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  • © Jim Young
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not so much two cheeks on the same backside as Godzilla 1 vs Godzilla 2. And as the plot unfolds, the billionaire Trump turns out not to be a billionaire at all, whilst down-home Hill and Bill have amassed a...
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    Sputnik orbits the World with George Galloway, looking behind the stories which made the news, as well as unearthing the ones that didn’t. As one of the longest serving MPs, expect debate and discussion between George and authoritative, influential, but most importantly informed, guests. Co-host Gayatri will take to the streets and social media, gathering your thoughts and opinions to add to the mix. Topics may differ from politics to social concerns, but Sputnik will remain true to its aim - bringing a new perspective, a different view.
  • © Jim Young
    Episode 139
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not so much two cheeks on the same backside as Godzilla 1 vs Godzilla 2. And as the plot unfolds, the billionaire Trump turns out not to be a billionaire at all, whilst down-home Hill and Bill have amassed a...
  • © Kim Kyung Hoon
    Episode 138
    The canary used to alert miners of the presence of noxious gases. It has since become a metaphor for truth tellers in a dangerous world. We talk to the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Canary - the newest arrival in Britain's online journalism...
  • Miles Chamley-Watson (US) and Artur Akhmatkhuzin (Russia) after a semi-final of the men's foil team competition at the XXXI Summer Olympics. © Grigoriy Sisoev
    Episode 137
    The gamekeeper who turns poacher is the most effective poacher of them all. We invited Tony Norfield, a former banker, senior economist at Bank of America International and global head of FX strategy at ABN Amro, to discuss the corruption and greed...
  • U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton © James Lawler Duggan
    Episode 136
    It is becoming clearer and clearer on a daily basis that regardless of who gets voted in as the next US president, the world will become an even more dangerous place. Trump comes out with ever-more shocking rhetoric. Clinton launches the heavier...
  • © Neil Hall
    Episode 135
    Following Brexit, demand for referendums to quit the EU is growing both in the Netherlands and Italy, Switzerland has abandoned its application to join, Greece may have to default, and Spain and Portugal are facing sanctions. Could the European...
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May © Hannibal Hanschke
    Episode 134
    Is Theresa May the new Iron Lady or is she rather tinnier? Is she the new Mrs Merkel or more the comedian Mrs Merton? Is she left, right, centre? Is she Brexit or will she wreck it? Whatever she is, she now runs the UK and all on the strength of 199...
  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May © Paul Hackett
    Episode 133
    Theresa May, the new Prime Minister (Home Secretary until this week) acknowledged on the steps of Downing Street that if you’re black you’re treated more harshly by the justice system. Although, it’s strange then, that she never...
  • A view of The Iraq Inquiry Report presented by Sir John Chilcot at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London, Britain July 6, 2016. © Jeff J Mitchell
    Episode 132 Chilcot special
    The Chilcot jury has returned a guilty verdict. So when does the punishment begin? And, if there is no punishment, what prevents our rulers from doing the same things all over again. We discuss this question with Dr Kamil Mahdi, an Iraqi dissident...
  • © Catherine Benson
    Episode 131
    So, the UK “Brexited” and the sky didn’t fall in. The pound is stable, indeed climbing, and the FTSE 100 is going through the roof. Sensible people (no matter how they voted) are now turning their attention to the opportunities...
  • A man buys a newspaper the day after Britain voted to leave the EU, at a newsagents in central London, Britain June 25, 2016. © Neil Hall
    Episode 130 Referendum special
    What a difference a day makes… in just 24 hours Britain voted to leave the EU, the prime minister announced his departure from 10 Downing Street, the Scottish government declared it wanted out of Britain and Ireland's largest party said now...