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A weekly podcast from the award-winning newspaper. The New European offers pro-European in-depth analysis of Brexit, politics at home as well as abroad, all whilst celebrating the European way of life. Join Steve Anglesey and special guests every week.

A weekly podcast from the award-winning newspaper. The New European offers pro-European in-depth analysis of Brexit, politics at home as well as abroad, all whilst celebrating the European way of life. Join Steve Anglesey and special guests every week.

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United Kingdom

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A weekly podcast from the award-winning newspaper. The New European offers pro-European in-depth analysis of Brexit, politics at home as well as abroad, all whilst celebrating the European way of life. Join Steve Anglesey and special guests every week.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tragicomic Trussonomics

9/29/2022
In this week’s new-format episode, there’s a deep-dive into the economy’s deep-dive as former Financial Times editor Lionel Barber tells Kwasi Kwarteng and Liz Truss where they went wrong. And Steve Anglesey is joined by new co-hosts Eleanor Longman-Rood and Matt Withers to talk This England - the new Boris Johnson Covid drama - and German doner kebabs. Plus the team puts more bad politicians in the Hall of Shame Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting @TheNewEuropean.

Europe is running out of water; plus Labour and Brexit

9/22/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey asks whether the ongoing droughts in continental Europe are the new normal. The New European writer Clár Ní Chonghaile shares worrying predictions of what the future will hold unless we act now. And Labour historian and author Francis Beckett joins to discuss the party's Brexit stance and its upcoming conference. Finally, Ann Widdecombe, Liz Truss and Andrew Bridgen all feature in the Hall of Shame this week. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by...

Duration:00:37:17

A Royal Special: Why I'm forever linked to King Charles

9/15/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey dissects the week in politics as normal service is paused after the death of Queen Elizabeth II and, it seems, abnormal service resumes as bankers come out on top in the latest instalment of the cost-of-living crisis. Then, The New European columnist Bonnie Greer joins the podcast to discuss how, through an accident of timing, she will always be linked to King Charles, the international reaction to the death of Queen Elizabeth II and why Princess...

Duration:00:46:37

What's next for Brits in Europe?

9/8/2022
In this week’s episode, host Eleanor Longman-Rood discusses Liz Truss's first week at Number 10. Is it out with the old and in with the new or more new leadership, same old failings? She then hears listeners' thoughts on what's next for Rishi Sunak after losing his leadership bid. The New European's Suna Erdem joins the podcast to share her thoughts on how Liz Truss's opening days have been, the challenges facing British Expats after Brexit killed freedom of movement and what Suella...

The last days of Boris Johnson

9/1/2022
In this week’s episode, Matt Withers hears listeners' thoughts on which fictional characters could get a seat in Liz Truss' cabinet. Steve Anglesey talks to New European editor-at-large Alastair Campbell about Boris Johnson leaving Downing Street, his legacy, what he does next and what exactly the atmosphere is like in No 10 when a prime minister departs for the final time. And Edwina Currie, Michael Gove and Dan Wootton are all inducted into the Hall of Shame. Enjoyed this episode? Let us...

Duration:00:27:07

The fall of Kabul, one year on

8/25/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey revels in the fact that there are just 10 days left of Boris Johnson as prime minister, but despairs in the fact that Liz Truss will likely be succeeding him - who this week said she was a solar power sceptic. Then, he hears listeners' suggestions on what they would give Liz Truss as a welcome gift when she moves into Downing Street. Journalist Lynne O'Donnell then joins the podcast to explain the state of Afghanistan one year after the fall of...

Duration:00:53:13

Is the storm of Britain's civil disobedience coming?

8/18/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey discusses the country's rising political tensions as Britain's rising temperatures appear to be halted for now before hearing listeners' suggestions on what they would get Boris Johnson as a leaving present. Journalist Zoe Williams then joins the podcast to discuss the appeal of Boris Johnson that allowed him to remain leader for so long, Liz Truss's policy priorities and how Britain will respond to the worsening cost-of-living crisis. Finally,...

Duration:00:34:19

Six ways to avert economic catastrophe (before it's too late)

8/11/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey discusses the upcoming choice, not between Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, but between heating or eating as the cost-of-living crisis worsens. On a lighter note, he then hears listeners' thoughts on what Liz Truss's show at the Edinburgh Festival would be called. Then, The New European columnist Paul Mason joins the podcast to discuss how the Tory leadership race is approaching the economic crisis, what can be done to fix the broken financial system and...

Duration:00:37:09

Liz Truss's U-turns, predicting elections and Rishi's lies

8/4/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey has Tory leadership race fever. He begins by discussing Liz Truss's disappearing policies and Rishi Sunak's disappearing chances of success before hearing listeners' thoughts on what a choice between the two candidates is similar to. Then, journalist and global editor of The Bureau of Investigate Journalism James Ball joins the podcast to share his thoughts on why Liz Truss would make a terrible Prime Minister (he has 39 reasons, but could go on)....

Duration:00:19:00

Sunak v Truss, 2012 remembered and car-free cities

7/28/2022
In this week’s episode, Steve Anglesey is joined by The New European journalist Suna Erdem to discuss the Conservative leadership race, whether we should be nostalgic for the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and the increasing number of cities going car-free. He goes through listener suggestions as to what films or songs best sum up the Tory TV debates. And Priti Patel, Nadine Dorries and the Daily Telegraph are all ushered into the Hall of Shame. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting...

Duration:00:49:21

Life in a climate of fear

7/14/2022
In this week’s episode, Eleanor Longman-Rood and Matt Withers hear readers' thoughts on what jobs Boris Johnson could do next now he's finally leaving Downing Street. They are joined by journalist Clár Ní Chonghaile to discuss the forest fires sparking into life in Athens again and what the summer might bring. Plus Nadhim Zahawi, Rishi Sunak, Bob Stewart, Shailesh Vara, Tatler magazine and Rehman Chishti are all inducted into the Hall of Shame. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting...

Duration:00:35:25

Boris Johnson’s resignation: What's next?

7/7/2022
In this week’s episode, The New European journalist Eleanor Longman-Rood steps in while our editor and host Steve Anglesey is away. She discusses Boris Johnson's resignation and the events that led up to his departure before asking: what will they do with that wallpaper now? Then, she hears listeners' thoughts on what fictional character could make Brexit work, after Keir Starmer's speech on Monday. Journalist and global editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism James Ball joins the...

Duration:00:38:53

Why is Britain in a self-harm recession?

6/30/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey begins by talking about Nigel Farage's GB news show (but don't let that put you off), before hearing listeners' thoughts on which politicians would headline at the worst music festival ever and what their band would be called. Then journalist and broadcaster Jonty Bloom joins the podcast to discuss why economic predictions are far worse for Britain than other countries, why the economy hasn't had the boom everyone, including Rishi Sunsak, was...

Duration:00:43:22

The sixth anniversary special: Brexit and its dossier of disasters

6/23/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey hears how listeners would ruin a film or song title by adding the word Brexit. Then, The New European journalist Clár Ní Chonghaile joins the podcast to discuss, on the sixth anniversary of the Brexit vote, how it is now clear to all that it really wasn't a good idea. She outlines the dossier of disasters that Brexit has created, suggests how Labour need to step up and how the promises made by the Leave campaign never came true. Plus, Ann...

Duration:00:50:59

Boris Johnson is waging a phoney war on Europe - to save his own skin

6/16/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey hears what our listeners' will be doing to mark 23rd June, six years since the Brexit referendum took place. Then journalist and author John Kampfner joins the podcast to discuss the diversion politics designed to save Boris Johnson's skin as he weaponises Brexit, how Europe has grown tired of Britain's parliamentary antics and how Britain is viewed abroad while they continue to unravel. Plus, Suella Braverman, Jonathan Gullis and Ann Widdecombe...

Duration:00:34:31

Is it time for a career move for Boris Johnson?

6/9/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey hears listeners' suggestions on what Boris Johnson's next job should be, considering 148 of his own MPs don't think he should be in the one he's in now. Then Comedian Mitch Benn joins the podcast to give his take on this, his objections to the prime minister's lack of ethical judgement and his thoughts on how Britain celebrated the Platinum Jubilee. Plus, Brendan Clarke-Smith, Nadine Dorries and David Frost all feature in the Hall of Shame this...

Duration:00:39:21

Has Boris Johnson survived the Sue Gray report? And, what to look out for from the Cannes Film Festival

5/26/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey discusses if Boris Johnson has managed to escape unscathed from the Sue Gray report before hearing listeners' suggestions on what famous book title best sums up her findings. Then, The New European's editor-at-large Alastair Campbell joins the podcast to discuss the report's aftermath and why Labour needs to start thinking seriously about what they stand for as the opposition. Then, in this special double episode and live from the Cannes Film...

Duration:00:47:51

How Brexit is destroying the Falklands

5/19/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey ponders what Boris Johnson’s mood is like after the Met announced they've finished issuing partygate fines. He then hears listeners’ suggestions on what politicians they would like to see on Eurovision and what songs they should sing. Also in this episode, journalist Rob Burnett explains what it is like to live on the Falkland Islands, how Brexit is accomplishing something the Argentine Junta couldn’t: destroying the Islands and, finally, what the...

Duration:00:39:34

Is Europe lagging behind on drugs?

5/12/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey tackles Michael Gove's bizarre BBC interview before hearing listeners' thoughts on which politicians they would like to see in Doctor Who and in which role after the news that Ncuti Gatwa is to be the next Doctor. The New European's Suna Erdem then joins him to discuss why Europe is lagging behind on legalising cannabis, what Sadiq Khan's latest moves on legislation mean, and if legislation could realistically happen in Britain in the next 5 years?...

Duration:00:40:04

The killing fields

5/5/2022
In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey takes a look at the local election campaigns and hears readers' suggestions as to what the Conservative slogan should be at the next general election. He is joined by National Farmers Union president Minette Batters to discuss how war in Ukraine is worsening the sector's Brexit-driven problems and why a food supply crisis could follow. Plus Nadine Dorries, George Eustice and Ann Widdecombe are among those inducted into the Hall of Shame. Enjoyed...

Duration:00:43:00