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Is the US Supreme Court fit for purpose?
US Supreme Court
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Is the US Supreme Court fit for purpose?

Abortion rights decision and other recent rulings trigger questions about legitimacy of America’s highest court
6 Jul 2022
Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?
Marine Le Pen
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Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?

Recent election results ‘cemented’ status of Marine Le Pen’s Eurosceptic party as ‘mainstream’ opposition
29 Jun 2022
Does nuclear energy have an image problem?
Boris Johnson visits Hinkley Point C
Podcasts

Does nuclear energy have an image problem?

Government plans to expand UK’s nuclear network to help achieve net-zero
22 Jun 2022
The ever-blurring boundaries between celebrity and politics
Boris Johnson under spotlight
Podcasts

The ever-blurring boundaries between celebrity and politics

The prevalence of media platforms has given further rise to the theatrical elements of politics, experts say
15 Jun 2022
Will fast fashion ever slow down?
Clothes rails of fast fashion garments
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Will fast fashion ever slow down?

Love Island swaps fast-fashion sponsors for eBay amid concerns about environmental impact of clothes waste
8 Jun 2022
The Overview: are copyright rows threatening music?
Ed Sheeran performs
Podcasts

The Overview: are copyright rows threatening music?

A growing number of chart-toppers have been accused of copying other artists’ work
23 Mar 2022
The Overview: what can the UK do about Russian money laundering?
Aerial view of London Shard and Tower Bridge
Podcasts

The Overview: what can the UK do about Russian money laundering?

UK is cracking down on Russian dirty money in the English capital following Ukraine invasion
16 Mar 2022

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The Overview: can we recycle ourselves out of environmental disaster?
Bailed recycling waste
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The Overview: can we recycle ourselves out of environmental disaster?

Experts question how much recycling can really help in push to protect our planet
9 Mar 2022
The Overview podcast: do NGOs help or harm?
Red Cross workers
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The Overview podcast: do NGOs help or harm?

Critics have highlighted potentially harmful consequences of humanitarian aid work
2 Mar 2022
The Overview podcast: why are more books being banned?
Child reads book in library
Podcast

The Overview podcast: why are more books being banned?

Hundreds of titles are disappearing from library shelves and syllabuses as the US culture wars escalate
23 Feb 2022
The Overview podcast: Why have MMR vaccination rates dropped?
Child gets vaccinated
Podcast

The Overview podcast: Why have MMR vaccination rates dropped?

Experts explore why fewer people are getting inoculated against some of the world's most infectious diseases
16 Feb 2022
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