There comes a point, usually in the dead of winter, when one is forced to look further afield for one's listening, preferably to a place where the presenters don't sound as though they have lost the will to live or, conversely, as if they are trying to batter you to death with their joie de vivre.
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David Cameron on Miley Cyrus: 'My kids haven't connected lovely Hannah Montana with this person twerking'
Monday 20 January 2014
Plus other embarrassing pop musings from the Prime Minister
Saturday 04 January 2014
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Thursday 26 December 2013
Monday 16 December 2013
A Gawker essay has ignited a culture war on the value of niceness
Sunday 15 December 2013
Stephen Brenkley and Tom Collomosse review the second day's play of the Third Ashes Test
Friday 13 December 2013
England let a commanding position slip as they failed to capitalise on in taking five early wickets, and Saker feels they must bowl better if they are to stand any chance of getting back into the Ashes
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Political Takeout Podcast: Tory modernisation, the Guardian versus the NSA, and Ed Miliband's pub problem
Wednesday 27 November 2013
This week we discussed Tory modernisation, asked if the Guardian should face prosecution over the Snowden leaks, and wondered whether it matters if Ed Miliband doesn’t go to the pub. We were joined in the studio by broadcaster Sam Delaney, Ruth Porter of the IEA, and down the line by former MP Louise Mensch, Index on Censorship’s Michael Harris, and Bloomberg’s Rob Hutton.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Political Takeout is a funny but informed review of the week’s news and politics
Monday 30 September 2013
Smart thermostats will help households save money on heating
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Chargers can be swapped for official Apple hardwares for $10 or local currency equivalent
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Launched in summer 2005 on iTunes, Apple’s podcasts have now racked up 1 billion subscriptions with the store offering around 8 million episodes from 250,000 different podcasts in more than 100 languages.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
It's official: the gender imbalance is on radio is real, and it's a problem. Of course, for those of us in possession of both ears and ovaries, this is hardly breaking news. But for the benefit of all the knuckle-dragging nitwits who like their ironing done by someone else and who say we should stop whining because we have Radio 4's Woman's Hour – a whole hour! Every day! Entirely to ourselves! – it's now here in black and white.
Sunday 26 May 2013
If you spend a lot of time on your bike, you might have already spotted the latest audio-cycling craze: cyclists jerry-rig a speaker system to their handlebars and take their tunes with them.
Friday 17 May 2013
A Which? investigation published today shows that travel insurance policies have failed to move with the times, giving inadequate cover for the full costs of lost or stolen valuables abroad and potentially leaving holidaymakers hundreds of pounds out of pocket.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more