MPs seize control of Brexit - but will it make a difference?
Theresa May is facing another embarrassment as MPs take over the agenda to hold their own votes on Brexit - and we ask Americans what they make of a two-year investigation which has found no evidence Donald Trump's pre-election campaign worked with Russia.
Mar 25, 2019
Brexit: Would changing Prime Minister achieve anything?
Theresa May clings onto power -despite reports of a coup and an ultimatum. So what did happen at Chequers this weekend? Also, we find out what it's like on the ground in Mozambique, after the devastating cyclone there. :: Donations to the DEC Cyclone Idai Appeal can be made at www.dec.org.uk or by calling 0370 60 60 610
Mar 22, 2019
7 Brexit options now on the table
MPs likely to face 7 options for Brexit and the teenagers crushed to death in County Tyrone are laid to rest.
Mar 21, 2019
One million people sign petition to cancel Brexit
Theresa May arrives in Brussels hoping to save her EU withdrawal deal, while more than one million people sign a petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled. Also, a teenager is jailed for killing a six year old, and more drivers are using their phones at the wheel.
Mar 20, 2019
What does Theresa May's Brexit letter tell us?
The Prime Minister finally reveals how long she wants Brexit delayed for - but what has been the response in Brussels? Also, the devastation in Mozambique caused by a deadly cyclone. And after the deaths of two former contestants, Love Island promises to better support its stars. :: Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 in the UK, or email email@example.com
Mar 19, 2019
Is the response to self harm images online good enough?
We examine how self harm images online are being dealt with and there is a 'jaws of death' warning over water supplies.
Mar 18, 2019
Can May hold another vote on the same Brexit deal?
The speaker makes a ruling in the House of Commons on whether the Prime Minister could try a third time to get her EU withdrawal deal through Parliament. Also, another country faces experiences a horrific mass shooting, and why Sky News made history by broadcasting from a submarine.
Mar 15, 2019
Everything we know about the New Zealand mosque attack so far
A man who attacked innocent mosque-goers in Christchurch said 'let's get this party started' as he streamed the shootings live online. We analyse his twisted mission. Plus, the sub-Postmasters who've scored a legal win against the Post Office.
Mar 14, 2019
Bloody Sunday: Families insist justice for one family is justice for all
Disappointed relatives put on a brave face as prosecutors decide to charge just one British soldier over the 1972 Bloody Sunday shootings. Also Donald Trump says 'I told you so' to Theresa May over Brexit.
Mar 13, 2019
Ministers at odds over no-deal Brexit
The chancellor puts government splits over the Brexit crisis centre stage during his spring statement. Plus there's mixed news for businesses on tariffs, and California death row inmates get a reprieve.
Mar 12, 2019
Theresa May suffers another massive Brexit vote defeat
MPs vote by a massive majority to reject the EU withdrawal deal, we'll have reaction and analysis from chief political correspondent Jon Craig.
Mar 12, 2019
Will Theresa May change 116 minds tonight?
MPs vote on whether to adopt Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal plan - and the world wide web turns 30.
Mar 11, 2019
How can a brand new plane fall out of the sky?
What could cause a state-of-the-art passenger aeroplane to crash, and what does it mean for its manufacturer Boeing and aviation safety more generally? Plus, with Brexit talks ‘deadlocked’, we look ahead to the planned second vote on Theresa May’s deal in Parliament. And some of the other big stories.
Mar 8, 2019
Four years on - pilot apologises over Shoreham disaster
The pilot who was flying a jet plane that crashed at the Shoreham Air Show in 2015 has been cleared of the manslaughter of 11 men - apologising to the victims families outside court. And the business tycoon Mike Ashley's plans to take over Debenhams have been met with resistance.
Mar 7, 2019
Labour could face investigation over antisemitism
Labour may have "unlawfully discriminated" against people over antisemitism claims, the equality watchdog has said. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said it could take enforcement action over the complaints, ranging from a voluntary agreement to address the issues raised to a full-blown investigation. It will be contacting the party to set out its concerns and ask for a response within 14 days. Plus, we speak to the father of murdered teenager Jodie Chesney. The father of the murdered teenager has said his daughter was the "nicest person ever" and "wouldn't have done anything to deserve this". The 17-year-old died after being stabbed in the back in an east London park on Friday evening. Speaking to Sky News, her father Peter said: "Someone knows who did this. Just do the right thing. "You'll never know the pain you've caused and the beauty you've taken away. "They've destroyed something beautiful here. It's a disgrace." And John Lewis partners hear what thei…
Mar 6, 2019
How to fix knife crime - by those who live with the consequences
Top police chiefs meet with the home secretary on tackling violent crime and an advert for a chocolate bar is banned.
Mar 5, 2019
How Kylie Jenner became the world's youngest self-made billionaire
Kylie Jenner has been named the youngest self-made billionaire of all-time, thanks to the booming cosmetics company she founded just three years ago. The 21-year-old, who is the half-sister of reality television stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, has made it onto the annual Forbes list of billionaires. She has a net worth of $1bn (£759m). Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was 23 when he made onto the billionaire's list.
Mar 4, 2019
What can be done to stop the stabbings?
The Prime Minister denies falling police numbers are responsible for rising violent crime, but what can be done to stop young people carrying blades? Plus, tributes to Keith Flint and Labour accuse the Government of trying to “bribe” MPs over Brexit.
Mar 1, 2019
The $1m hunt for Osama bin Laden's son
The US government is offering a reward of up to $1m for help locating Osama bin Laden's son Hamza
Feb 28, 2019
How England's gangs prey on thousands of vulnerable kids
Around 27,000 children have been recruited into gangs by "ruthless" criminals who exploit youngsters by arming them with weapons and exposing them to violence, a major report has warned. The study - carried out for the children's commissioner - estimates most child gang members are unknown to authorities, prompting fears that failings exposed by previous sex grooming scandals are being repeated.
Feb 27, 2019
Trump's called a "racist, conman and cheat" by his former lawyer
Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen makes some explosive claims at a hearing at Capitol Hill - he's called the US President a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat"
Feb 26, 2019
MPs to decide on Brexit options
Theresa May says she'll hold votes in Parliament on other Brexit options - if her plan is rejected for a second time.
Feb 25, 2019
Could Brexit be delayed?
The European Council President Donald Tusk has hinted the EU might be welcome to the UK extending Article 50 and 45 years on, an inquest into the Birmingham pub bombings begins.
Feb 22, 2019
Emiliano Sala: The deal, the crash and the unanswered questions
A special report on the death of Emiliano Sala and what it tells us about how the football business treats its players. Plus, the story of one Sheffield man who’s spent decades paying tribute to ten American servicemen. And, a look ahead to this year’s Oscars.
Feb 21, 2019
Police: Jussie Smollett staged racist attack to promote career
US TV star Jussie Smollett is accused by police in Chicago of making up claims of a racist and homophobic assault. Plus, we’ll ask what the latest Brexit talks in Brussels are trying to achieve.
Feb 20, 2019
Are more MPs about to quit their parties?
Three MPs resign as Conservatives to sit with the new Independent Group in Parliament, but are more about to join them? Plus, what does the regulator’s interim report mean for the merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda? And, a special report from across Europe on what they make of Brexit.
Feb 19, 2019
What's going wrong with the British car industry?
Honda confirms it will close its UK factory with the loss of 3,500 jobs. Plus, Jeremy Corbyn speaks about the MPs who’ve quit Labour. And, tributes to fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.
Feb 18, 2019
The Labour split and what next for the Islamic State bride?
Why a group of MPs decided to quit the Labour party and we explore how Islamic State bride Shamima Begum could return to the UK
Feb 15, 2019
Thousands of school children strike over climate change
Thousands of school children walk out of class to join 60 protests across the UK to take a stand against climate change. Plus, what does Theresa May’s latest defeat in Parliament mean for the chance of a Brexit deal? And hundreds of "witches' marks" are found on the walls of caves.
Feb 14, 2019
British Islamic State bride says she wants to come home
A pregnant British woman who fled to Syria aged 15 to join the Islamic State terror group says she wants to return to the UK. Plus, another big day for Brexit in Parliament, and the world’s biggest passenger plane is to be scrapped.
Feb 13, 2019
Murder arrest as twins among three elderly men found dead in Exeter
Police question a suspect after three elderly men are found dead in Exeter and the pilot on trial over the Shoreham Airshow crash insists his primary aim was to avoid risk.
Feb 12, 2019
Tributes to England's World Cup hero Gordon Banks
Gordon Banks has been described as a "hero" and "true legend" following his death at the age of 81 and calls for a review of smart motorways in England, over safety concerns.
Feb 11, 2019
Is the chancellor right to play down slowing growth?
Philip Hammond speaks to Sky News after figures show the UK's economy slowed sharply at the end of 2018, and hear from the former children of Islamic State who are now in rehab.
Feb 8, 2019
The social media 'get rich quick' scams
A Sky investigation reveals how the 'get rich quick' scams on platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat work. Also, tributes pour in as the body of missing footballer Emiliano Sala's is formally identified.
Feb 7, 2019
Recovered body in Emiliano Sala search
A body has been returned to land in the search for missing footballer Emiliano Sala and the horse racing has been suspended in Britain until at least next Wednesday after an outbreak of equine flu.
Feb 6, 2019
Donald Tusk sparks row for 'special place in hell' attack on Brexiteers
European Council President Donald Tusk has strong words for Brexiteers and a British man detained in the UAE allegedly for wearing a football shirt.
Feb 5, 2019
John Barnes: Liam Neeson deserves a medal for race admission
Four children die in a Stafford house fire and actor Liam Neeson is accused of racism following a controversial interview.
Feb 4, 2019
Government's Letter To Nissan Leaked
The letter the government wrote to Nissan with Brexit assurances has been leaked, the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala has been found and we hear from the parents of a student who's gone missing.
Feb 1, 2019
Sky News' Diplomatic Editor challenges the EU over Gibraltar
Fresh weather warnings as snow closes schools and causes travel disruption in parts of the UK and there's an uncomfortable exchange over the status of Gibraltar.
Jan 31, 2019
Thursday 31st January - Snow Warnings
Severe weather warnings as snow and ice prompt fears of a potential risk to life and which football clubs have made changes on January's deadline day