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The UK’s flagship daily news podcast from the BBC, Newscast dives into the day’s big stories so you’re never out of your depth. Newscast picks the brains of BBC News experts so you’re ready if someone picks yours, covering the latest developments in politics in Westminster and beyond, what the cost of living means for the money in your pocket and the impact of climate change. Can Rishi Sunak turn the Conservatives fortunes around? Will Sir Keir Starmer and the Labour Party win the next general election? Newscast will give you all the best insights from BBC News...

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Score: 5

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Sep 16, 2023

"....a show that knows what it is and who it’s for, has moved to seven days a week. When It Hits the Fan might take some tips from it. There’s a briskness and jollity here that means you can’t get bored. Plus, of course, everyone on the show has the advantage of actually still being involved in the areas they’re talking about...Newscast already has a sense of community and both the familiar Kuenssberg and the funny O’Connell will slot right in."

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