The Daily News Briefing in Podcasts

This daily news briefing is a podcast playlist updated in real time with new content from the most trusted sources. An audio overview about what is trending now in the news. This is what news should sound like.

Today in Focus Who should lead Labour?

Ballots went out to Labour members this week as the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader intensifies. The remaining candidates, Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy, all made their pitches to a live audience at this week’s Guardian hustings in Manchester. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…

Post Reports What millennial voters care about in 2020

Eugene Scott describes the impact young voters may have on the presidential election. Drew Harwell on the psychological toll of Web-connected cameras. And Dan Keating explains whether the stop-and-frisk program is actually what lowered the crime rate in New York City, as former mayor Michael Bloomberg claims. Read more:What do young South Carolina Democrats want most in the upcoming election? Big change.Ring, Nest and other Internet-connected cameras have normalized surveillance and created a nation of voyeurs. An analysis of crime data in New York City suggests that the stop-and-fri…

Today, Explained The last stronghold in Syria

Idlib province in northwestern Syria is now the last stronghold of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad and one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…

The Briefing The Evening Briefing: Thursday February 27

UK tells EU: Agree trade terms by June or risk no-deal http://bit.ly/3ab6btu |Red lines revealed: What the UK wants from a Brexit trade deal http://bit.ly/2I2VHR6 |Heathrow airport: Third runway plans blocked by Court of Appeal http://bit.ly/396bsm8 |Runway reaction: Response to Government defeat over Heathrow expansion - liveblog http://bit.ly/2we7rNH |Coronavirus updates: First UK case linked to Tenerife outbreak http://bit.ly/2Vw6B9N |Self-isolation: The dos and don'ts of coronavirus quarantine at home http://bit.ly/2T4toIb |Quack squad: 'Duck army' measuring 100,000 to fight locust plague&…

The Takeaway How President Trump Fits into the Global Rise of Authoritarian Leaders 2020-02-27

How President Trump Fits into the Global Rise of Authoritarian Leaders The term “authoritarian” is being used to describe President Trump more frequently in some U.S. media. But is that an appropriate label? Why Innocent People Admit to Crimes They Didn't Commit Wrongful convictions and false confessions are more common than we think.  Census 2020: Addressing Cybersecurity Threats to the First Online Census 2020 will be the first time ever that most people will use digital technology to fill out the census, opening up the process to a number of potential cybersecurity threats.

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How President Trump Fits into the Global Rise of Authoritarian Leaders 2020-02-27

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The Intelligence Delhi melee: India’s citizenship protests

Violence in the country’s capital is the worst in decades. The unrest pits the ruling party’s Hindu-nationalist agenda against citizens proud of India’s secular history. Both technology and society are outpacing the laws on free speech; we examine the battle lines. And we turn a data set outlining Europe’s economic history into sound. For full access to print, digital and audio editions of The Economist, subscribe here www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy…

The Daily The Coronavirus Goes Global

What began as a public health crisis in China is well on the way to becoming a pandemic. And while there is a lot of news about the coronavirus, there is also a lack of understanding about the severity of the threat. As officials warn of a potential outbreak in the U.S., we ask: How bad could the coronavirus get? Guest: Donald G. McNeil Jr., a science and health reporter for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: President Trump sought to reassure the country that the U.S. government was controlling the spread of…

What’s Next Can Bernie Beat Trump?

As Bernie Sanders becomes the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, pundits have started wringing their hands about Bernie’s chances of winning in a general election. Are any of these fears grounded in reality? Guest: Steve Kornacki, National Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…

The World This Week Massive job cuts at HSBC

As profits plunge, HSBC says it will axe 35,000 jobs, and move back to its roots in Hong Kong and Shanghai. But is this wise, given the economic effect of the coronavirus outbreak? Also: the UK introduces an immigration points scheme to deter low-skilled workers; the Amazon CEO promises ten billion dollars to save the planet, and it's the end of the road for the much-loved Australian Holden car. Photo: Business man passing by an HSBC Bank sign in Hong Kong; Credit: Getty Images…

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