The Thaw that Counts
Tuesday, 22 March
There’s a heatwave in the North Pole (and the South Pole)… Adam chats to the BBC’s Climate Editor, Justin Rowlatt, and Dr Bethan Davies, a glacial geologist, about what it all means.
Simon Shuster, from TIME Magazine, tells us what it's like interviewing the Putin-critic, Alexei Navalny, after he was given nine years in a penal colony in Russia.
On “Spring Statement Eve” Chris pops on the pod to explain what we should all be looking out for from the Chancellor on Wednesday.
And Prof Al Edwards opens up about why Adam (who is still broadcasting from his cupboard at home because he's got Covid) is still getting two thick lines on his lateral flow test!
This edition of Newscast was made by Tim Walklate, John Murphy and Miranda Slade. The technical producer was Emma Crowe. The assistant editor was Sam Bonham.