The Daily T

The Daily T

By The Telegraph

When it comes to making sense of the news, it helps to have an insider’s perspective. Introducing The Daily T, a brand new podcast from The Telegraph.


Camilla Tominey and Kamal Ahmed share their thoughts on the day’s biggest stories, with lively debate and informed discussion, as well as agenda-setting interviews with the key people who make the headlines, all from the heart of one of Britain’s biggest newsrooms


Camilla and Kamal have been journalists for more than 20 years, with access to powerful figures and decision-makers - which means they're well placed to keep you ahead of what’s happening in the world.


So step inside the newsroom every weekday for a frank, fearless and witty take on today’s headlines - because if you know your own mind, you’ll like what’s on ours.


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Episodes

General Election: The seats to watch and the stats to know

As the election campaigns commence and the gloves come off for Sunak and Starmer, Camilla Tominey and Kamal Ahmed find out which seats we should be watching and the issues voters actually care about right now.They'll be joined by newsroom stattos Political Correspondent Dominic Penna and Data Editor Ben Butcher to crunch the numbers - which big beasts will lose out? And where are the key battlegrounds? Plus they'll do a deep dive into the polls with James Kanagasooriam, chief research officer at FocalData. Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/05/2439m 5s

Has Rishi Sunak caught Keir Starmer napping?

It’s the day after the very soggy night before.Camilla Tominey and Kamal Ahmed are joined by Political Editor Ben Riley-Smith to get the inside track from the Conservative and Labour camps 24 hours after Rishi Sunak surprised everyone by calling a general election.They also reflect on Mr Sunak’s slightly shambolic (and damp) speech on the steps of Downing Street and ask whether the timing of the announcement has caught out Sir Keir Starmer.Plus, they reveal just how close Nigel Farage was to standing for Reform, and IPSOS polling guru Kelly Beaver is in the studio to look at the key numbers and indicators that will decide the election.Read: Now is the time for Britain to choose, says Sunak as he fires starting pistol on July 4 election Nigel Farage ‘was all set to run as MP’ but changed mind over early electionListen to The Daily T on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, and subscribe to The Daily T newsletter for updates.Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/2439m 57s

Sunak's snap election

He's finally set the date. This afternoon, Rishi Sunak made a surprise announcement, calling for an election on July 4. So Kamal and Camilla rushed back to the studio to give their snap reactions on why now and what happens next. Plus, they scrutinised the tearful testimony of former CEO of the Post Office Paula Vennells after she finally appeared before the inquiry into the Horizon IT scandal and ask, will anyone ever be held accountable for the harm done to sub-postmasters? They also reflect on the MP Craig Mackinlay’s remarkable return to parliament six months on from a life-threatening battle with sepsis which led to the amputation of both of his hands and feet.Read: 4 July Election: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/05/22/rishi-sunak-calls-general-election/Paula Vennells’s tears don’t wash with postmasters whose lives were ruined, by Gordon Rayner: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/05/22/sympathy-not-forthcoming-tears-paula-vennells-post-office/Tory MP Craig Mackinlay: I lost my arms and legs to sepsis, by Robert Mendick: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2024/05/21/craig-mackinlay-tory-mp-sepsis-quadruple-amputation-pmqs/Six red flags for sepsis you should never ignore, by David Cox: https://telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/conditions/cold-flu/sepsis-shock-septicaemia-causes-symptoms-signs-treatment/Listen to The Daily T on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, and subscribe to The Daily T newsletter for updates.Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/2447m 3s

How should protests be policed?

Lord Walney, author of a new report on political violence and policing protests, joins Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey in The Daily T studio today. He discusses his findings and the controversial recommendation that could force protest groups like Just Stop Oil to pay for disruptions.Plus Camilla and Kamal discuss the ChatGPT artificial intelligence assistant that has left Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson 'shocked and angered'.P.S. This description may have been written with the help of AI...Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan.The Editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is James England. The studio operator is Meghan Searle. The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/2436m 0s

"This was not an accident" - The Infected Blood Report

The NHS and the Government "closed ranks" and took part in a “chilling” cover-up of the infected blood scandal that has claimed more than 3,000 lives, the five-year public inquiry chaired by Sir Brian Langstaff has concluded.Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey are joined by Cara McGoogan, who has spent years covering the scandal as presenter of Bed of Lies, and Jason Evans, whose lost his own father to the scandal at just four years old.Plus, Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant explains the Iranian President's death, and Camilla and Kamal ask - should cyclists have licence plates?Listen to Bed of Lies: Blood, with Cara McGoogan, for all you need to know about the Infected Blood Scandal.The Poison Line: A True Story of Death, Deception and Infected Blood, by Cara McGoogan, available on Telegraph Books: https://books.telegraph.co.uk/Product/Cara-McGoogan/The-Poison-Line--A-True-Story-of-Death-Deception-and-Infected-Blood/27367373ReadHow a ‘wonder drug’ ruined thousands of lives in infected blood scandalEbrahim Raisi, ‘the Butcher of Tehran’, hardline prosecutor who became Iran’s presidentThere’s a solution to the problem of dangerous cyclists: force bikes to have number platesEmail: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The Editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle. The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/2437m 30s

The Infected Blood Inquiry

The Infected Blood Scandal is described as the ‘worst treatment disaster in the history of NHS’. It resulted in thousands of people in the UK in the '70s and '80s being given blood transfusions or blood products that were infected with viruses such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Thousands died after being given contaminated products by the NHS. As the public inquiry releases its final report, Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey are joined on The Daily T by the presenter of Bed of Lies and author of The Poison Line, Cara McGoogan, who has spent years covering the scandal, speaking to those who have been impacted by it.Listen to Bed of Lies: Blood, with Cara McGoogan, for all you need to know about the Infected Blood Scandal.The Poison Line: A True Story of Death, Deception and Infected Blood, by Cara McGoogan, available on Telegraph Books: https://books.telegraph.co.uk/Product/Cara-McGoogan/The-Poison-Line--A-True-Story-of-Death-Deception-and-Infected-Blood/27367373Read:Death, deception and the truth behind Britain’s biggest blood scandalPharmaceutical giants knowingly sold HIV-infected treatment to NHSEmail: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The Editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle. The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/2436m 0s

Why are whistleblowers being hounded out of the NHS?

NHS bosses are destroying the careers of whistleblowers who stand up to protect patients’ lives, according to an exclusive investigation by The Telegraph. More than 50 doctors and nurses have told the newspaper they have been targeted after raising concerns about upwards of 170 patient deaths and nearly 700 cases of poor care.Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey are joined on The Daily T by the journalists behind the investigation; Janet Eastham and Gordon Rayner.Plus, our Political Editor asks Keir Starmer if he's just 'a copycat Blair'?ReadNHS bosses destroy careers of whistleblowers who stand up to protect patients’ livesNHS managers who target whistleblowers should face criminal charges, doctors demandThree whistleblowers who had their careers ruinedStarmer says he’s no Blair ‘copycat’ after launching New Labour-style pledge cardSlovakian PM Robert Fico escapes death ‘by a hair’ as gunman chargedEmail: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The Editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle. The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/2437m 57s

Does stop and search work?

The Policing Minister Chris Philp says in an article for the Telegraph that Stop and Search is a “vital tool” in taking knives off the streets that is “not used nearly often enough” by police. Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey are joined on The Daily T by Shaun Bailey, the former Conservative candidate for London Mayor, who's been stopped and searched himself many times but still believes in it.Plus, the legendary broadcaster Esther Rantzen, who has been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, tells Kamal and Camilla why she believes assisted dying should be legalised in the UK, after last night's BBC One documentary 'Better off Dead', with actress Liz Carr, presented the case against. ReadEnding stop and search was a disaster for black kids, by Shaun BaileyTories tell police: Bring back stop and searchBetter Off Dead? review: Liz Carr presents a powerful argument against assisted dyingEmail: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubToday’s episode of The Daily T was produced by John Cadigan, Lilian Fawcett, and Georgia Coan. The Editor is Camilla Tominey. The planning editor is Venetia Rainey. The video producer is Luke Goodsall. The studio operator is Meghan Searle. The executive producer is Louisa Wells. Original music by Goss Studio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/2437m 52s

Skinny jabs, Ukraine and trigger warnings

A study has found drugs such as Ozempic cut the risk of heart attacks by a fifth. But could these semaglutide jabs also be the answer to Britain’s obesity crisis? In this episode of The Daily T, Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey hear from their Telegraph colleague Laura Powell about her experiences with weight loss pills and why there is so much stigma around being “fat”. We also hear from Ukraine: The Latest host David Knowles about why Vladimir Putin is trying to turn the conflict into Russia’s “forever” war as western interest wanes. Plus: are trigger warnings… triggering?‘I spent two months investigating the real reason I became fat’: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/diet/weight-loss/weight-loss-what-happens-first-two-months/I wrote my weight-loss diary anonymously – but after the comments, I decided to share my name, by Laura Powell: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/diet/weight-loss/weight-loss-jab-journey-reader-responses/Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukThe Daily T Newsletter: telegraph.co.uk/dailytnewsletterSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubListen to Ukraine: The latest: https://podfollow.com/ukraine-the-latest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/2436m 24s

Will Rishi's reboot work?

The UK would be less secure with Sir Keir Starmer in 10 Downing Street, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak warned in a speech today. In their first ever episode of The Daily T, Kamal Ahmed and Camilla Tominey are joined by Telegraph Political Editor Ben Riley-Smith to discuss Sunak’s pitch on national security and why it's quite hard to weaponise the threat of a "grey, sincere bloke" in Starmer. Is it safe to have a baby in the UK? And was Harry and Meghan’s visit to Nigeria a triumph - or a flop?Keir Starmer has ‘no plans’ and ‘no principles’, says Rishi Sunak, by Ben Riley-Smith: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2024/05/13/keir-starmer-rishi-sunak-general-election-uk/Resources for listeners Birth Trauma Association - charity offering peer support services for parents after traumatic birth https://www.birthtraumaassociation.org/peer-support PANDAS (Pre and/or Post-natal Depression Awareness and Support) Foundation - free helpline number 0808 1961 776Email: thedailyt@telegraph.co.ukSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/dailytsubMoney Confidential: https://podfollow.com/moneyconfidential Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/2435m 47s

Introducing: The Daily T

Introducing The Daily T, a brand new podcast from The Telegraph.Camilla Tominey and Kamal Ahmed share their thoughts on the day’s biggest stories, with lively debate and informed discussion as well as agenda-setting interviews with the key people who make the headlines, all from the heart of one of Britain’s biggest newsrooms.Camilla and Kamal have been journalists for more than 20 years, with access to powerful figures and decision-makers - which means they're well placed to keep you ahead of what’s happening in the world.So step inside the newsroom every weekday for a frank, fearless and witty take on today’s headlines. Coming Soon Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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