40 Best UK News Podcasts

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UK News Podcasts

Here are 40 Best UK News Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Today in Focus

Today in Focus London, England, UK
Hosted by Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, Today in Focus brings you closer to Guardian journalism. Combining personal storytelling with insightful ana...lysis, this podcast takes you behind the headlines for a deeper understanding of the news, every weekdaymore
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8.5M 10.9M 4 episodes / week Avg Length 29 min
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2. Sky News Daily

Sky News Daily London, England, UK
The Sky News Daily podcast with Niall Paterson brings a deeper look at the big stories - with Sky News correspondents and expert guests.
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10M 8.4M 1.9M 1 episode / day Avg Length 21 min May 2017
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3. The Audio Long Read

The Audio Long Read London, England, UK
The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the Guardian's long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to som...e of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much moremore
theguardian.com/ne..
8.5M 10.9M 5.8M 3 episodes / week Avg Length 36 min
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4. Sky News Daily

Sky News Daily London, England, UK
The Sky News Daily podcast with Niall Paterson brings a deeper look at the big stories - with Sky News correspondents and expert guests.
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10.1M 8.4M 1.9M 1 episode / day Avg Length 21 min May 2017
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5. Six O'Clock News

Six O'Clock News London, England, UK
The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4
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6.9M 533.4K 21.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 27 min Mar 2021
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6. Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast London, England, UK
The latest from Israel and Gaza and all the top stories from BBC News. Twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends and special episodes. Reports and an...alysis from around the world.more
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6M 2.3M 5.3M 11 episodes / week Avg Length 32 min
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7. Politics Weekly UK

Politics Weekly UK London, England, UK
Guardian political columnist John Harris hosts a cast of voices from up and down the country as well as across the political spectrum to analyse the w...eek's political news. For US Politics with Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland, make sure to search 'Politics Weekly America' wherever you get your podcastsmore
theguardian.com/po..
8.5M 10.9M 5.8M 1 episode / day Avg Length 35 min Oct 2017
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8. FT News Briefing

FT News Briefing London, England, UK
A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every... weekday morning.more
ft.com/ft-news-bri..
4.1M 7.6M 3.3M 4 episodes / week Avg Length 13 min Oct 2018
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9. UK Column Radio

UK Column Radio UK
International News From Britain with Mike Robinson and Brian Gerrish
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930 2.1K 1 episode / day Avg Length 61 min Dec 2015
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10. KSR

KSR Matt Jones and the KSR crew bring you the latest in UK news and views Mon.-Fri. from 10 to noon.
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164.3K 288.3K 39.5K 2 episodes / day Avg Length 46 min
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11. Times news briefing

Times news briefing London, England, UK
The latest headlines and analysis from Britain's most trusted newspaper - now delivered to you three times a day. You can catch up on all the stories ...from the Times news briefing by listening to Times Radio on DAB, online.more
play.acast.com/s/t..
842.2K 1.8M 1M 3 episodes / day Avg Length 4 min Sep 2020
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12. The Royal Rota

The Royal Rota UK
The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the ...big stories they've been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.more
itv.com/news/topic..
2.2M 2.6M 451.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 33 min Aug 2018
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13. UK Column Podcasts

UK Column Podcasts Plymouth, UK
The UK Column is an independent news organisation analysing the information war. It remains the work of a small core group of volunteers, and we are o...nly able to do what we do due to the generosity of those who donate and subscribe.more
ukcolumn.org/audio..
73.3K 65.3K 1 episode / day Avg Length 61 min
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14. WBUR News

WBUR News Boston, England, UK
A lot happens in Boston every day. To help you keep up, WBUR, Boston's NPR News station, pulled these stories together just for you. Science, tech...nology, arts, politics, health, business, investigations, and so much more it's all the local news you need, delivered by the best reporters in Massachusetts.more
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101.8K 96K 33.4K 3 episodes / day Avg Length 5 min Aug 2008
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15. Learning English News Review

Learning English News Review London, England, UK
News Review shows you how to use the language from the latest news stories in your everyday English. Published every Tuesday by BBC Learning English.
bbc.co.uk/programm..
7.3M 551.9K 347.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 7 min Oct 2017
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16. Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist London, England, UK
The perfect way to start the day in Europe is with Monocle's morning news programme. Join Monocle Radio editors, presenters and guests as they set... the agenda in international news and business. Winner Best News & Politics Radio Show in the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards.more
monocle.com/radio/..
33.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 59 min Oct 2017
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17. 5 Live News Specials

5 Live News Specials London, England, UK
Showcasing BBC Radio 5 Live's news specials, including in-depth interviews.
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445K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / year Avg Length 44 min Aug 2013
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18. The Week Unwrapped - with Olly Mann

The Week Unwrapped - with Olly Mann London, England, UK
The biggest unreported stories of the week, discussed, digested, and debated.
theweek.co.uk/the-..
162.6K 18.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 42 min
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19. UC Today News

UC Today News UK
Listen on your daily commute, whilst walking the dog, or in the gym. UC Today provides bite size podcasts, bringing you all of the latest industry new...s, reviews and opinions from some of the market's leading thinkers. UCToday.com is the leading news and reviews platform for the Unified Communications industry.more
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548 17.2K 4 episodes / month Avg Length 18 min Nov 2017
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20. UK Law Weekly

UK Law Weekly London, England, UK
A weekly podcast on recent legal decisions and news.
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402 1 episode / week Avg Length 10 min
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21. Breaking the News

Breaking the News London, England, UK
Topical comedy panel show takes a satirical view of the week's headlines.
bbc.co.uk/programm..
1.9M 18.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 29 min Oct 2020
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22. BRB UK Podcast

BRB UK Podcast UK
It's no secret that most of the gaming news out there is based out of the US. So, it's about time that there was a gaming podcast that brings you the... best of British and that show is the Big Red Barrel UK Podcast. Make sure you join your hosts Dan, Tim and Coleman for your weekly fix of British gaming news and reviews.more
bigredbarrel.com/blog
1.3K 2K 785 4 episodes / month
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23. The Slow Newscast

The Slow Newscast The Slow Newscast takes news slowly. We investigate, we report, and every week we try to focus on the stories that matter in the UK and around the wor...ld. Your host is Basia Cummings.more
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1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min
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24. Pod Save The Queen | Royal family News

Pod Save The Queen | Royal family News London, England, UK
Welcome to Pod Save The Queen - the royal podcast from the Daily Mirror. Expect behind the scenes details, fashion, travel, causes, politics, and soci...ety, plus interviews with people who can provide particular insight into your favorite royals, their work, and their place in Britain today.more
globalplayer.com/p..
3.3K 5.9K 4 episodes / month Avg Length 38 min Dec 2017
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25. Simple English News Daily

Simple English News Daily UK
Daily world news in clear English. Seven minutes of the most important stories in slow, intermediate English. For English learners, teachers, and peop...le with English as a second language. If you want to know today's world news of politics, business, natural events and human rights in clear, easy English, then SEND7 is for you, every morning.more
send7.org/podcast
668 206 1.2K 1 episode / day Avg Length 11 min Mar 2020
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26. Motoring Podcast | News Show

Motoring Podcast | News Show UK
Motoring enthusiasts Alan and Andrew discuss their takes on the week's motoring news in this 45 to 60 minute audio podcast.
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1.6K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 48 min Aug 2016
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27. Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show

Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show Scotland, UK
Iain, Iain and Jamie from The Giant Brain bring you a fortnightly show featuring the best in Tabletop Gaming News, Debates on topics of the day and sp...ecial guests.more
giantbrain.co.uk/p..
301 1.8K 278 1 episode / month Avg Length 39 min Apr 2018
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28. The News show

The News show Birmingham, England, UK
We are the UK's leading provider of high-quality broadcasts centred around Tech and an awful lot more. Join in now and have a listen to the podcas...t!more
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266 906 1 episode / month Avg Length 4 min Dec 2010
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29. Comedians vs. the News

Comedians vs. the News London, England, UK
Comedians with the funny take on global headlines. NYC comedy couple Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini serve-up the news as you’ve never hear...d it before.more
bbc.co.uk/programm..
5.7M 2.3M 5.3M
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30. Calling Peston: The ITV News Politics Podcast

Calling Peston: The ITV News Politics Podcast UK
Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan from the ITV News politics team chew through the week's big UK political stories and give Political Editor Robert Pe...ston a call from wherever he is to get his take on it all. We'll also be talking to special guests from the world of politics and beyond - and hear from ITV's political correspondents based around the country to find out what's happening beyond the Westminster bubble.more
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1.3M 2.3M
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31. How did we get here? Explaining the news

How did we get here? Explaining the news UK
How did we get here? Join Andy Bell as he explains the world's biggest news stories through interviews with politicians, experts and analysts.
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356.6K 74K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 27 min Jan 2020
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32. The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast London, England, UK
The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of la...test technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.more
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129.5K 278K 98.6K
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33. The Philosopher & The News

The Philosopher & The News Cambridge, England, UK
In this new podcast, Alexis Papazoglou (Christ's 2003) will be interviewing some of the world's most interesting philosophers. Together, they ...will bring to the surface the philosophy hidden behind the biggest news stories, and explore the ideas that can help us understand the times we're living through.more
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2.4M 7.7K 1.3M 6 episodes / year Avg Length 59 min Dec 2020
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34. The HeirPod | Royal News & Interviews

The HeirPod | Royal News & Interviews Go behind palace walls with ABC News royal contributor Omid Scobie as he dives deep into the latest stories from the House of Windsor with insider int...erviews and special guests.more
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135.3K 15.3K 16.4K Oct 2020
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35. FATN Talking News

FATN Talking News UK
Covering the Surrey and Hampshire borders
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Dec 2020
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36. Wildlife News

Wildlife News UK
20 years of nature news. Follow our podcast!
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2.4K Mar 2021
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37. Kind thoughts for Meghan Markle

Kind thoughts for Meghan Markle Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
Listen in for positive commentary about the lives and the work of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (the Duke & Duchess of Sussex) and their adorable son... Archie. Let's see how their lives evolve as they live independently from the British Royal Family. I will keep you informed about the causes that are important to Meghan and Harry. From time to time I will highlight issues arising in their media coverage.more
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237 2 episodes / year Avg Length 7 min Jul 2020
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38. Sagittarius Eye Podcast: Elite Dangerous' leading news network

Sagittarius Eye Podcast: Elite Dangerous' leading news network UK
With a history of publishing excellence, a top-notch team of talented contributors, galactic reach, and peerless coverage and insight, Sagittarius Eye... is your indispensable companion to the Milky Way.more
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1.4K 4.3K Sep 2017
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39. Chester Talking Newspaper

Chester Talking Newspaper Chester, England, UK
Local weekly news for visually impaired people living in Chester (England). Our weekly news cassettes and memory sticks are prepared and posted to loc...al listeners on a Friday evening, with the online version being uploaded to our website shortly afterward.more
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563 Jan 2021
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40. Good Morning UK. Have Your Say!

Good Morning UK. Have Your Say! UK
A Force For Good's pro-UK weekly mid-morning Show, broadcasting LIVE from the Great British City of Glasgow with your host, Alistair McConnachie. ...AFFG is a Scottish Unionist Campaign Group and Think Tank which works to Keep the UK Together, Defend our Heritage, and Promote a Great British Brexit!more
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40.4K 27.7K Jan 2021
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UK News Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering UK News. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
The Times play.acast.com 352
Talk Radio 1080 (WKJK-AM) podbean.com 260
BBC World Service bbc.co.uk 256
Sky News podcasts.apple.com 165
Alternate Current Radio spreaker.com 163
Sky News news.sky.com 162
WBUR npr.org 155
SEND7 send7.org 146
BBC Radio 4 bbc.co.uk 138
Financial Times ft.com 120
UK Column ukcolumn.org 108
Monocle monocle.com 104
ITV News itv.com 82
The Week theweek.co.uk 81
Peter Timothy Cooper spreaker.com 61
Jeanette Songolo buzzsprout.com 54
British Tech Network britishtechnetwork.com 43
UC Today buzzsprout.com 41
Reach Podcasts globalplayer.com 29
Tortoise Media shows.acast.com 28
BigRedBarrel.com bigredbarrel.com 21
Marcus Cleaver soundcloud.com 18
Motoring Podcast motoringpodcast.com 17
BBC Radio bbc.co.uk 17
Alexis Papazoglou buzzsprout.com 10
BBC Radio Scotland bbc.co.uk 10
The Giant Brain giantbrain.co.uk 8
BBC Radio 5 Live bbc.co.uk 1
BBC Sounds bbc.co.uk 1
Wst Productions spreaker.com/show/wildcatsportstalk 6
Faiths Against Child Sexual Exploitation facesluton.podbean.com 2
Hilary Platt adeptenglish.com/lessons 2
Jenny Hacking spreaker.com/show/its-murder-up-north_1 18
Uk True Crime Podcast audioboom.com/channels/4904127-uk-true-crime-podcast 17
The Unseen Podcast spreaker.com/show/the-unseen-podcast 14
Morning Cup Of Murder podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/morning-cup-of-murder/id1462365038 13
Host archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/soupcast 8
Macabre London Podcast podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/macabre-london/id1180202350 8
The Tip Off thetipoffpodcast.com/episodes 8
Jason Carpenter deadrabbitradio.libsyn.com 6
Rena Tunechi buzzsprout.com/273751 6
Tvps tvps.org.uk/podcast-2 6
Wondery | Redhanded podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/redhanded/id1250599915 6
Bobby Capucci spreaker.com/show/the-epstein-chronicles 5
The True Crime Enthusiast Podcast audioboom.com/channels/4938453-the-true-crime-enthusiast-podcast 5
Tldr News art19.com/shows/the-daily-briefing 5
Darkness Radio omny.fm/shows/darkness-radio 4
Marion Ellis lovesurveying.com/the-surveyor-hub 4
Morbid Network | Wondery wondery.com/shows/morbid-a-true-crime-podcast 4
Rainbowcrimes spreaker.com/show/rainbowcrimes 4
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