How a 'spy' balloon inflated US-China tensions
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14h ago
The Chinese Foreign Ministry expressed anger and said the balloon was "an unmanned civilian airship" launched to collect weather data and blew off course accidentally. On the Sky News Daily, host Niall Paterson explores why there was an escalation over the balloon with our Asia correspondent Helen-Ann Smith. Plus, Charley Cooper, a former US government military advisor discusses the renewed tensions between the US and China over the incident, and if there's a concern retaliation could follow in the future. Podcast Producers: Emma Rae Woodhouse and Soila Apparicio Interviews Producer: Alex Ed ..read more
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How do TV crime dramas get it right?
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by Sky News
2d ago
From The Wire to Line of Duty, how police go about catching bad guys has always made compelling TV, but does it matter if the drama reflects reality. As the final episode of the hit TV show Happy Valley airs, how realistic is the show’s portrayal of small-town policing, and crime, in the UK? On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson speaks to a serving police sergeant, Liz Cockayne-Delves, who thinks the show is the most accurate on TV, and barrister and former police officer Jeanette Ashmole, who advised the show, about why it matters TV writers get things right. Producer: Rosie Gillott Interview ..read more
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Ukraine War Diaries: EP43 - Strollers, sacrifice & the Spring offensive (Jan 30-3 Feb)
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4d ago
Now more than half-way through the winter, and more than 11 months since his family fled the country, Ilyas makes peace with the realisation that his eldest son is successfully assimilating into life in Poland, a re-location forced upon his family by the Russian invasion. In Kyiv, conversations with his comrades on the front line forces Seva to yet again match the odds of mounting Russian pressure against the Ukrainian need for ever greater Western firepower. Meanwhile, amid growing fears over a Russian Spring offensive - and the prospect of a major military push against Kyiv - Oksana redoub ..read more
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Who really is George Santos?
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by Sky News
5d ago
A US congressman has found himself at the centre of a web of revelations and accusations. But what do we know about the real George Santos? On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson is joined by Sky's US correspondent James Matthews to unpick a series of alleged lies by Mr Santos including about his heritage and jobs he never held. Plus, he asks Republican strategist, Rina Shah, what could happen next to the controversial politician. Producer: Emma Rae Woodhouse Interviews producer: Alex Edden Editors: Philly Beaumont ..read more
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Why is childcare so expensive?
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6d ago
Childcare in the UK is among the most expensive in the world, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Underfunded and understaffed, it’s becoming a key political battleground issue, one that parties are hoping to capitalise on in the run-up to the next election. On the Sky News Daily, Leah Boleto is joined by MP Stella Creasy and Pregnant then Screwed founder Joeli Brearley to explore the issues parents face when accessing childcare. Plus, Peter Moss, emeritus professor at the Institute of Education at University College London explains why it’s so exp ..read more
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How do you end the strikes?
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by Sky News
6d ago
The first of February will go down as the biggest day of industrial action in a decade, as half-a-million workers strike in bitter disputes over pay, jobs and conditions. Teachers, train drivers, civil servants, university lecturers, bus drivers and security guards are all involved in the disputes. The government's is continuing to push through its controversial plans for a new law on minimum service levels during strikes. On the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson is joined by business correspondent Paul Kelso, to look at the economic impact of the action, and political correspondent Ali Fortesc ..read more
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The death of Tyre Nichols
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by Sky News
1w ago
Tyre Nichols was brutally assaulted by five police officers during a traffic stop in Memphis, Tennessee. He died from his injuries three days later on 10 January, with the beating having striking similarities with the 1991 Rodney King assault in Los Angeles. The family of Tyre Nichols have been invited to meet US president Joe Biden. On the Sky News Daily, host Niall Paterson talks to history professor Brenda Stevenson about the systematic problems with police and the wider justice system in America, and our US correspondent James Matthews about another example of brutality towards a black ma ..read more
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Ukraine War Diaries: EP42 - Tanks, transfers & the threat of doing nothing (Jan 23-27)
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by Sky News
1w ago
Returning from assignment, Seva speaks with comrades in the eastern city of Bakhmut who are in desperate need of more advanced weaponry but happy to be alive. In Kyiv, Ilyas turns his birthday into a military fundraising exercise. And as Ukraine pleads to the West for more heavy weapons, the story of displacement continues as Oksana supports the arrival of more refugees into Kyiv. OUR DIARISTS Seva, 41, is a company CEO and husband to Oksana. Before the war, he travelled across Europe for business. Now, he makes regular supply drops of medical aid and rations to Ukrainian troops on the fron ..read more
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NHS in crisis: A day in the life of a GP surgery  
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1w ago
The NHS is in crisis. Ambulance response times are the worst on record and most departments are struggling to cope with a surge in demand this winter. That includes most people's first port of call when they're feeling unwell, the GP surgery. On this episode of the Sky News Daily, Niall Paterson spends the day on the frontline at a GP practice in Cheshire. There he meets staff and patients to uncover the pressures the practice faces during a time when the healthcare system is on its knees. Podcast producer: Rosie Gillott Digital podcast producer: David Chipakupaku & Emma-rae Woodhouse Ed ..read more
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Inside Myanmar – where journalists rarely go
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by Sky News
2w ago
A Sky News team has spent 12 days inside Myanmar travelling around the country to see how life has changed for ordinary citizens since the junta came to power two years ago. On the Daily podcast, Asia correspondent Cordelia Lynch tells Leah Boleto about what the regime wanted her to see – the military parade to celebrate Independence Day - and the people they’d rather she didn’t - those who are terrified to admit that lives have been destroyed since the coup. Annie Joyce – senior podcast producer Simon Windsor - archive researcher Philly Beaumont and Paul Stanworth – editors ..read more
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