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Covid-19: What Next?
How close to a vaccine are we and how important is mass testing?
The Inequalities of Lockdown
What do we know about the impact of the lockdown on different people and places?
The psychological impact of the coronavirus pandemic
What mental hardship are we enduring and, when normality returns, how changed might we be?
Easing the lockdown
Some countries have opened schools and non-food shops. Can the lockdown be eased safely?
Covid-19 and the Care Sector
Have the mounting deaths exposed cracks in the way we deliver care to the most vulnerable?
Coronavirus and the economy
What are the pandemic and lockdown doing to the economy and and what could happen next?
China and the Pandemic
How have China's relations with other countries changed since the arrival of the virus?
Can Britain avoid mass-unemployment?
Creating and protecting jobs in the time of the coronavirus.
The Leicester lockdown
How local lockdowns will work, Leicester’s is likely to be the first of many.
Can the NHS recover from coronavirus?
What has the pandemic done to healthcare in the UK and will it get back on track?
What is happening to the Uighurs in China?
China's treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang, and how the world is responding.
The UK's place in the world
How can the UK shape foreign policy in response to the threats posed by Russia and China?
How to beat obesity
What’s in the government's plan to help people lose weight and what more could be done?
Scottish Independence: Hope and Fear
What is behind rising support for independence and how could another referendum happen?
Covid-19: the return to school
How should we balance the risks when reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic?
Belarus: the end of a dictatorship?
What will come of the protests in Belarus and who will determine the country's future?
Brexit: deal or no deal?
Where are we up to with Brexit and what will it mean for you?
Football and the Pandemic
Coronavirus might put some football clubs out of business, but how important are they?
Will the US election be free and fair?
Could fraud and voter suppression affect this year's presidential election?
Covid-19: Six Months On
It's been six months since lockdown was introduced - what have we learned about Covid-19?
Sweden and the Pandemic
Sweden decided not to lockdown like other countries - was it the right decision?
Covid-19: are we still following the rules?
To what extent are we following and understanding the guidance designed to keep us safe?
Britain's Immigration Dilemma
What can the government do to control immigration across the English Channel?
Covid-19: Regional Differences
Why are there regional differences in Covid-19 infection rates?
Education: A Testing Issue
Should school exams be cancelled across the UK next summer?
The President's In Tray
Whoever wins the US presidential election, what awaits the next man in the White House?
How Broke is Britain?
Britain’s borrowing is forecast to hit nearly £400bn this year. Can we afford this?
Brexit: Is It Oven Ready?
David Aaronovitch and The Briefing Room team explore Britain's readiness for 2021.
Living with the Taliban
Could the Taliban return to power in Afghanistan? If so, what would the world do?
The Climate Crisis: Are We Moving Fast Enough?
China has set a target for net zero CO2, the US will shortly - but is this fast enough?
Facebook's Monopoly Problem
David Aaronovitch explores the antitrust case against Facebook.
America: what just happened?
What do events in Washington mean for America, its institutions and its politics?
Covid and the NHS
Infections are rising, hospitals are filling up. Is the NHS coping with the Covid crisis?
Putin vs Navalny
Alexei Navalny’s return to Russia has tweaked the tiger’s tail. Why is Mr Putin so afraid?
The Irish Question
Has Brexit brought the reunification of Ireland any closer?
Chaos on the US markets last week as GameStop’s price rocketed. But what really happened?
“Turmoil” in the SNP
A senior SNP MP says the party is in turmoil. Why?
Out of Lockdown
Cautious but irreversible; the promises and risks of lifting lockdown.
Two months since Britain signed a trade deal with the EU, is it working well for business?
Covid-19 and the World
An hour-long special asking which countries have fared better during the pandemic and why?
Global supply chains: is the UK vulnerable?
If global supply chains are interrupted, how will the UK cope?
Northern Ireland: how fragile is the peace process?
Violence in Northern Ireland: has it exposed the fragility of the peace process?
Could Germany Go Green?
Angela Merkel leaves office this year. Might she be replaced by a Green?
India's Covid Catastrophe
India was said to have “defeated Covid”. Now thousands are dying daily. What went wrong?
Hong Kong: Beijing Tightens Its Grip
David Aaronovitch examines what's happening in Hong Kong and where it's going to end.
What does Hamas want?
The Ransomware Threat
What is ransomware and why is it a growing threat?